April 2021 U.S. Federal Funding Opportunities

U.S. Federal Funding Opportunities (FFO) is a monthly resource that summarizes awards, grants, and fellowship opportunities issued by the U.S. government related to research, evaluation and dissemination. These funding opportunities are relevant to the field of child development and, more broadly, behavioral and social science research.

Highlights -

The April 2021 FFO lists over 100 funding opportunities for research, evaluation, and dissemination, including multiple highlighted funding opportunities.

(1) An Administration for Children and Families (ACF) funding opportunity to establish and maintain three Culturally-Specific Special Interest Resource Centers (CSSIRC) that will enhance intervention and prevention efforts for victims of domestic violence for members of racial and ethnic minority groups: African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, and Latino/Latina. Applications are due June 21, 2021.

(2) A National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funding opportunity to test the effectiveness of combined interventions to both detect and intervene to reduce risk of suicide and suicide ideation and behavior (SIB) and/or non-suicidal self-harm (NSSI) among Black children and adolescents. Applications are due by June 29, 2021.

(3) A National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) funding opportunity to support regional comprehensive research centers on the prevention, treatment, and management of chronic diseases associated with health disparities. NIH-designated U.S. health disparity populations currently include Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, underserved rural populations, and sexual and gender minorities. Applications are due June 11, 2021.