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Obesity Research Cluster

Funding Opportunities

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NIH NIMHD Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research on Chronic Disease Letter of Intent Due: November 16, 2015; Application Due: December 16, 2015 NIMHD intends to commit $5,000,000 in FY 2016 to fund 2-3 awards. More Information
NIH A Community Research Resource of Microbiome-Derived Factors Modulating Host Physiology in Obesity, Digestive and Liver Diseases, and Nutrition (R24) October 15, 2015 and October 19, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization; LOI Due-30days before the application due date NIDDK intends to commit $ 6 million in Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 to fund 2-4 awards. More Information
NIH Exploratory Studies for Delineating Microbiome: Host Interactions in Obesity, Digestive and Liver Diseases and Nutrition (R21) Grant October 15, 2015 and October 19, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization; LOI Due-30days before the application due date NIDDK intends to commit $1,500,000 in Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 to fund 4-6 awards. More Information
Alliance For Cancer Gene Therapy Young Investigator Award & Other Grants Abstract due: September 16, 2014 at 4pm (EST);
Deadline for completed application: Oct. 30, 2014 at 4pm (EST)
Various amounts More Information
Whole Kids Foundation School Gardens October Every Year $2000 More Information
Agriculture Funding Consortium Research and Development Proposals & Various Agriculture Funding Programs     More Information
ADA Various diabetes grants such as independent research awards, mentorship awards and clinical fellowships Jan & Jul-Sept yearly Various programs More Information
AHA Research grants, pre and postdoctoral fellowships and undergrad research Jan/Feb & Jul  yearly Various programs National and Southwest affiliate More Information
AICR Research grants with emphasis on diet, lifestyle and cancer     More Information
CPRIT Research funding for basic and prevention/education porograms as well as faculty recruitments-RFAs currently suspended Pending Pending More Information
NIH Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (R21) Standard dates apply. Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period. More Information
NIH Research Answers to NCI's Provocative Questions (R01) June 29, 2015; October 29, 2015; June 29, 2016; October 28, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. The NCI intends to fund approximately 15-20 R21 awards, corresponding to a total of up to $15 million for FY2016 More Information
NIH Research Answers to NCI's Provocative Questions (R21) June 29, 2015; October 29, 2015; June 29, 2016; October 28, 2016, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. The NCI intends to fund approximately 15-20 R21 awards, corresponding to a total of up to $5 million for FY2016 More Information
NIH School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies, Obesogenic Behaviors and Weight Outcomes (R01) Earliest submission date: May 5, 2013
Standard dates apply
Expires:  May 8, 2016
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies, Obesogenic Behaviors and Weight Outcomes (R21) Earliest submission date: May 16, 2013
Standard dates apply
Expires:  May 8, 2016
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies, Obesogenic Behaviors and Weight Outcomes (R03) Earliest submission date: May 5, 2013
Standard dates apply
Expires:  May 8, 2018
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires: May 8, 2016
The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. More Information
NIH Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2016
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2016
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Obesity Policy Evaluation Research (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2016
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Mechanistic Insights from Birth Cohorts (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2016
Application budgets are limited to less than $500,00 in direct costs per year and need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R03) Letter of Intent:  May 16, 2014; May 16, 2015
Application Deadline:  June 16, 2014; June 16, 2015
Expires:  Sept 8, 2015
The total direct costs for a R03 application submitted in response to this funding opportunity announcement are limited to $125,000 per year.  More Information
NIH Early-Stage Pharmacological Validation of Novel Targets and Accompanying Pre-Therapeutic Leads for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  March 8, 2016
Applications are limited to $500,000 in direct costs per year and the budget must reflect the scope of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Ancillary Studies to major Ongoing Clinical Research Studies to Advance Areas of Scientific Interest within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  Sept 8, 2015
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Approaches for Nutrition Research (R01) March 20, 2014; March 19, 2015; March 22, 2016 National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Cancer Institute
Office of Dietary Supplements
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NIH Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood (R01) Standard dates apply; Expires: May 8, 2016 Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project. More Information
NIH Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood (R21) Standard dates apply; Expires: May 8, 2016 The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. More Information
NIH Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity: Effects on Mothers, Infants and Children (R01) Standard dates apply. Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. More Information
USDA-AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area August 4, 2016 The anticipated amount avaible for NIFA to support this grants in FY 2016 is approximately $7 million. More Information
USDA-AFRI Foundational Program Variable dates   More Information
USDA-NIFA Fellowship Program Every spring, variable dates   More Information
USDA-NIFA AFRI NIFA Fellowships Grant Program (USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004368)  February 20, 2014 Predoctoral fellowship ($79,000 for 2 years) & Postdoctoral fellowship ($150,000 for 2 years) More Information
USDA-NIFA AFRI NIFA Foundational Program (USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004412)  April 14, 2014 Standard Grants (Total $500,000 including indirect costs for project periods of up to 5 years) More Information
USDA-NNF Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program Tuesday October 11, 2016 Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,100,000 More Information
NIH Translational Research to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Outcomes (R01) (PA-13-352) Standard dates apply; Expires: January 8, 2017 Up to $500K; Advance permission reqired for $500K or more (direct costs) in any year More Information
NIH Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) (PA-13-183) Standard dates apply; Expires: May 8, 2016 Up to $500K; Advance permission reqired for $500K or more (direct costs) in any year More Information
NIH Testing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity Standard dates apply R01and R21/R33 are available. More Information
DHHS & NIH Food Specific Molecular Profiles and Biomarkers of Food and Nutrient Intake, and Dietary Exposure (R01) 2-Jan-15 Please see RFA More Information
NIH Systems Science and Health in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R21) Standard dates, LOI: 30 days prior to application receipt date The combined budget for the direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. More Information
NIH Systems Science and Health in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01) Standard dates, LOI: 30 days prior to application receipt date Application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. More Information
NIH Differentiation and Integration of Stem Cells (Embryonic and Induced-Pluripotent) Into Developing or Damaged Tissues (R21) Standard dates, LOI: 30 days before the application due date Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over a two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year. More Information
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research Concept papers are due January 7, 2015 (3pm ET). Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for projects that require between $25,000 and $75,000 to complete.

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Egg Nutrition Center/American Egg Board 2016 Request for Research Proposals: Letters of Intent 1/22/2016 ENC prefers projects that are two years or less in duration with a maximum total budget of $200,000. Pilot projects will be funded up to $50,000.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration 2.0 01/29/016: 5pm ET. Award ceiling: $1,750,000; Estimated total program funding: $8,500,000

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars 4/19/2016 Each fellow will receive support for their project of $35,000 annually, for a total of $105,000 per person per three-year fellowship experience.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Policy Research Scholars 4/19/2016 Each scholar will receive an annual stipend of up to $30,000 for up to four years. More Information
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leaders 4/19/2016 Total awards will be up to $350,000 per team for the duration of the three-year fellowship program. More Information

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