Find current funding opportunity announcements (FOAs), including requests for applications (RFAs) and program announcements (PAs/PARs), requests for proposals (RFPs), notices (NOTs) of changes and guidelines, and concepts, which may turn into specific initiatives. This section also describes the mechanisms that the NICHD uses to provide extramural funding support.
Learn the basics about extramural funding instruments and FOAs before you decide which funding mechanism best fits your needs.
Get descriptions of mechanisms used by the NICHD to support research activities, and links to specific FOAs.
Find current FOAs, including RFAs, PAs/PARs, RFPs, and NOTs of changes and guidelines.
Proposed Funding Opportunities
These concepts, which are reviewed and approved by the Institute’s advisory council, may turn into specific research initiatives. To see an archive of prior concepts, go to the Council Archives page.
These NOTs, published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, relate to various NICHD FOAs and contract opportunities.
Find out what research areas and topics are within the NICHD's portfolio along with links to the research supported by the NICHD extramural research program.