Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Drug Abuse Research (R01)

Application Due Date: 2012-12-10  |  Post Date: 2010-01-04  |  Funding Number: PAR-10-072

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Description: Purpose. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is issued by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The FOA is intended to support substance abuse prevention and treatment services research in rapidly evolving areas (e.g., changes in service systems, health care financing, policy, natural/man-made disasters, etc) where opportunities for empirical study are, by their very nature, only available through expedited review and award of support. There are three distinguishing features of an eligible study: 1) the studys scientific value and feasibility are clear, 2) rapid review and funding are required in order for the scientific question to be answered, and 3) the knowledge gained from the study is time-sensitive and seeking funding through the regular NIH cycle of review and award would result in a missed opportunity to conduct the research. It should be clear that the research question offers an uncommon and scientifically significant research opportunity that could only become available if the project is initiated with minimum delay. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) award mechanism and runs in parallel with a FOA of identical scientific scope, PAR-07-345 that encourages applications under the Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: None
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.279
Funding Instrument Type: G

Eligible Applicants:
State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special district Governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally r
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other tha
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS,
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses