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Alliance For Cancer Gene Therapy 2014 Young Investigator Award 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 10/31/2014 $2000 More Information
Agriculture Funding Consortium Call for Research and Development Proposals LOI Due: September 25th, 2014: Invitation for Full Proposal Due: October 27th, 2014 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
Fogarty International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) (PAR-13-072) March 4, 2014; March 4, 2015 NIH will contribute up to $75,000 per year toward the salary of the career award recipient, plus applicable fringe benefits.  More Information
NIH Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (R21) Cycle Due Date: Feb 16, June 16, Oct 16
Expires: May 8, 2015
Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.  More Information
NIH Improving Diet and Physical Activity Assessment (R01) Application Deadline:  Oct 5, 2013; June 5, 2014; Feb 5, 2015
Expires:  Sept 8, 2015
Expected direct cost amounts for individual awards range from $200,000 to $650,000.  More Information
NIH Improving Diet and Physical Activity Assessment (R21) Cycle Due Date: Feb 16, 2013; Oct 16, 2013; June 16, 2014; Feb 16, 2015
Expires:  Sept 8, 2015
Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.  More Information
NIH  Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01) Letter of Intent:  LOIs are accepted on a monthly basis.
Application Deadline:  Applications are accepted on a monthly basis. 
Expires:  Sept 10, 2015
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 (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, 2017
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 Research on the Role of Epigenetics in Social, Behavioral, Environmental and Biological Relationships, throughout the Life-Span and across Generations (R21) Letter of Intent:  October 13, 2013
Application Deadline:  November 13, 2013
Direct costs requested for the exploratory/developmental research applications may not exceed $150,000, not including consortia F&A. More Information
NIH Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (P30) Letter of Intent:  October 15, 2013
Application Deadline:  November 15, 2013
Application budgets are limited to $750,000 in direct costs per year.  This budget limit is exclusive of F&A costs for consortium and subcontract arrangements.  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 NIDDK Education Program Grant Standard dates apply;
Expires: January 8, 2015
Application budgets for direct costs of up to $100,000 per year and a project duration of up to five years may be requested for a maximum of $500,000 direct costs over a five-year project period. More Information
NIH Nutrition and Diet in the Causation, Prevention, and Management of Heart Failure (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires: May 8, 2014
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project More Information
NIH Nutrition and Diet in the Causation, Prevention, and Management of Heart Failure (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires: May 8, 2014
Although the size of award may vary with the scope of research proposed, it is expected that direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period with no more than $200,000 in indirect costs allowed in any single year. 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 Obesity and Asthma:  Awareness and Management (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  Sept 8, 2014
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Physical activity and weight control interventions among cancer survivors:  Effects on biomarkers of prognosis and survival (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 Physical activity and weight control interventions among cancer survivors:  Effects on biomarkers of prognosis and survival (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  Sept 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 Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (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 Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  Sept 8, 2015
Application budgets are limited to $275,000 in direct costs over 2 years, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.  More Information
NIH Translational Research to Improve Obesity and Diabetes Outcomes (R18) Application Deadline:  Nov 1, 2013; Mar 3, 2014; July 1, 2014; Nov 3, 2014; Mar 2, 2015
Expires:  March 3, 2015
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Planning Grants for Translational Research to Improve Obesity and Diabetes Outcomes (R34) Application Deadline:  Nov 1, 2013; Mar 3, 2014; July 1, 2014; Nov 3, 2014; Mar 2, 2015
Expires:  March 3, 2015
Direct costs of up to $150,000 per year are allowed.  More Information
NIH Pilot and Feasibility Clinical Research Grants in Diabetes, and Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2015
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
NIH Secondary Analyses in Obesity, Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2015
Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year.  More Information
NIH Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity:  Effects on Mothers, Infants and Children (R01) Standard date apply;
Expires:  January 8, 2015
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Prevention and Treatment of Obesity, Diabetes, and Chronic Kidney Disease in Military Populations (R01) Standard date apply;
Expires:  October 16, 2014
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Healthy Habits:  Timing for Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  September 8, 2014
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and duration of up to five years, may be requested.  More Information
NIH Healthy Habits:  Timing for Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (R03) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  September 8, 2014
Budgets for direct costs of up to $50,000 per year for a maximum of $100,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.  More Information
NIH Healthy Habits:  Timing for Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  September 8, 2014
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 Health Promotion for Children With Physical Disabilities Through Physical Activity and Diet:  Developing An Evidence Base (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  September 8, 2014
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Health Promotion for Children With Physical Disabilities Through Physical Activity and Diet:  Developing An Evidence Base (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  September 8, 2014
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
NIH Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and Diabetes (R01) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2014
Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.  More Information
NIH Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and Diabetes (R21) Standard dates apply;
Expires:  May 8, 2014
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 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
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 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 Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R21) Standard dates apply; Expires: January 8, 2014 Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period, with no more than $200,00 in direct costs allowed in any single year. More Information
NIH NIGMS National Centers for Systems Biology LOI:30 days prior to the application due date;
Application due is September 23, 2014
NIGMS intends to fund an estimate of two to four awards, corresponding to a total of $10 million, for fiscal year 2014. More Information
NIH Chronic Inflammation and Age-Related Disease Standard dates apply. NHLBI will not accept applications requesting $500,000 or more in direct costs in any year. More Information
NIH/Centers for Disease Control Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Contract Solicitation (PHS 2014-1) 2013-11-13 Phase I projects are eligible for up to $200,000 per award for nine months More Information
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association PWSA (USA) Funding Opportunities for Research on Prader-Willi Syndrome TBD Maximum Single Grant Allowed $75,000 More Information
Fogarty International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) (PAR-13-072) March 4, 2014; March 4, 2015 NIH will contribute up to $75,000 per year toward the salary of the career award recipient, plus applicable fringe benefits. More Information
USDA-NIFA Childhood Obesity Every spring, variable dates Up to 5 Million More Information
USDA-NIFA Fellowship Program Every spring, variable dates   More Information
USDA-NIFA Foundational programs, includes Nutrition and Food Safety Every spring, variable dates Up to 500,000 More Information
USDA Second Round: WIC nutrition education RFA 2013-12-18 (Letter of Intent) $250,000 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-NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative-Childhood Obesity Prevention (USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004492) 6/19/2014 Various grant types are available including standard grants, coordinated agricultural project grants, conference grants, food & agricultural science enhancement grants. More Information
USDA-NIFA Children, Youth, and Families At Risk (CYFAR) - Sustainable Community Projects (USDA-NIFA-SLBCD-004490) 11-Apr-14 Approximately $2,075,000 will be available to fund new CYFAR SCPs, which will have project periods ranging up to five (5) years. More Information
USDA-NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative-Food Security Challenge Area (USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004417) 6/12/2014 Various grant types are available including coordinated agricultural project, conference, and food and agricultural science enhancement. More Information
USDA-NIFA Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Fields Program (USDA-NIFA-WAMS-004491) 4/28/2014 The amount available to support this program in FY 2014 is approximately $400,000. Different grant types are available. More Information
USDA-NIFA Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (USDA-NIFA-CFP-004489) 3/31/2014 In FY 2014, it is anticipated that approximately $5,000,000 will be available to support the CFPCGP. More Information
USDA-NIFA Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA) 4/3/2014 The amount available to support this program in FY 2014 is approximately $900,000. More Information
USDA-NIFA Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program (USDA-NIFA-CGP-004425) 4/10/2014 The amount available to support this program in FY 2014 is approximately $4.77 million. Different grant types are available. 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 Functions of Skeletal Muscle beyond Contraction (R01) (PA-12-208) Standard dates apply; Expires: September 8, 2015 Up to $500K; Advance permission reqired for $500K or more (direct costs) in any year More Information
NIH Functions of Skeletal Muscle beyond Contraction (R21) (PA-12-209) Standard dates apply; Expires: September 8, 2015 Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year More Information
NIH Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health Conditions in Primary Care (R01) (PA-12-024) Standard dates apply; Expires: January 8, 2014 Up to $500K; Advance permission reqired for $500K or more (direct costs) in any year More Information
NIH Enhancing Tumoricidal Activity of Natural Killer (NK) Cells by Dietary Components for Cancer Prevention (R21) (PA-11-161) Standard dates apply; Expires: May 8, 2014 Direct costs are limited to $275,000 over an R21 two-year period, with no more than $200,000 in direct costs allowed in any single year More Information
NIH Enhancing Tumoricidal Activity of Natural Killer (NK) Cells by Dietary Components for Cancer Prevention (R01) (PA-11-160) Standard dates apply; Expires: May 8, 2014 Up to $500K; Advance permission reqired for $500K or more (direct costs) in any year More Information
NIH Translating Basic Behavioral and Social Science Discoveries into Interventions to Improve Health-Related Behaviors (R01) (PA-11-063) Standard dates apply; Expires: January 8, 2014 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