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The NICHD issues and participates in various FOAs to support research activities and training using requests for applications (RFAs), program announcements (PAs/PARs), and requests for proposals (RFPs). In addition, NIH Guide Notices for NICHD provide updates on extramural policy issues related to funding and NICHD FOAs.

RFPs and Contracting Opportunities

Current RFPs and contracting opportunities related to the NICHD are available through the Federal Business Opportunities Web site.

Investigator-Initiated (Unsolicited) Projects

To submit unsolicited or investigator-initiated applications, use the appropriate NIH Parent Announcement.


Active Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for All NICHD  
Announcement Number Submission
Expiration DateActivity Code(s)Title
PA-13-110 May 08, 2016 R01 Obesity Policy Evaluation Research (R01)
PA-13-118 May 08, 2016 R01 Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R01)
PA-13-153 May 08, 2016 R01 Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood (R01)
PA-13-154 May 08, 2016 R21 Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood (R21)
PAR-13-130 May 08, 2016 R01 Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01)
PAR-13-131 May 08, 2016 R03 Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R03)
PAR-13-132 May 08, 2016 R21 Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R21)
Application Due Dates: New applications: October 31, 2014; June 5, 2015; February 5, 2016; October 5, 2016; June 5, 2017. Resubmission applications: November 5, 2014; July 5, 2015; March 5, 2015; November 5, 2016; July 5, 2017. AIDS Application Due Dates: January 7, 2015, September 7, 2015, May 7, 2016, January 7, 2017, September 7, 2017
September 08, 2017 R01, Testing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (R01)
February 5, 2015; October 5, 2015; June 5, 2016; February 5, 2017
February 06, 2017 R01, Understanding Factors in Infancy and Early Childhood (Birth to 24 months) That Influence Obesity Development (R01)


Last Reviewed: 07/17/2015

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