Large Grant Opportunities

UofL Grand Challenges: 1: Empowering our communities; 2: Advancing our health; 3: Engineering our future economy

Program Name Sponsor Deadline Sponsor Name Grand Challenge #
Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) - PAR-20-293 30 days prior - LOI;
May 17, 2021, May 17, 2022, May 17, 2023 - Application Deadlines
NIH 2
NEI Audacious Goals Initiative: Translation-Enabling Models to Evaluate Survival and Integration of Regenerated Neurons in the Visual System (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-EY-20-001 December 15, 2020 - LOI;
January 15, 2021 - Application Deadline
NIH 2
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows November 9, 2020 -Application Deadline Robert Wood Johnson 1, 2
Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) - NSF 20-572 October 7, 2020, October 6, 2021 - Application Deadlines NSF 1
Centers to Advance Research in Endometriosis (CARE) (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-HD-21-002 30 days prior - LOI;
November 30, 2020 - Application Deadline
NIH 2
HIV Vaccine Research and Design (HIVRAD) Program (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - PAR-21-024 30 days prior - LOI;
March 15, 2021, March 15, 2022, March 15, 2023 - Application Deadlines
NIH 2
Junior Faculty Research Grants for the Study of Lung Cancer and COVID-19 Infection See solicitation for dates and time - LOI
September 30, 2020 - Application Deadline
Lung Ambition Alliance 2
ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize for High Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research October 8, 2020 - Application Deadline ACM 2
IBSA Foundation Fellowships - 2020 December 31, 2020 - Application Deadline IBSA 2
2021 Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards November 5, 2020 - LOI;
February 19, 2021 - Application Deadline (Finalists Only)
Simoms Foundation
Gladys Krieble Delmas Humamnities Program See Solicitation Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) - NSF 20-607 January 12, 2021 - Application Deadline NSF 1, 3
EHR Core Research (ECR) - STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Broadening Participation, and Workforce Development - NSF 19-508 October 1, 2020 - Application Deadline NSF 1, 3
Tools Competition September 28, 2020 - Application Deadline Schmidt Futures 1
Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research – Cycle 3 2020
(Also see COVID-19 Grants)
September 29, 2020 - LOI;
January 12, 2021 - Application Deadline
PCORI
Ignacio H. de Larramendi Research Grants October 30, 2020 - Application Deadline Fundacion MAPFRE 2
Glioblastoma Therapeutics Network (GTN) (U19 Clinical Trial Required) - RFA-CA-20-047 LOI - 30 days prior to the application due date
Application Deadline: November 19, 2020
NIH
USAID Ecosystems / Protibesh Activity - 72038820RFA00006 Application Deadline: October 11, 2020 USAID
Focused Research Hubs in Theoretical Physics (FRHTP) - nsf20605 Application Deadline: January 15, 2021 NSF
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) - 19-582 August 25, 2021 Application Deadline
(Fourth Wednesday in August annually thereafter)
NSF
Disseminating and Implementing Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Evidence into Practice through Interoperable Clinical Decision Support -PA-20-074 January 25, 2021 - Application Deadline AHRQ
Biology Integration Institutes January 13, 2021 - Application Deadline NSF
Innovation: Research Methods (See Solicitation) NSF
Innovation: Instrumentation (See Solicitation) NSF
NIAID New Innovators Awards (DP2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - PAR-20-259 30 days prior - LOI;
November 2, 2020 - Application Deadline
NIH
Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC)- NSF 20-570 September 16, 2020: Required Preliminary Proposal
December 16, 2020: Full Proposal Deadline
NSF
Funding Opportunities for Investigator Initiated Studies (IIS) See Solicitation Boehringer Ingelheim
REMADE Institute September 14, 2020 - LOI;
October 19, 2020 - Application Deadline
REMADE Institute 3
BRAIN Initiative: Data Archives for the BRAIN Initiative (R24 Clinical Trial Optional) - RFA-MH-20-600 30 days prior - LOI;
July 14, 2021 - Application Deadline
NIH 2
Grand Opportunity in Medications Development for Substance-Use Disorders (U01 - Clinical Trial Optional) – PAR-19-327 30 days prior - LOI;
August 26, 2021 - Application Deadline
NIH
Annual Estimates of Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness for Preventing Medically Attended Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza in the United States - RFA-IP-21-005
(Also see COVID-19 Grants)
January 8, 2021 - Application Deadline CDC
Minority HIV Research Initiative (MARI) to Support Epidemiologic and Implementation Science Research in Racial/Ethnic Minority Communities Disproportionately Affected by HIV and Build Research Capacity Among Historically Underrepresented Researchers - RFA-PS-21-001 October 14, 2020 DHHS
CDCP-ERA
1, 2 
Russell Sage Foundation Grant
(Also see COVID-19 Grants)
November 11, 2020 - Application Deadline
See Solicitation for Details
Russell Sage 1, 3 
FY2021 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship - N00014-20-S-F006 January 15, 2021 Application Deadline DOD
Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle-Income Countries (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) - RFA-CA-20-037 30 days prior to application date - LOI;
September 24, 2020 Application Deadline
NIH
Network of the National Library of Medicine Evaluation Center (U24) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-LM-20-002 August 28, 2020 - LOI
September 28, 2020 Application Deadline
NIH
Pediatric Biospecimen Procurement Center (BPC) Supporting the Developmental Gene Expression (dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-HD-21-008 30 days prior to application date - LOI;
December 3, 2020 Application Deadline
NIH
Laboratory, Data Analysis, and Coordinating Center (LDACC) for the Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-HG-20-039 October 13, 2020 - LOI;
November 13, 2020 Application Deadline
NIH
2020 SFARI Collaboration on Sex Differences in Autism June 5, 2020 - LOI;
October 2, 2020 - Full Application
Simons Foundation 1, 2 
Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) See solicitation for deadlines NIH 1, 2 
BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - eTeamBCP (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) -  NIH - RFA-NS-20-029 June 14, 2020 - LOI  -  See solicitation for details.
June 15, 2021 - Application Deadline. 
NIH 2
Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trials for Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases in the Inpatient Setting (U01 - Clinical Trials Required) November 9, 2020 - LOI;
December 9, 2020 -Application Deadline
NIH 2
Single Cell Opioid Responses in the Context of HIV (SCORCH) Program Expansion: CNS Data Generation for Chronic Opioid, Methamphetamine, and/or Cocaine Exposures (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-DA-21-019 June 20, 2021 - LOI;
See Solicitation for Application Deadlines:  July 21, 2021.
NIH 2
National Cooperative Drug/Device Discovery/Development Groups (NCDDG) for the Treatment of Mental Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, or Alcohol Use Disorder (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) - PAR-20-119 October 25, 2020 - LOI;
November 25, 2020 - Application Deadline
(See Solicitation)
NIH 2
NIA Multi-site COVID-19 Related Clinical Trial Implementation Grant on Aging-Related Topics in at-risk Older Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) October 1, 2020; November 2, 2020; December 1, 2020; January 4, 2021; and February 1, 2021 -- Application Deadlines NIH 2
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32) - (PA-20-242) Application Receipt Date(s): Standard dates apply, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date. NIH 2
Natural Product Multi-Site Clinical Trial Data Coordinating Center (Collaborative U24 Clinical Trial Required) - PAR-20-219 LOI – 30 day prior to application deadline
February 01, 2021; October 01, 2021; June 01, 2022; February 01, 2023 -- Application Deadlines
NIH 2
Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes (QLCI) August 3, 2020 - LOI;
September 1, 2020 - Preliminary Proposal;
February 1, 2021 - Full Proposal
QLCI 3
NIDA Avant-Garde Award Program for HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder Research (DP1, Clinical Trial Optional) - PAR-20-221 LOI - 30 days prior to application deadline;
August 13, 2021 - Application Deadline
NIH 2
Network for Identification, Evaluation, and Tracking of Older Persons with Superior Cognitive Performance for Their Chronological Age (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-AG-21-015 September 1, 2020 - LOI; 
October 1, 2020 - Application Deadline
NIH 2
Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required) - RFA-HL-21-003 September 2, 2020 - LOI;
October 2, 2020 - Application Deadline
NIH 2
Enabling Technologies to Accelerate Development of Oral Biodevices (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) October 5, 2020 - Application Deadline NIH 2
DoD, Breast Cancer, Innovator Award - W81XWH-20-BCRP-INNOV-2 October 6, 2020 - Application Deadline DoD 2
DoD, Breast Cancer, Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award - W81XWH-20-BCRP-TBCCA October 6, 2020 - Application Deadline DoD 2
New Informatics Tools and Methods to Enhance U.S. Cancer Surveillance Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) - PAR-20-170 October 18, 2020 LOI;
November 18, 2020 - Application Deadline
NIH 2
Large scale mapping and/or molecular profiling of ensembles and/or cell-types mediating opioid action in the rodent brain (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - (PAR-20-241) October 30, 2020 - Application Deadline NIH 2
3D Technologies to Accelerate HTAN Atlas Building Efforts (UH2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - (RFA-CA-20-042) November 9, 2020 - Application Deadline NIH 2
Characterizing causal mechanisms to prevent dental fear and anxiety (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) - (RFA-DE-21-001) November 10, 2020 - Application Deadline NIH 2
Pediatric Biospecimen Procurement Center (BPC) Supporting the Developmental Gene Expression (dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - (RFA-HD-21-008) December 3, 2020 - Application Deadline NIH 2
Implementation Research to Improve Case Finding, Cascade Screening, and Treatment for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) - RFA-HL-22-006 February 8, 2021 LOI;
March 8, 2021 - Application Deadline
NIH 2