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Behavioral and Social Research Funding Opportunities and Applicant Resources

Time-Limited Funding Opportunities

Time-limited NOFOs typically have a single due date and a special allocation of funds. BSR is accepting grant applications to a number of time-limited funding opportunities in different scientific domains related to aging, AD/ADRD, and COVID-19 research. Please see below for current time-limited funding opportunities.

NOFO Number Title Focus Release Date Final Due Date
RFA-AG-25-002

Consortium for Palliative Care Research Across the Lifespan (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

AD/ADRD 2/21/2024 7/2/2024
RFA-AG-25-005

Open Measurement Coordinating Network for Non-Pharmacological Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD) Primary Prevention Trials (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

  • NIA intends to commit $8 million in FY25 to fund 1 award.
AD/ADRD 2/12/2024 6/15/2024
NOT-AG-23-080

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Deriving Common Data Elements from Real-World Data for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

AD/ADRD 2/2/2024  
RFA-NR-24-004

Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

  • Issuing IC and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $13,125,000 in FY 2024 to fund approximately 17 awards.

Aging

AD/ADRD

1/23/2024 3/22/2024

BSR Opportunities in AD/ADRD

Parent Funding Opportunities and Associated NOSIs

NIA has two parent funding opportunities that invite applications on a variety of Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias research topics. PAR-22-093 is for R01 applications and PAR-22-094 is for R21 applications. Notices of Special Interest associated with these parent NOFOs specify high priority behavioral and social research topics and are listed below.

NOFO Number

Title

Release Date

Expiration Date

NOT-AG-23-060

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Telehealth for People and Families Living with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (ADRD)

11/14/2023 11/13/2024
NOT-AG-21-051 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Sleep Disorders and Circadian Clock Disruption in Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias of Aging 1/11/2022 11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-050

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD)

1/6/2022

11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-049

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Dementia Care Workforce for Those Living with Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD)

1/6/2022

11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-048

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Digital Technology for Early Detection and Monitoring of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

1/6/2022

11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-047

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Behavioral and Social Science Priority Areas in Dementia Care Partner/Caregiver Research

1/6/2022

11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-046

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Dementia Care Research: Programs and services for persons with dementia

1/6/2022

11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-045

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Opportunities for Research in Epidemiology of Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) and Cognitive Resilience

1/6/2022

11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-044 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Sensory and Motor System Changes as Predictors of Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease 1/6/2022 11/13/2024
NOT-AG-21-039 Notice of Special Interest: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease in the Context of the Aging Brain 12/30/2021 11/13/2024
NOT-AG-21-036 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Novel Approaches to Diagnosing and Studying Clinical Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias 1/7/2022 11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-035

Notice of Special Interest: Collaborative Studies on Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD)

12/30/2021

11/13/2024

NOT-AG-21-033

Notice of Special Interest: Health Disparities and Alzheimer's Disease

12/22/2021

11/13/2024

Major Opportunities in AD/ADRD Research

In addition to the parent AD/ADRD funding opportunities, BSR participates in other announcements aimed specifically at building AD/ADRD research infrastructure, developing clinical trials, and more. AD/ADRD research is also included in many other announcements in which BSR participates, detailed in the Current Funding Opportunities section below.

Current Funding Opportunities

BSR is accepting grant applications to a number of funding opportunities in different scientific domains related to aging, AD/ADRD, and COVID-19 research. Please see below for current funding opportunities.

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

NOFO Number Title Focus Release Date Expiration Date
PAR-23-179

Small Research Grant Program for the Next Generation of Researchers in AD/ADRD Research (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)

Aging 4/24/2023 3/17/2026
NOT-AG-23-021

Notice of Participation of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in PAR-22-181, "Research Opportunities for New and "At-Risk" Investigators to Promote Workforce Diversity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)"

Aging 4/21/2023 9/8/2025
PAR-23-144

STrengthening Research Opportunities for NIH Grants (STRONG): Structured Institutional Needs Assessment and Action Plan Development for Resource Limited Institutions (RLIs) (UC2 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Aging 4/20/2023 9/19/2025
NOT-OD-22-203

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Development and Preliminary Testing of Health-related Behavioral Interventions

Aging 9/9/2022 9/27/2024
NOT-OD-22-166

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Bisexual and Bisexual+ People

AD/ADRD

Aging

8/11/2022 5/8/2025
NOT-MD-22-012

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations

AD/ADRD

Aging

7/11/2022 8/8/2025
NOT-OD-22-167 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on Addressing Violence to Improve Health Outcomes

AD/ADRD

Aging

7/8/2022 10/5/2025
PAR-22-213 Complex Integrated Multi-Component Projects in Aging Research (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)

AD/ADRD

Aging

7/7/2022 9/26/2025
NOT-ES-22-006

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Climate Change and Health

AD/ADRD

Aging

6/1/2022 5/8/2025
PAR-22-105 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

AD/ADRD

Aging

5/10/2022 5/8/2025
PAR-22-109 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

AD/ADRD

Aging

5/10/2022 5/8/2025
PAR-22-106 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

AD/ADRD

Aging

5/9/2022 9/8/2025
RFA-AG-23-016 Transition to Aging Research for Predoctoral Students (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

AD/ADRD

Aging

4/11/2022 10/19/2024
PAR-22-145 Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address and Reduce Health Care Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

AD/ADRD

Aging

3/31/2022 5/8/2025
PAR-22-072 Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-Related Constructs (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

AD/ADRD

Aging

11/22/2021 5/8/2024
PAR-22-060 Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

AD/ADRD

Aging

1/10/2022 1/8/2025
NOT-AG-22-004 Notice of Special Interest: Research on Pain, Pain Management, and Opioids in Aging

AD/ADRD

Aging

12/22/2021 1/8/2025

PAR-21-352

Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Clinical Trial Required)

AD/ADRD

Aging

10/5/2021 9/8/2024
PAR-21-350 Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

AD/ADRD

Aging

10/5/2021 6/22/2024
PAR-21-349

Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)

AD/ADRD

Aging

10/5/2021 6/22/2024
NOT-MH-21-330 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations COVID-19 8/20/2021 9/8/2024
PAR-21-275 The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)

AD/ADRD

Aging

6/25/2021 9/8/2024
PAR-21-154 Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Required)

AD/ADRD

Aging

5/19/2021 5/8/2024
NOT-OD-21-100 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health

AD/ADRD

Aging

4/8/2021 6/8/2024
NOT-AT-21-002 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Research on Interoception and Its Impact on Health and Disease

AD/ADRD

Aging

1/22/2021 5/7/2024

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