Limited Competition: Addressing Health Disparities in Maternal and Child Health Through Community-Based Participatory Research (R03)

| Community and Family Health Funding, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Funding



United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)


Upper amount: $150,000 


This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Small Research Project Grant (R03) applications to support community-based participatory research (CBPR) projects planned and developed by recipients of the Phase I Academic-Community Partnerships Conference Series awards under PAR-09-092 and PAR-12-102. Only one CBPR project will be supported per Phase 1 grant award.

The areas of research emphasis include: preterm birth; infant mortality; sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS); maternal mortality; reproductive health; uterine fibroid tumors; childhood, adolescent, and/or adult obesity; violence prevention; perinatal HBV and HIV/AIDS prevention; HIV/AIDS prevention; asthma; intellectual and developmental disabilities; pediatric injury prevention; and medical rehabilitation. Support will be provided for formative research; pilot or feasibility studies; development, adaptation and/or testing of methodologies; and development and/or testing of technology for the purpose of reducing maternal and child health disparities through the use of CBPR.

Upcoming Deadlines

21 Nov 2016 (Confirmed) – Application (Sponsor deadline – required)

Note – Optional LOIs are due 30 days before application due dates.

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