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NHGRI Funding Opportunities: Research


On October 9, 2015, NHGRI published a plan for how it will implement the NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy. This plan covers all NHGRI funded projects. Details can be found at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HG-15-038.html.

On February 10, 2011, Nature published the NHGRI Strategic Plan for the future of human genome research called:
"Charting a course for genomic medicine from base pairs to bedside" PDF file

In response to the Plan, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) encourages individuals interested in submitting applications relevant to Technology and Methods Development for Genomics, Population Genomics and Genomic Medicine to submit their applications using the following Funding Opportunity Announcements:

  • NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01)
    PA-16-160 [grants.nih.gov]
  • NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program ( Parent R21) 
    PA-16-161 [grants.nih.gov]
  • NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03) 
    PA-16-162 [grants.nih.gov]

The research topics described in the funding opportunity announcement listed below are still of interest to NHGRI:

  • Technology and Methods Development for Genomics, Population Genomics and ELSI
    PA-07-458 [grants.nih.gov]

If you are considering submitting an application, please contact NHGRI staff during the concept development phase of your application. This makes it more likely that your proposed research will be appropriate for NHGRI's research mission. The contact information for the NHGRI staff can be found here: www.genome.gov/27552836/nhgri-research-funding-divisions/.


NHGRI Funding Opportunities

  • Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER2) - Clinical Sites (U01) New
    RFA-HG-16-010 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): August 5, 2016
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2016

     
  • Investigator-Initiated Clinical Sequencing Research (R01) New
    PAR-16-209 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): October 20, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2016
  • Novel Genomic Technology Development (R01)
    PAR-16-014 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): January 14, 2016; October 31, 2016; October 31, 2017
    Expiration Date: January 12, 2018

     
  • Novel Genomic Technology Development (R21)
    PAR-16-015 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): January 14, 2016; October 31, 2016; October 31, 2017
    Expiration Date: January 12, 2018

     
  • Novel Genomic Technology Development (R43/R44)
    PAR-16-016 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): January 14, 2016; October 31, 2016; October 31, 2017
    Expiration Date: January 12, 2018

     
  • Novel Genomic Technology Development Direct to Phase II SBIR (R44)
    PAR-16-017 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): January 14, 2016; October 31, 2016
    Expiration Date: January 12, 2017

     
    • Notice Clarifying Eligibility Criteria for PAR-16-017 "Novel Genomic Technology Development - Direct to Phase II SBIR Grant (R44) New
      NOT-HG-16-009 [grants.nih.gov]
       
  • Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing Technology Development (R21)
    RFA-HG-15-031 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): October 27, 2015; July 14, 2016; June 15, 2017
    Expiration Date: August 28, 2017

     
  • Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing Technology Development (R01)
    RFA-HG-15-032 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): October 27, 2015; July 14, 2016; June 15, 2017
    Expiration Date: August 28, 2017

     
  • Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing Technology Development (R43/R44)
    RFA-HG-15-033 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): October 27, 2015; July 14, 2016; June 15, 2017
    Expiration Date: August 28, 2017

     
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research Small Research Grant Program (R03)
    PA-14-277 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): Standard dates apply
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2017
     
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research Regular Research Program (R01)
    PA-14-276 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): Standard dates apply
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2017
     
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research Exploratory/Developmental Research Program (R21)
    PA-14-278 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): Standard dates apply
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2017
     
  • Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Genotyping and Sequencing Resource Access (X01)
    PAR-14-207 [grants2.nih.gov]
    Application Submission / Receipt Date(s): July 1, 2017
    Expiration Date: July 2, 2017

     
    • Updated Application Forms (FORMS-D) Available for PAR-14-207 "Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01)" on May 25, 2016 
      NOT-HG-16-018 [grants.nih.gov]
       
    • Notice of Clarification and Correction to PAR-14-207 "Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01)
      NOT-HG-14-028 [grants.nih.gov]
       
  • Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) (RM1)
    PAR-14-195 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): July 2, 2014; May 20, 2015; May 20, 2016
    Expiration Date: May 21, 2016
    • Notification of a Change in Funding Level for PAR-14-195 "Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) (RM1)"
      NOT-HG-16-017 [grants.nih.gov] 
       
    • Notice of Change to PAR-14-195 Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) (RM1)
      NOT-HG-14-032 [grants.nih.gov]
       
    • Notice of Correction to Foreign Components for PAR-14-195 "Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) (RM1)"
      NOT-HG-14-031 [grants.nih.gov]
       
  • Genomic Resource Grants for Community Resource Projects (U41)
    PAR-14-191 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): June 30, 2014; September 25, 2014; January 25, 2015; May 25, 2015; September 25, 2015; January 25, 2016; May 25, 2016; September 25, 2016; January 25, 2017
    Expiration Date: January 26, 2017

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NIH-Wide Parent Funding Opportunities

  • PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) New 
    PA-16-302 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): September 5, January 5, April 5
    Expiration Date: April 6, 2017

     
  • PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42])
    PA-16-303 [grants.nih.gov] New 
    Application Due Date(s): September 5, January 5, April 5
    Expiration Date: April 6, 2017

     
  • NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13) New
    PA-16-294 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): April 12, August 12, December 12
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019
     
  • Change of Grantee Organization (Type 7 Parent) New
    PA-16-285 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): A change of grantee organization request must be made before the anticipated start date at the new organization and preferably several months in advance.
    Expiration Date: May 26, 2019

     
  • Successor-in-Interest (Type 6 Parent) New
    PA-16-286 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): A change of grantee organization request must be made before the anticipated start date at the new organization and preferably several months in advance.
    Expiration Date: May 26, 2019

     
  • Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Admin Supp) New
    PA-16-287 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): Multiple dates, see announcement.
    Expiration Date: May 26, 2019
  • Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15)
    PA-16-200 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 25, June 25, October 25
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019

     
  • NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01)
    PA-16-160 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 5, June 5, October 5
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019

     
  • NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program ( Parent R21) 
    PA-16-161 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 16, June 16, October 16
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019

     
  • NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03) 
    PA-16-162 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 16, June 16, October 16
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019

     
  • NIH Director's New Innovator Award Program (DP2)
    RFA-RM-16-004 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): September 9, 2016
    Expiration Date: September 10, 2016

     
  • NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program (DP1)
    RFA-RM-16-005 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): September 2, 2016
    Expiration Date: September 3, 2016

     
  • NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)
    RFA-RM-16-006 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): September 12, 2016
    Expiration Date: September 13, 2016

     
  • NIH Director's Transformative Research Awards (R01) 
    RFA-RM-16-007 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Receipt Date(s): October 07, 2016
    Expiration Date: October 8, 2016

     
  • Direct Phase II SBIR Grants to Support Extended Development, Hardening, and Dissemination of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R44)
    PAR-15-288 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): Standard Dates Apply
    Expiration Date: April 6, 2017

     
  • Direct Phase II SBIR Grants to Support Biomedical Technology Development
    PAR-14-088 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): April 5, August 5, and December 5, 2014
    Expiration Date: January 8, 2017

     
    • Notice Clarifying SBIR Direct-to-Phase II Eligibility Criteria
      NOT-OD-16-052 [grants.nih.gov]
       
    • NIH Offers Commercialization Assistance Program to Phase II SBIR and STTR Awardees
      NOT-OD-14-110 [grants.nih.gov]
       
    • NIH Implements Option for Applicants to Switch between the SBIR/STTR programs and the SBIR Direct to Phase II pilot of the SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011
      NOT-OD-14-048 [grants.nih.gov

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NIH-Wide Topic-Specific Funding Opportunities

  • Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Community-based Data and Metadata Standards Efforts (R24) New
    RFA-ES-16-010 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: October 19, 2016; October 19, 2017
    Expiration Date: October 20, 2017

     
  • Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Coordinating Center (U24) New
    RFA-RM-16-017 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: November 15, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2016

     
  • Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3 Africa): Collaborative Centers (U54) New
    RFA-RM-16-016 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: November 15, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2016

     
  • Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Research Projects (U01) New
    RFA-RM-16-015 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: November 15, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2016

     
  • Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Collaborative Centers (U54) New
    RFA-RM-16-014 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: November 15, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2016

     
  • Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Research Program (U01) New
    RFA-RM-16-013 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: November 15, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2017

     
  • Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Global Health Bioinformatics Research Training Program (U2R) New
    RFA-RM-16-012 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: November 15, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2016

     
  • Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Informatics Network (U24) New
    RFA-RM-16-011 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: November 15, 2016
    Expiration Date: November 16, 2016

     
  • Notice of NIH/BD2K Participation in the Joint NSF/NIH Initiative on Quantitative Approaches to Biomedical Big Data (QuBBD) New
    NOT-EB-16-008 [grants.nih.gov]
     
  • Serious Adverse Drug Reaction Research (R01) New
    PAR-16-275 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: October 4, 2016; February 1, 2017; June 1, 2017; October 2, 2017; February 1, 2018; June 1, 2018; October 1, 2018; February 1, 2019; June 3, 2019
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2019

     
  • Serious Adverse Drug Reaction Research (R21) New
    PAR-16-274 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: October 4, 2016; February 1, 2017; June 1, 2017; October 2, 2017; February 1, 2018; June 1, 2018; October 1, 2018; February 1, 2019; June 3, 2019
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2019

     
  • Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21)
    PAR-16-236 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019

     
  • Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03)
    PAR-16-237 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: February 16, June 16, October 16
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019

     
  • Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01)
    PAR-16-238 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: February 5, June 5, October 5
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2019

     
  • Tools for Cell Line Identifcation (SBIR [R43/R44])
    PA-16-186 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5
    Expiration Date: April 6, 2019

     
  • Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00)
    PAR-16-203 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): August 26, 2016
    Expiration Date: August 27, 2016

     
  • Notice of Information: Parallel Funding Initiative for Collaborative Research Between Investigators in the USA and in the State of São Paulo, Brazil
    NOT-TW-16-001 [grants.nih.gov]
     
  • Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01)
    PAR-13-258 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): May 29, 2014
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2016

     
  • Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R43/R44)
    PA-14-154 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): April 5, August 5, December 5
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2017
     
  • Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R01)
    PA-14-155 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 5, June 5, October 5
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2017
     
  • Extended Development, Hardening and Dissemination of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics and Big Data Science (R01)
    PA-14-156 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 5, June 5, October 5
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2017
     
  • Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R41/R42)
    PA-14-157 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): April 5, August 5, December 5
    Expiration Date: May 8, 2017
     
  • Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health (R21)
    PA-13-246 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 16, June 16, October 16
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2016

     
  • Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health (R03)
    PA-13-247 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 16, June 16, October 16
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2016

     
  • Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health (R01)
    PA-13-248 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 5, June 5, October 5
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2016

     
  • Phenotyping Embryonic Lethal Knockout Mice (R01)
    PAR-13-231 [grants.nih.gov]
    Application Due Date(s): February 5, June 5, October 5
    Expiration Date: September 8, 2016

     
  • National Science Foundation - National Institutes of Health NSF-NIH Interagency Initiative: Smart and Connected Health
    NOT-OD-13-041 [grants.nih.gov]

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Last Updated: August 24, 2016