New for the period of 1/05/19 – 01/11/19

Please see below for a variety of funding opportunities for the period of 1/5/18 – 1/11/19. While we attempt to capture a broad cross-section of funding opportunities related to public health, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health community can also access a number of proprietary funding opportunity search engines that can be used to develop and automate customized funding opportunity searches.

Featured News and Announcements

 

K WRITING WORKSHOP: Are you writing a K? Get practical advice.

Hosted by Harvard University Center for AIDS Research

Tuesday, February 26, 2019: 12:15 – 1:00 Networking Lunch; 1:00 – 3:00 Program Workshop

This workshop is appropriate for clinical and basic science researchers from all fields.  Featuring via teleconference:

Robin Huebner, PhD, MPH, NIAID Program Officer

Register here as space is limited.

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center; Rotunda Room, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

 

FORUM: Best Practices for Translating Evidence into Policy: Present and Future Considerations Community Forum

Hosted by Harvard Catalyst

February 5, 2019: 9:00– 10:30; Countway Library, Ballard Room

Join the Harvard Catalyst Community Engagement Program for an expert panel discussion on best practices for translating evidence into policy. The panelists will examine contextual challenges and current best practices and discuss the future of evidence-based policy making and public health.

The hyperlink above will bring you to the program announcement, where you can find more information and register.

 

 

Funding Opportunities for the period of 1/5/19 – 1/11/19:

 

*NEW:  Internal Funding: Harvard University: William F. Milton Fund

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

This award funds research projects in the fields of medicine, geography, history and science that either promote the physical and material welfare and prosperity of the human race, or investigate and determine the value and importance of any discovery or invention, or assist in the discovery and perfecting of any special means of alleviating or curing human disease. The Vice Provost for Research will manage the application and selection process for the University. Harvard Chan School applicants should apply through HUFP (Harvard University Funding Portal). The hyperlink above will bring you to the application portal, where you can find more information on award eligibility and internal submission requirements.

 

*NEW: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Culture of Health Leaders

Deadline: February 20.
This award is looking for people from all sectors-including tech and business-who are committed to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

 

*NEW: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

Deadline: Deadline: March 13.

This fund is looking for teams of researchers and community partners focused on community development and health, or clinical practice, social services, and health.

 

*NEW: The American Heart Association: Transformational Project Award

Deadline: January 23, 2019

This program supports highly innovative, high-impact projects that build on work in progress that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and stroke research.

*NEW: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Adults

LOI deadline: January 31, 2019

Through this initiative, PCORI seeks to fund high-quality clinical studies that compare the effectiveness of evidence-based psychological and/or pharmacological treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults.

 

*NEW: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Treatment Options for Age-Related Hearing Loss

LOI deadline: January 31, 2019

This funding announcement invites applications for high-quality comparative effectiveness research projects that focus on treatment options for adults 50 years or older with mild to moderate age-related hearing loss.

 

*NEW: The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Treatment of Anxiety in Children, Adolescents, and/or Young Adults

LOI deadline: January 31, 2019

This award funds high-quality clinical studies that compare the effectiveness of evidence-based clinical strategies to treat anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and/or young adults.

 

*NEW: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Broad Funding Announcement for Addressing Disparities, Assessment of Options, Communication and Dissemination Research, Improving Healthcare Systems

LOI deadline: January 31, 2019

This program seeks investigator-initiated applications for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research projects aligned with our priority areas for research: Addressing Disparities; Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options; Communication and Dissemination Research, and Improving Healthcare Systems. Applications should address needs of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other healthcare stakeholders in making personalized clinical decisions across a wide range of conditions, populations, and treatments.

 

*NEW: HHS: Health Resources and Services Administration Innovations in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program

Deadline: March 08, 2019

 

*NEW: HHS: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA Epidemiology of Lupus:  Longitudinal Studies in Population-Based Cohorts

Deadline: March 08, 2019

 

*NEW: HHS: Health Resources and Services Administration Enhancing Linkage of STI and HIV Surveillance Data in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

Deadline: April 08, 2019

 

NEW: PAMS: Department of Energy – Office of Science Early Career Research Program

Deadline: April 29, 2019

 

*NEW: PAMS: Department of Energy – Office of Science Subsurface Biogeochemical Research

Deadline: April 11, 2019

 

National Institutes of Health

 

**NEW: NIH: Limited Submission – The Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (UM1 Clinical Trials Required)

Internal deadline: January 25, 2019

Sponsor deadline: May 23, 2019

If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 25, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

**NEW: NIH: Limited Submission – Continuation of the Coordinating Center for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

Internal deadline: January 25, 2019

Sponsor deadline: March 22, 2019

If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 25, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

**NEW: NIH: Limited Submission – Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC) (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

Internal deadline: January 25, 2019

Sponsor deadline: April 17, 2019

If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 25, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

**NEW: NIH: Limited Submission: Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHS CC) (P30)

Internal deadline: January 25, 2019

Sponsor deadline: April 17, 2019

If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 25, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

Limited Submission – NIH: Biomedical Research Facilities (C06 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)   

Internal deadline: January 11, 2019

Sponsor deadline: March 5, 2019

If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 11, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

Limited Submission – NIH: Non-human Primates Facilities to Support HIV/AIDS-related Research (C06 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)  

Internal deadline: January 11, 2019

Sponsor deadline: March 5, 2019

If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 11, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

Limited Submission – NIH: Graduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (G-RISE) (T32)    

Internal deadline: January 11, 2019

Sponsor deadline: May, 22-2021

Please note: This LSO has multiple deadlines. If you plan on applying for the upcoming deadline, please submit a Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 11, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

Limited Submission – NIH: NIDCR Mentoring Network to Support a Diverse Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Workforce (UE5 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Internal deadline: January 11, 2019
Sponsor deadline: May, 31, 2019

If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 11, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

*NEW: NIH: Accelerating the Pace of Child Health Research Using Existing Data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 09-08-2021

 

*NEW: NIH: Accelerating the Pace of Child Health Research Using Existing Data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study (R21-Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 09-08-2021

 

*NEW: NIH: NIDCR Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Diversity in the Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Workforce (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: NIDCR Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Diversity in the Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Workforce (K01 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: NIDCR Dentist Scientist Career Transition Award for Intramural Investigators (K22 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: NIDCR Dentist Scientist Career Transition Award for Intramural Investigators (K22 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: End-of-Life and Palliative Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) with Serious Illnesses (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: Bioengineering Research Partnerships (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: Bioengineering Research Partnerships (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: Exploratory/Developmental Bioengineering Research Grants (EBRG) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: Exploratory/Developmental Bioengineering Research Grants (EBRG) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01 Clinical Trial Required)

Deadline: 05-08-2021

 

*NEW: NIH: Drug Discovery For Nervous System Disorders (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: Drug Discovery For Nervous System Disorders (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: NIDCR Small Research Grants for Oral Health Data Analysis and Statistical Methodology Development (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 01-08-2022

 

*NEW: NIH: NHLBI Clinical Trial Pilot Studies (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 01-08-2021

 

*NEW: NIH: Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Clinical Network Hub (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 03-22-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: The Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN) Pharmacokinetic Resource Laboratories (U24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: 05-23-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Mobile Technologies Extending Reach of Primary Care for Substance-Use-Disorders (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 03-20-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Mobile Technologies Extending Reach of Primary Care for Substance-Use-Disorders (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 03-20-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: The Human Biomolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP): Rapid Implementation of Technologies that Will Accelerate Development of a Framework for Mapping the Human Body at High Resolution (UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: 03-15-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (P01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI- Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (U54 Clinical Trials Optional)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Revisions for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (U2C Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science *NEW: NIH: Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: 09-28-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Exploring the Mechanisms Underlying Analgesic Properties of Minor Cannabinoids and Terpenes (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 03-16-2019

 

*NEW: NIH: Exploring the Mechanisms Underlying Analgesic Properties of Minor Cannabinoids and Terpenes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: 03-16-2019

 

 

Previously Announced Internal & Limited Submission Opportunities
See the Funding Announcement Archives for a list of ALL previously announced opportunities.

 

Limited Submission – St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Scholar Award

Internal deadline: January 11, 2019

Sponsor LOI deadline: January 31, 2019

The Scholar Award is meant to help develop the independent research of highly qualified individuals still early in their careers. Research projects must have direct applicability and relevance to pediatric cancer. If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 11, 2019.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

Limited Submission – St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Supportive Care Research Grants

Internal deadline: January 11, 2019

Sponsor LOI deadline: January 31, 2019

These grants support research projects that focus on areas related to the supportive care of children and adolescents with cancer. Examples include studies related to symptom clusters, patient-reported outcomes or quality of life, health communication, health promotion, and psychosocial support across the trajectory from diagnosis to survivorship or end-of-life care.  If you are interested in applying for this award, you must submit a brief Notice of Intent including PI name, department, and a brief (1-2 sentence) description of the proposed project to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (hconrad@hsph.harvard.edu) no later than January 11, 2019. Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition is needed.

 

Limited Submission – Ono Pharma: Breakthrough Science Initiative Award

Internal deadline: February 4, 2019

Sponsor deadline: February 28, 2019

Harvard University, as one institution, can nominate two applicants for this award and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research will manage the application and selection process for the University. Harvard Chan School applicants should apply through HUFP (Harvard University Funding Portal). The hyperlink above will bring you to the application portal, where you can find more information on award eligibility and internal submission requirements.

 

Internal Funding: Harvard Catalyst Community Engagement Program: Advancing Uptake of Evidence & Community Engagement for Healthy Child Weight

Letter of Intent deadline:  February 1, 2019

This pilot opportunity provides one-year funding for investigators and community partners who are conducting research that advances the uptake of evidence-based practices and policies related to healthy child weight.  The Harvard Catalyst Community Engagement Program will manage the application and selection process. Harvard Chan School applicants should apply through Apply Hub (Harvard Catalyst Funding Portal). The hyperlink above will bring you to the application portal, where you can find more information on award eligibility and internal submission requirements.

 

Internal Funding: Harvard Global Institute (HGI)

EOI deadline: January 22, 2019

HGI is offering one- to two-year research fellowships for projects that examine topics with local import in China (exclusively) with the potential for global impact.  The Vice Provost for Research will manage the application and selection process for the University. Harvard Chan School applicants should apply through HUFP (Harvard University Funding Portal). The hyperlink above will bring you to the application portal, where you can find more information on award eligibility and internal submission requirements.

 

Internal Funding: Harvard University: Fund for Research on the Foundations of Human Behavior

Deadline: February 28, 2019

These research funds provide seed grants to support interdisciplinary social science research projects based on innovative experimental or observational designs that make use of sophisticated quantitative methods. Successful proposals will advance understanding of the social, institutional and biological mechanisms shaping human beliefs and behavior. Proposals should be emailed to Emily Sall (FHB@fas.harvard.edu).   The hyperlink above will bring you to the application instructions.

 

Limited Submission – The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Inventor Fellows 2019

Internal deadline: January 22, 2019

Sponsor deadline: March 4, 2019

This foundation aims to identify outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. The 2019 competition will focus on early career staff. Harvard University, as one institution, can nominate two applicants for this award and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research will manage the application and selection process for the University. Harvard Chan School applicants should apply through HUFP (Harvard University Funding Portal). The hyperlink above will bring you to the application portal, where you can find more information on award eligibility and internal submission requirements.

 

Limited Submission – Packard Foundation Fellowships for Science and Engineering 2019

Internal deadline:  January 22, 2019
Sponsor deadline: March 19, 2019

These Fellowships provide early career faculty members (within the first three years of their appointment) engaged in research in the natural and physical sciences or engineering the opportunity to pursue their science and engineering research with few funding restrictions and limited paperwork requirements over a five-year period.  Harvard University, as one institution, can nominate two (2) applicants for this award and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research will manage the application and selection process for the University. Harvard Chan School applicants should apply through HUFP (Harvard University Funding Portal). *Please note: 2019 guidelines and deadline for the Fellowships are anticipated early in the new year. The hyperlink above will bring you to the application portal, where you can find more information on award eligibility and internal submission requirements.

 

Internal Funding: Harvard University Lemann Brazil Research Fund

Application deadline: January 22, 2018

The Fund is intended to foster collaboration between scholars and to support research projects focused on current issues facing Brazil. Proposals are sought for research projects that address education management and administration; social science and its applications; public administration and policy; technological advances in education; and evidence-based research. Consideration will also be given to projects that propose collaboration between Harvard faculty and Brazilian academics in the life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and basic and applied sciences.

 

Internal Funding – Harvard’s Solar Geoengineering Research Program

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Harvard’s Solar Geoengineering Research Program (SGRP) invites faculty and researchers throughout Harvard to apply for grants. No prior experience in solar geoengineering required. The goal of the program is to: Take an active stance on research with a unique mandate to develop NEW: path-breaking technologies that might improve solar geoengineering’s effectiveness and reduce its risks; Employ Harvard’s convening power to bring together scientists, environmental leaders, and government officials to discuss the technology and its governance; Advance science and technology, assess efficacy and risks, and lay out governance options and social implications.