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Funding Opportunity Announcements

Funding Opportunities for the Week Ending August 11, 2017

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Forecasted funding opportunities

Date Due: Nov 01, 2017
NOT-GM-17-015 Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25)
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), pre-service and in-service teachers (Teachers) and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development and Informal Science Education (ISE) projects.

Tony Beck (3014804623) beckl@mail.nih.gov

NOT-HL-17-528 Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for ‘Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health Related Research’ (PRIDE) Coordinating Center (U24)
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute intends to publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications for a Coordinating Center (CC) to support the Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health Related Research (PRIDE). The PRIDE CC will provide programmatic support to the PRIDE Summer Institutes (R25) whose goal is to enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce through provision of research education and mentoring programs for junior faculty from under-represented backgrounds. This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive applications.

NOT-HL-17-529 Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NHLBI Program Project Applications (P01)
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health   

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

Cancer
Global Health
Maternal and Child Health
Suicide Prevention

Cancer

Date Due: Letters of Intent must be received no later than September 22, 2017. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a complete application by January 8, 2018.
NextGen Cancer Research Grants
Sponsor: AACR
http://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=48#.WYxZJGdWKEq

The AACR NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research represent the AACR's flagship funding initiative to stimulate highly innovative research from young investigators. This grant mechanism is intended to promote and support creative, paradigm-shifting cancer research that may not be funded through conventional channels. It is expected that these grants will catalyze significant scientific discoveries and help talented young investigators gain scientific independence.

 

Date Due: Dec. 21, 2017
W81XWH-17-BCRP-INNOV2 DoD Breast Cancer, Innovator Award
Sponsor: Department of Defense Dept. of the Army -- USAMRAA
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

The Innovator Award supports visionary individuals who have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovative work, and paradigm-shifting leadership in any field including, but not limited to, breast cancer. The Innovator Award will provide these individuals with the funding and freedom to pursue their most novel, visionary, high-risk ideas that could accelerate progress to ending breast cancer. Because the intent of the Innovator Award mechanism is to recognize these remarkably creative and innovative visionary individuals, rather than projects, the central feature of the award is the innovative contribution that the Principal Investigator (PI) can make toward ending breast cancer.

Date Due: Dec. 6, 2017
W81XWH-17-BCRP-BREAKTHROUGH2-FL12 DoD Breast Cancer, Breakthrough Award Levels 1 & 2
Sponsor: Department of Defense Dept. of the Army -- USAMRAA
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer. The critical components of this award mechanism are: Impact: Research supported by the Breakthrough Award will have the potential for a major impact and accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer. The impact may be near-term or long-term, but must be significant and move beyond an incremental advancement. Applications must articulate the pathway to making a clinical impact for individuals with, or at risk for, breast cancer, even if clinical impact is not an immediate outcome. Research Scope: Research proposed under this award mechanism may be small- to large-scale projects, at different stages of idea and research development. Two different funding levels, based on the scope of the research, are available under this Program Announcement

Date Due: Dec. 21, 2017
W81XWH-17-BCRP-BREAKTHROUGH2-FL34
DoD Breast Cancer, Breakthrough Award Levels 3 & 4
Sponsor: Department of Defense Dept. of the Army – USAMRAA
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer. The critical components of this award mechanism are: Impact: Research supported by the Breakthrough Award will have the potential for a major impact and accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer. The impact may be near-term or long-term, but must be significant and move beyond an incremental advancement. Applications must articulate the pathway to making a clinical impact for individuals with, or at risk for, breast cancer, even if clinical impact is not an immediate outcome. Research Scope: Research proposed under this award mechanism may be small- to large-scale projects, at different stages of idea and research development.

Date Due: Dec. 6, 2017
W81XWH-17-BCRP-EOHS2 DoD Breast Cancer, Era of Hope Scholar Award
Department of Defense Dept. of the Army -- USAMRAA
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

The Era of Hope Scholar Award supports individuals early in their careers who have demonstrated significant potential to effect meaningful change in breast cancer. These individuals should be exceptionally talented scientists who have shown that they are the “best and brightest” in their field(s) through extraordinary creativity, vision, innovation, and productivity. They should have demonstrated experience in forming effective partnerships and collaborations and must exhibit strong potential for future leadership in breast cancer research. As the intent of the Era of Hope Scholar Award is to recognize creative and innovative individuals rather than projects, the central features of the award are the applicant’s demonstrated ability to go beyond conventional thinking in their field and the innovative contribution that the Principal Investigator (PI) can make toward ending breast cancer.

Date Due: Dec. 21, 2017
W81XWH-17-BCRP-DIA2 DoD Breast Cancer, Distinguished Investigator Award
Sponsor: Department of Defense Dept. of the Army – USAMRAA
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

The BCRP Distinguished Investigator Award enables established visionary leaders from any field to pursue innovative ideas that could accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer. These individuals should be exceptionally talented researchers who have shown that they are leaders in their field(s) through extraordinary creativity, vision, and productivity. The Principal Investigator (PI) is expected to have a renowned reputation as a researcher who has made groundbreaking contributions to advancing his/her field. He/she should have demonstrated success at forming and leading effective partnerships and collaborations. Through his/her distinguished record of research and leadership, the PI should demonstrate the potential to make unique and significant advances in breast cancer.

Global Health

Date Due: Sept. 8, 2017
CDC-RFA-GH15-1627
Protecting and Improving Public Health Globally: Building and Strengthening Public Health Impact, Systems, Capacity, and Security
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control - CGH
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to help countries meet key International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) requirements through implementation of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA). CDC seeks to work with partner countries and other stakeholders in a collaborative effort to achieve specific goals in three focus areas: 1) preventing avoidable epidemics, 2) detecting threats early, and 3) responding rapidly and effectively

Maternal and Child Health

Date Due: Oct. 10, 2017
HRSA-18-077 Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs
Department of Health and Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html

This notice solicits applications for Strengthen the Evidence for Maternal and Child Health Programs, the purpose of which is to improve the health and well-being of women and children in the United States by supporting the implementation of evidence-based/evidence-informed strategies for the Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant program (hereafter referred to as Title V MCH Block Grant). By supporting states with expert consultation, technical assistance, and resources, the program strenghtens the states’ ability to improve the health of children and families.

Suicide Prevention

Date Due: Letters of Intent must be received no later than September 15, 2017. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by mid-November 2017.
Research Projects
Sponsor: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
https://afsp.org/

 

The annual program is designed to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines, including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, health services administration, and social work. Grants of up to $300,000 over two years will be awarded to investigators at any level performing research involving two or more unique sites, with each site contributing unique expertise as well as data collection.

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