New This Week (06/29/15)

The following is a list of “new” federal and non-federal funding opportunities that have just been announced in the last week:

New Funding Opportunities for the Period of 7/2/15 – 7/22/15

*New – RWJF: Data Across Sectors for Health: Empowering Communities Through Shared Data and Information
Closing Date: July 29, 2015

*New – USDA: Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program
Closing Date: August 30, 2015

*New – Charles H. Hood Foundation Child Health Research Awards Program.
Sponsor Deadline: October 2, 2015
The intent of the Child Health Research Awards Program is to support newly independent faculty, provide the opportunity to demonstrate creativity, and assist in the transition to other sources of research funding. Grants support hypothesis-driven clinical, basic science, public health, health services research, and epidemiology projects focused on child health. Click here for additional information on this opportunity.

*New – Beckman Foundation 2016 Young Investigators Opportunity (Note: Change in application process for 2016 competition)
Sponsor Deadline: September 2, 2015
The Beckman Foundation has recently updated the application requirements for the Young Investigators opportunity. While not a limited submission opportunity, in past years, the foundation has required the university Provost to sign off on applicant Letter of Intent forms. This year’s application cycle no longer requires a Letter of Intent with the Provost’s signature. 2016 opportunity no longer requires an LOI signed by the Provost. Details and application instructions are available here. Eligible applicants are asked to contact ORSD (orsd@hsph.harvard.edu) to request and coordinate the development of the required letter of support.

*New – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Letter of Intent Due to Sponsor: August 1, 2016
Sponsor Deadline: November 16, 2015
Research in suicide prevention, two main focus grant opportunities. Click here for more information on the opportunities and application instructions.

National Institutes of Health

*New – Limited Submission – NIH: Limited Competition: Consortia for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol-Related Research Trials (CHAART) Project (Collaborative U01)
Closing Date: January 16, 2016
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than August 6, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

*New – Limited Submission – NIH: Limited Competition: Consortia for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol-Related Research Trials (CHAART) Resource Core (U24)
Closing Date: January 16, 2016
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than August 6, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

*New – Limited Submission – NIH: Limited Competition: Consortia for HIV/AIDS and Alcohol-Related Research Trials (CHAART) Administrative Resource Core (U24)
Closing Date: January 16, 2016
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than August 6, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

*New – Limited Submission – NIH: Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (T42)
Closing Date: October 21, 2019
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than August 6, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held. 

Previously Announced – Limited Submission – NIH: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30)
Closing Date: October 22, 2015
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than July 24, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

Previously Announced – Limited Submission – NIH: Nanomaterials Health Implications Research (NHIR): Comprehensive evaluation of interactions between engineered nanomaterials and biological system (U01)
Closing Date: December 1, 2015
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than July 24, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

*New – NIH: Tools for Monitoring and Manipulating Modified RNAs in the Nervous System (R43/R44)
Closing Date: November 19, 2015

*New – NIH: Tools for Monitoring and Manipulating Modified RNAs in the Nervous System (R41/R42)
Closing Date: November 19, 2015

*New – NIH: Collaborative Projects to Accelerate Research in Organ Fibrosis (R01)
Closing Date: October 22, 2016

*New – NIH: Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Centers Consortium (U2C)
Closing Date: November 4, 2015

*New – NIH: Coordinating and Bioinformatics Unit for the Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Centers and the Diabetic Complications Consortium (U24)
Closing Date: November 4, 2015

*New – NIH: Sickle Cell Disease Implementation Consortium (SCDIC): Using Implementation Science to Optimize Care of Adolescents and Adults with Sickle Cell Disease (U01)
Closing Date: November 13, 2015

*New – NIH: Data Coordinating Center for Sickle Cell Disease Implementation Consortium (SCDIC): Using Implementation Science to Optimize Care of Adolescents and Adults with Sickle Cell Disease (U24)
Closing Date: November 13, 2015

*New – NIH: NINDS Research Program Award (R35)
Closing Date: January 8, 2016

*New – NIH: Developmental Mechanisms of Human Structural Birth Defects (P01)
Closing Date: November 19, 2015

*New – NIH: Novel and Innovative Tools to Facilitate Identification, Tracking, Manipulation, and Analysis of Glycans and their Functions (R21)
Closing Date: October 16, 2015

*New – NIH: Facile Methods and Technologies for Synthesis of Biomedically Relevant Carbohydrates (U01)
Closing Date: October 16, 2015

*New – NIH: Novel and Innovative Tools to Facilitate Identification, Tracking, Manipulation, and Analysis of Glycans and their Functions (U01)
Closing Date: October 16, 2015

*New – NIH: Innovative Development/Use of Technology to Increase HIV Testing and Linkage to Care Efforts in Adolescent Populations (R41/R42)
Closing Date: September 22, 2015

*New – NIH: Innovative Development/Use of Technology to Increase HIV Testing and Linkage to Care Efforts in Adolescent Populations (R43/R44)
Closing Date: September 22, 2015

*New – NIH: NIEHS SBIR Phase IIB Awards for Validation and Commercialization of Approaches to Reduce Animal Use in Toxicology Testing (U44)
Closing Date: November 14, 2017

*New – NIH: Nanomaterials Health Implications Research (NHIR): Engineered Nanomaterials Resource and Coordination Core (U24)
Closing Date: October 01, 2015

*New – NIH: Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Risk Associated Variants (DP3)
Closing Date: February 18, 2016

*New – NIH: Secondary Analysis of Existing Databases in Traumatic Brain Injury to Explore Outcomes Relevant to Medical Rehabilitation (R21)
Closing Date: October 31, 2015

*New – NIH: Neurodevelopmental Assessment of Infants and Children in Resource-Limited Settings (R43/R44)
Closing Date: September 15, 2015

*New – NIH: Neurodevelopmental Assessment of Infants and Children in Resource-Limited Settings (R41/R42)
Closing Date: September 15, 2015

*New – NIH: HIV-infected Adolescents: Transitioning from Pediatric to the Adult Care Settings (R01)
Closing Date: January 15, 2016

*New – NIH: HIV-infected Adolescents: Transitioning from Pediatric to the Adult Care Settings (R21)
Closing Date: January 15, 2016

*New – AHRQ: AHRQ Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Clinical Decision Support Learning Network (U18)
Closing Date: November 13, 2015

*New – FDA: Expanding FDA’s Produce Safety and Instructor Skills Training under the Food Safety Modernization Act
Closing Date: July 31, 2015

*New – NIH: Establishing Outcome Measures for Clinical Studies of Oral and Craniofacial Diseases and Conditions (R01)
Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Establishing Outcome Measures for Clinical Studies of Oral and Craniofacial Diseases and Conditions (R21)
Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Alcohol Use Disorders: Behavioral Treatment, Services and Recovery Research (R03)
Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Alcohol Use Disorders: Behavioral Treatment, Services and Recovery Research (R01)
Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Alcohol Use Disorders: Behavioral Treatment, Services and Recovery Research (R21)
Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Utilizing the PLCO Biospecimens Resource to Bridge Gaps in Cancer Etiology and Early Detection Research (U01)
Closing Date: August 16, 2018

*New – NIH: Screening and Brief Alcohol Interventions in Underage and Young Adult Populations (R03)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Screening and Brief Alcohol Interventions in Underage and Young Adult Populations (R01)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Screening and Brief Alcohol Interventions in Underage and Young Adult Populations (R21)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Aging Research to Address Health Disparities (Admin Supp)
Closing Date: September 18, 2015

*New – NIH: Emerging Global Leader Award (K43)
Closing Date: December 15, 2017

*New – NIH: International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01)
Closing Date: March 8, 2018

Previously Announced Opportunities

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
Internal Deadline: September 7, 2015
Please note that the process for applicants to request a Letter of Endorsement is being processed through the Harvard University Funding Portal (HUFP), a centrally managed system. The associated request form is enabled to accept requests from applicants who do not have a Harvard ID or PIN. Please reach out to your colleagues if they are planning to act as a host for a Banting applicant as this year, due to new requirements concerning the content of the Letters of Endorsement, the internal deadline is a hard stop for requests. For more information and to request a Letter of Endorsement, please click here.

Internal Funding Opportunity: Climate Change Solutions Fund
Internal Deadline: November 1, 2015
The Harvard University Climate Change Solutions Fund is open. Applications are now being accepted for the second round of this innovative program. For more information and to apply, please click here.