New Recovery Act NIH Grant Opportunities
NIH Challenge Grants in Health and Science Research (RC1) (RFA-OD-09-003)
Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), these new NIH grants will address specific scientific and health research challenges in biomedical and behavioral research that can be completed within 2 years. Many of high priority areas are relevant to OT research. ( See a list of OT-related areas.) Applications are due April 27, 2009.
These challenge grants will be reviewed using the new criteria and scoring procedures. (See NAID's comparison of the old and new review processes.)
Also, the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) will administer up to $1.3 billion in federal grants through the following funding opportunities:
Core Facility Renovation, Repair and Improvement (G20), RFA-RR-09-007. This funding opportunity is designed to upgrade extramural core facilities to support biomedical and/or behavioral research. Full Announcement
Recovery Act Limited Competition: Extramural Research Facilities Improvement Program (C06), RFA-RR-09-008.This funding opportunity is designed to construct, renovate or repair biomedical or behavioral research facilities. Full Announcement
Addition of Recovery Funds to the Shared Instrumentation Grants Program (S10), NOT-RR-09-008. This solicitation encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade commercially available instruments that cost at least $100,000. The maximum award is $500,000. Full Announcement
To check the latest information, visit NCRR's Web site (www.ncrr.nih/recovery).
Frequently Asked Questions on Recovery Act Implementation
NIH Challenge Grant Program
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AOTF Blog and Research Resource Newsletters (American Occupational Therapy Foundation)