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-18-103: UA6 Life Course Intervention Research Network (LCI-RN) Program

This grant will coordinate a national platform to support research studies and to advance knowledge in disease prevention and health promotion across the life course by supporting a national network of interdisciplinary maternal and child health (MCH) researchers who would design, plan, and implement multi-site life course intervention research studies that will contribute to the improvement of health outcomes for MCH populations, including children with special healthcare needs. Funding authorized for the LCI-RN will be used to principally coordinate applied and translational research studies in life-course that will be conducted at multiple sites under the coordination of the Network.

Closing Date for Application: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Link to apply: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303241

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-18-071: R40 Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (MCH FIRST) Program

This grant will advance the health and wellbeing of maternal and child health (MCH) populations, including children with special health care needs and the Title V Block Grant populations, through 3-year grants for innovative applied and translational intervention research studies. The MCH FIRST program will promote innovation in the field by supporting the exploration of new ideas and the development of new interventions.

Closing Date for Application: Monday, January 8, 2018

Link to apply: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=295205

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-18-072: R40 Maternal and Child Health Secondary Data Analysis Research (MCH SDAR) Program

This grant will advance the health and wellbeing of maternal and child populations through applied and translational research on policy and service delivery issues through 1-year grants for secondary analyses of existing national datasets and/or administrative records. The MCH SDAR program will address emerging research topics of regional and national significance that highlight new data, knowledge, evidence, and strategies for addressing the burden of diseases.

Closing Date for Application: Monday, January 8, 2018

Link to apply: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=295206

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.


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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