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

(1) Grant to Enhance Capacity for Rehabilitation Research: An Administration for Community Living (ACL) funding opportunity to increase the capacity for high-quality rehabilitation research by supporting grants to institutions to provide advanced research training to individuals in the outcome domain of community living and participation. Applications are due by January 18, 2022.

(2) Grant to Evaluate Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) Prevention Approaches: A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funding opportunity to rigorously evaluate prevention approaches (i.e., programs, policies, or practices) for their impact on the primary prevention of child sexual abuse (CSA) perpetrated by youth or adults. Applications are due by February 1, 2022.

(3) Grant to Enhance Mental Health Treatments for Adolescents: A National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funding opportunity to develop and test just-in-time adaptive intervention (JITAI) augmentations to enhance the effectiveness and clinical potency of established adolescent mental health treatments. Applications are due by June 22, 2022.

(4) Program to Support Social, Behavioral and Economic (SBE) Science Research at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs): A National Science Foundation (NSF) funding opportunity to increase proposal submissions, advance research collaborations and networks involving MSI scholars, and support research activities in the SBE sciences at MSIs. Applications are due by March 1, 2022.