Office of Epidemiology and Research, Division of Research

Advancing Applied MCH Research


Funding Opportunities

We are pleased to announce that the following Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Office of Epidemiology and Research (OER), Division of Research (DoR) funding opportunities are now available at Grants.gov:


HRSA-17-060: MCH Research Network Program Children with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CSHCN-RN)

This cooperative agreement opportunity will establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multi-site, collaborative Research Network. The Network will lead, promote, and coordinate national research activities to advance and strengthen the evidence base related to key components of a comprehensive, high quality system of care for children with special health care needs (CSHCN). The Network will extend and refine evidence utilized to establish the national Standards for Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. The Network infrastructure will support the design of a portfolio of multi-site, interdisciplinary research that focuses on fostering the implementation of multi-site research studies, translation of research to policy and practice, and provision of mentoring environment to train a new generation of clinical and non-clinical pediatric researchers.

Closing Date for Application: Friday, March 16, 2017

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290887

Click on ‘Package’ tab, then ‘Select Package’, enter email, click ‘submit’, and ‘Download Instructions’ to view the full Application and Instructions. Please contact the grants.gov help center if you have any difficulty downloading the application kit.


HRSA-17-090: MCH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network (AYAH-RN)

The purpose of this cooperative agreement opportunity is to support the creation and/or maintenance of a transdisciplinary, multisite Research Network that will accelerate the translation of developmental science into MCH practice, promote scientific collaboration, and develop additional research capacity in the fields of adolescent and young adult health.

Closing Date for Applications: December 30, 2016

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289855

Click on ‘Package’ tab, then ‘Select Package’, enter email, click ‘submit’, and ‘Download Instructions’ to view the full Application and Instructions. Please contact the grants.gov help center if you have any difficulty downloading the application kit.


Autism Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (Autism-FIRST) Program

HRSA-17-013: Autism Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies supports research that advances the evidence base on interventions designed to improve the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities, with a particular focus on addressing barriers to identification, diagnosis, and services among underserved populations:

http://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=288941
Click on ‘Package’ tab, then ‘Select Package’, enter email, click ‘submit’, and ‘Download Instructions’ to view the full Application and Instructions. 


Autism Single Investigator Innovation Program (Autism-SIIP)

HRSA-17-014: Autism Longitudinal Data Project supports the implementation and completion of research studies that examine longitudinal data on Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities to study risk factors of these conditions, the effects of various interventions, and trajectories of child development over the life course.

http://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=288942
Click on ‘Package’ tab, then ‘Select Package’, enter email, click ‘submit’, and ‘Download Instructions’ to view the full Application and Instructions.

Application due date: November 17, 2016


Thank you for your interest in the Office of Epidemiology and Research, Division of Research.  For technical assistance, please contact Division of Research Officers listed in the FOA.

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