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Behavioral and Social Research Funding Opportunities and Applicant Resources

BSR is currently accepting grant applications to a number of funding opportunities in different scientific domains related to aging research. Please see below for active BSR-led funding opportunities that are not related to Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias (AD/ADRD). A list of BSR's active AD/ADRD funding opportunities is available online.

The full list of NIA-wide active funding opportunities and NIA-wide AD/ADRD funding opportunities can also be found online.

FOA Number Title Release Date Expiration Date
NOT-AT-21-002 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Research on Interoception and Its Impact on Health and Disease 1/22/2021 5/7/2024
PAR-21-099 Music and Health: Understanding And Developing Music Medicine (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 12/23/2020 02/17/2023
PAR-21-100 Music and Health: Understanding And Developing Music Medicine (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 12/23/2020 02/06/2023
NOT-OD-21-011 Notice of NIH Participation in Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science 11/24/2020 11/10/2022
PAR-21-080 Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01 Clinical trial not allowed) 11/17/2020 1/8/2023
NOT-OD-21-020 Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplement for Research and Capacity Building Efforts Related to Bioethical Issues (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) 11/17/2020 3/6/2021
NOT-AG-21-012 Notice of Special Interest: Integrative Studies of Neural Mechanisms Underlying Fundamental Affective Processes in Aging 10/15/2020 1/8/2024
NOT-AG-20-040 Notice of Special Interest: Basic and Translational Research on Affective, Motivational, and Social Function in Normative Aging and/or Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) 08/3/2020 1/8/2022
NOT-AG-20-039 Notice of Special Interest: Fundamental and Translational Research on Decision Making in Aging and/or Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) 7/21/2020 1/8/2022
PAR-20-266 Promoting Research on Music and Health: Phased Innovation Award for Music Interventions (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) 7/15/2020 6/20/2023
PAR-20-243 Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) 6/26/2020 3/3/2021
NOT-OD-20-106 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Development and Preliminary Testing of Health-related Behavioral Interventions 5/19/2020 9/26/2022
NOT-OD-20-103 Notice of Additional Due Date and Additional Areas of Focus Especially of Interest of PAR-13-373 and PAR-19-384, "Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery" 5/7/2020 5/18/2021
PA-20-172 Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) 4/20/2020 9/8/2023
PAR-20-164 Mechanisms and Consequences of Sleep Disparities in the U.S. (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 4/3/2022 7/15/2022
NOT-OD-20-079 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research to Improve the Interpretation of Patient-Reported Outcomes at the Individual Patient Level for Use in Clinical Practice 3/24/2020 1/8/2022
PAR-20-139 Investigator Initiated Extended Clinical Trial (R01 Clinical Trial Required) 3/13/2020 1/14/2023
PAR-20-125 Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06 Clinical Trials Optional) 3/5/2020 7/24/2021
NOT-OD-20-054 Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements to Promote Research Continuity and Retention of NIH Mentored Career Development (K) Award Recipients and Scholars 1/2/2020 3/6/2023
RFA-NS-20-008 HEAL Initiative: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Required) 10/4/2019 9/9/2022
RFA-NS-20-009 HEAL Initiative: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10/4/2019 9/9/2022
RFA-NS-20-010 HEAL INITIATIVE: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management (R43/R44 - Clinical Trial Required) 10/4/2019 9/9/2022
RFA-NS-20-011 HEAL INITIATIVE: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management (R43/R44 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10/4/2019 9/9/2022
RFA-OD-19-029 The Intersection of Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 9/27/2019 11/27/2021
PAR-19-373 Research on biopsychosocial factors of social connectedness and isolation on health, wellbeing, illness, and recovery (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) 9/18/2019 3/18/2021
PAR-19-384 Research on biopsychosocial factors of social connectedness and isolation on health, wellbeing, illness, and recovery (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) 9/18/2019 3/18/2021
PAR-19-372 Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 9/10/2019 11/9/2022
PAR-19-302 NIA Multi-site Clinical Trial Implementation Grant (R01 Clinical Trial Required) 6/24/2019 9/8/2022
PAR-19-274 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 5/8/2019 5/8/2022
PAR-19-275 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 5/8/2019 5/8/2022
PAR-19-276 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 5/8/2019 5/8/2022
PAR-19-249 Environmental Influences on Aging: Effects of Extreme Weather and Disaster Events on Aging Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 4/12/2019 3/9/2021
PAR-19-250 Environmental Influences on Aging: Effects of Extreme Weather and Disaster Events on Aging Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 4/11/2019 3/9/2021
PA-19-200 Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Sleep Disturbances to Pain (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 2/28/2019 5/8/2022
PA-19-201 Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Sleep Disturbances to Pain (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 2/28/2019 5/8/2022
NOT-AG-19-004 Notice of Participation of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in PA-19-094 "Emotion Regulation, Aging and Mental Disorder (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" 2/11/2019 1/8/2022
NOT-AG-19-005 Notice of Participation of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in PA-19-095 "Emotion Regulation, Aging and Mental Disorder (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" 2/11/2019 1/8/2022
PAR-19-134 Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 12/21/2018 1/8/2022
PAR-19-133 Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Required) 12/21/2019 1/8/2022
PA-18-935 Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Urgent Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional) 10/3/2018 1/25/2022
PA-18-932 Increasing Uptake of Evidence-Based Screening in Diverse Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 9/21/2018 1/8/2022
PA-18-906 Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 8/22/2018 9/8/2021
PA-18-849 Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional 7/3/2018 9/8/2021
PA-18-850 Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 7/3/2018 9/8/2021
PA-18-837 Administrative Supplements to Promote Diversity in Small Businesses-SBIR/STTR (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 6/20/2018 9/5/2021
PA-18-722 Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 3/28/2018 5/8/2021
PA-18-723 Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 3/28/2018 5/8/2021
PAR-18-714 Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 3/6/2018 5/8/2021
PA-18-705 SBIR Technology Transfer (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 3/6/2018 4/6/2021
PA-18-592 Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 1/25/2018 9/8/2021
PA-18-141 Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, and Management in Pain Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 11/7/2017 5/8/2021