May 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 May 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 an African American Child and Family Research Center, to lead and support research on the needs of African American populations served by ACF and promising approaches to promote social and economic well-being among low-income African American populations. Applications are due by July 12, 2021. 

(2) An Administration for Community Living (ACL) funding opportunity to create a national, person-centered, culturally competent healthcare transition resource center for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) as they transition into adult models of care. Applications are due by July 11, 2021. 

(3) A National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunity to establish a coordinating center to support and develop research, dissemination, and various data sharing activities for social, behavioral, and economic research on COVID-19. Applications are due by June 9, 2021. 

(4) A National Institute of Justice (NIJ) funding opportunity for evidence-based, nonpartisan analyses of existing evidence to examine how observed racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system, including the juvenile justice system, might be reduced through public policy. Applications are due by June 11, 2021.