March 2020 U.S. Federal Funding Opportunities

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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.
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The March 2020 FFO lists over 100 funding opportunities for research, evaluation, and dissemination, including four highlighted funding opportunities.

(1) ACF: Behavioral Intervention Scholars. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) is soliciting applications for Behavioral Interventions Scholars grants to support dissertation research by advanced graduate students who are using approaches grounded in behavioral science or behavioral economics to examine specific research questions of relevance to social services programs and policies. Applications are due by June 1, 2020.

(2) ED: Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities – Model Demonstration Projects to Develop Coaching Systems. The Department of Education is inviting applications for FY 2020 Model Demonstration Projects to Develop Coaching Systems. These projects will provide support to professionals to collaborate with early learning and early intervention programs, schools, districts, and State agencies to establish the infrastructure, personnel skills, and processes necessary for an effective and sustainable coaching system. Applications are due by May 4, 2020.

(3) CDC: Research Grants to Prevent Firearm-Related Violence and Injuries (R01). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC, Injury Center) is soliciting investigator-initiated research to understand and prevent firearm-related injuries, deaths, and crime. The intent of this FOA is to support research to help inform the development of innovative and promising opportunities to enhance safety and prevent firearm-related injuries, deaths, and crime, and rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of innovative and promising strategies to keep individuals, families, schools, and communities safe from firearm-related injuries, deaths, and crime. Applications are due by May 5, 2020.

(4) NIH: Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R61 Clinical Trial Optional). The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invites applications on research to improve understanding of the determinants of firearm injury, the identification of those at risk of firearm injury (including both victims and perpetrators), the development and evaluation of innovative interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality, and the examination of approaches to improve the implementation of existing, evidence-based interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality. Applications are due by May 15, 2020.

(5) NIH: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will award Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32) to eligible, domestic institutions to enhance predoctoral and postdoctoral research training, including short-term research training, and help ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to meet the needs of the Nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research agenda. Applications are due by May 25, 2020.