NIDA Research "Center of Excellence" Grant Program (P50)

Application Due Date: 2013-01-07  |  Post Date: 2010-05-06  |  Funding Number: PAR-10-189

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Description: Purpose. This FOA is to provide support for research Centers that conduct drug abuse and addiction research in any area of NIDAs mission, that have outstanding innovative science, that are multidisciplinary, thematically integrated, synergistic, and that serve as national resource(s) to provide educational and outreach activities to drug abuse research communities, educational organizations, the general public, and policy makers in the NIDA research fields. It is expected that a Center will transform knowledge in the sciences it is studying. Incremental work should not be the focus of Center activities; rather, new and creative directions are required. The P50 Center of Excellence is expected to support the education, training, and mentoring of new investigators who would be given meaningful roles to play in the Center projects. NIDA Centers are expected to share their findings, their data and their resources, and to serve as national research resources in the drug abuse research field. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the Research Center of Excellence Grant (P50) mechanism. There should be evidence that the presence of a Center structure is essential for the accomplishment of the research activities. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the numbers, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.

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