October 2020 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 October 2020 FFO lists over 100 funding opportunities for research, evaluation, and dissemination, including multiple highlighted funding opportunities.

(1) National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunity to enhance the research training of promising postdoctorates, early in their postdoctoral training period, who have the potential to become productive investigators in research areas that will advance the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Applications are due by December 9, 2020.

(2) National Science Foundation (NSF) funding opportunity to create a nationwide Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR) Coordination Hub, called HDR Central. The overarching purpose of HDR Central will be to increase the impact of the HDR Big Idea by supporting coordination and communication among all HDR projects, and by sharing HDR efforts and outcomes with the public. Applications are due by November 12, 2020. 

(3) National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunity to continue the Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA), a translational, multidisciplinary, collaborative research effort studying brain mechanisms of excessive alcohol drinking associated with alcohol use disorder (AUD). Applications are due on May 26, 2021.