Funding Opportunities

NIH-funded research has led to breakthroughs and the development of new treatments, helping people live longer, healthier lives and building the research foundation that drives discovery. ORWH publishes and participates in various NIH funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) that seek to advance the science on the health of women. This page includes a curated selection of funding opportunities supporting maternal health research at both the NIH and broader U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This list of FOAs is not exhaustive but is updated on a regular basis to include funding opportunities from the sources mentioned above. For additional NIH-related funding opportunity information, you may visit the NIH Funding Opportunities page.

The following funding opportunities can be sorted across each column header. Click the specific column heading in the table to modify how the information is listed.

Title Announcement Number Issuing Organization Opening Date Closing Date
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-OD-22-031 ORWH 1/31/2022 2/1/2023
MCH Nutrition Training Program Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration HRSA-23-071 HRSA 11/4/2022 2/2/2023
Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (MCH FIRST) HRSA-23-067 HRSA 11/9/2022 2/7/2023
Maternal and Child Health Secondary Data Analysis Research (MCH SDAR) HRSA-23-068 HRSA 11/14/2022 2/13/2023
Pilot Practice-based Research for Primary Care Suicide Prevention (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-MH-22-120 NIMH 5/20/2022 2/22/2023
Hospital-based Quality Improvement Collaborative to Improve Maternity Care Practices Supportive of Breastfeeding CDC-RFA-DP-23-0018 CDC 1/23/2023 3/23/2023
Services Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women TI-23-002 SAMHSA 1/25/2023 3/27/2023
State Pilot Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women TI-23-003 SAMHSA 1/25/2023 3/27/2023
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-310 NIMHD 10/27/2020 3/28/2023
Using Archived Data and Specimen Collections to Advance Maternal and Pediatric HIV/AIDS Research (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-HD-24-006 NICHD 11/22/2022 3/29/2023
Physiomimetics and Organoids for Reproductive Health (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-HD-23-024 NICHD 8/22/2022 3/30/2023
Physiomimetics and Organoids for Reproductive Health (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-HD-23-025 NICHD 8/22/2022 3/30/2023
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal Health NOT-EB-21-001 NIBIB 2/22/2021 4/6/2023
Life Course Translational Research Network (LCT-RN) HRSA-23-083 HRSA 1/9/2023 4/10/2023
Translational Research in Maternal and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-300 NICHD 11/10/2020 4/12/2023
Translational Research in Maternal and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-299 NICHD 11/10/2020 4/12/2023
Special Emphasis Notice (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Health Services Research to Advance Health Equity NOT-HS-21-014 AHRQ 4/29/2021 4/27/2023
Dyadic Interpersonal Processes and Biopsychosocial Outcomes (R01 - Basic Experimental Studies with Humans) PAR-21-280 OPPNET 7/9/2021 5/8/2023
Dyadic Interpersonal Processes and Biopsychosocial Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) PAR-21-281 OPPNET 7/9/2021 5/8/2023
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Multisite Clinical Trials: Leveraging Network Infrastructure to Advance Research and Outcomes for Women, Children, Pregnant and Lactating Individuals and/or Persons with Disabilities NOT-HD-22-028 NICHD 7/26/2022 6/5/2023
Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-281 NICHD 9/19/2020 6/20/2023
Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-20-282 NICHD 9/19/2020 6/20/2023
Research to Improve Native American Health (R21 Clinical Trials Optional) PAR-20-214 NIDA 4/17/2021 9/8/2023
Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-238 NIDA 4/17/2021 9/8/2023
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): HEAL Initiative: Biospecimen Collection in Pregnancy NOT-DA-23-005 NIDA 8/22/2022 10/8/2023
Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) PAR-21-311 FIC 11/9/2021 12/12/2023
Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-21-319 FIC 11/9/2021 12/12/2023
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Vaccine Access, Acceptance and Uptake among Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating Women, and Persons with Disabilities NOT-HD-21-038 NICHD 9/8/2021 5/8/2024
Reproductive Health, Pregnancy, and Parenting among Women with Disabilities NOT-HD-21-025 NICHD 4/27/2021 5/31/2024
The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) PAR-21-275 NIMHD 6/25/2021 9/8/2024
Notice of Special Interest: Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Cannabis-, Tobacco-, and Other Drug-Related Behaviors and Outcomes NOT-AA-21-028 NIAAA 7/5/2021 9/8/2024
The Intersection of Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-OD-22-028 ORWH 10/13/2022 11/23/2024
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Implementation Science to Advance Maternal Health and Maternal Health Equity for the IMPROVE initiative NOT-HD-22-043 NICHD 9/22/2022 5/7/2025
Risk and Protective Factors of Family Health and Family Level Interventions (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-21-358 NIMHD 5/5/2022 5/8/2025
Notice of Special Interest: Tools to Enhance the Study of Prenatal and Pediatric Hydrocephalus NOT-NS-23-003 NINDS 5/20/2022 12/10/2025
Notice of Special Interest: Disease Mechanisms of Prenatal and Pediatric Hydrocephalus NOT-NS-23-004 NINDS 5/20/2022 12/10/2025
Multisite Clinical Research: Leveraging Network Infrastructure to Advance Research for Women, Children, Pregnant and Lactating Individuals, and Persons with Disabilities (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-23-037 NICHD 11/28/2022 5/7/2026
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing Research on Early Pregnancy Loss NOT-HD-22-026 NICHD 7/5/2022 n/a
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Limited Competition: Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Pregnancy and Pediatric Cohort Study Sites. Clinical Trial Not Allowed (UG3/UH3) NOT-OD-22-174 NICHD 7/6/2022 n/a
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Open Competition: Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Pregnancy Cohort Study Sites. Clinical Trial Not Allowed (UG3/UH3) NOT-OD-22-171 NICHD 7/6/2022 n/a
Notice of Training and REDCap Demonstration for the Implementation of NICHD's CDE Recommendations for COVID-19 Research in Pediatric, Pregnant, and Lactating Populations Published Through the NIEHS Disaster Research Response (DR2) Portal NOT-HD-22-047 NICHD 10/5/2022 n/a
Notice of NINR Participation in NOT-EB-21-001 "Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal Health" NOT-NR-23-003 NINR 11/28/2022 n/a
Notice of Technical Assistance Webinar for NOT-EB-21-001 - Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal Health NOT-EB-23-001 NIBIB 1/18/2023 n/a