October 2022 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 2022 FFO lists over 100 funding opportunities for research, evaluation, and dissemination, including multiple highlighted funding opportunities.

  1. Grants to Support New Investigators Studying the Prevention of Interpersonal Violence Among Children and Youth: A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funding opportunity to provide support for an intensive, supervised (mentored) career development experience for researchers interested in violence prevention research leading to research independence. Applications are due by January 4, 2023.
  2. Grant to Support Research on Learning Disabilities in Children, Youth, and Young Adults: A Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) funding opportunity to support Learning Disabilities Research Centers that will generate new scientific knowledge to inform understanding of specific learning disorders (SLDs) and comorbid conditions through synergistic, integrated, team-based transdisciplinary science. Applications are due by December 29, 2022.   
  3. Grant to Study the Neurocognitive Effects of Structural Racism on Substance Use Trajectory: A National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) funding opportunity to support clinical research at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) focused on the complex effects of structural racism and its impact on neurocognition, with an emphasis on reducing Substance Use Disorder (SUD) risk and informing preventative interventions. Applications are due on November 14, 2022.   
  4. Grant to Support Intervention Research on Tobacco Cessation Among Adolescents: A National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding opportunity to support studies that develop, test, implement, and evaluate behavioral tobacco cessation interventions for adolescents, with a focus on the critical developmental risk period of mid- to late adolescence (approximately 14-20 years old). Applications are due by January 23, 2023.