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. Identified on this page is a carefully curated selection of available NIH-funding opportunities supporting maternal health research.

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Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-237 NIMHD 6/17/2020 12/2/2020
Novel Approaches to Safe, Non-Invasive, Real Time Assessment of Human Placenta Development and Function Across Pregnancy (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-884 NICHD 11/4/2018 12/5/2020
Novel Approaches to Safe, Non-Invasive, Real Time Assessment of Human Placenta Development and Function Across Pregnancy (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-885 NICHD 11/4/2018 12/5/2020
Discovery of Molecular Targets for Pregnancy-Related/Induced Diseases and Development of Therapeutics to Prevent/Treat These Diseases (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-511 NICHD 12/19/2017 1/8/2021
Effects of In Utero Alcohol Exposure on Adult Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-507 NIAAA 12/19/2017 1/8/2021
Effects of In Utero Alcohol Exposure on Adult Health and Disease (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-508 NIAAA 12/19/2017 1/8/2021
Notice of Special Interest: Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-OD-20-048 ORWH 12/13/2019 1/26/2021
Drug Repurposing for Conditions Affecting Neonates and Pregnant Women (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-506 NIH 12/18/2017 5/7/2021
Next Generation Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (NGM) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-19-209 NIAID 4/6/2019 5/7/2021
Community Engaged Research on Pregnancy Related and Associated Infections and Sepsis Morbidity and Mortality (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-HD-21-033 NICHD 4/6/2021 5/20/2021
Request for Information (RFI) on Enhancing the Science for the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program NOT-OD-21-108 NIH 4/22/2021 5/25/2021
Reproductive Health, Pregnancy, and Parenting among Women with Disabilities NOT-HD-21-025 NICHD 4/27/2021 6/5/2021
Maternity Group Home Program HHS-2021-ACF-ACYF-YZ-1904 ACF 4/19/2021 6/18/2021
Maternity Group Home Program HHS-2021-ACF-ACYF-YZ-1904 ACF 4/19/2021 6/18/2021
Pediatric and Perinatal COVID-19 Registry (U18) Clinical Trials Optional RFA-FD-21-035 FDA 5/4/2021 7/6/2021
Pediatric and Perinatal COVID-19 Registry (U18) Clinical Trials Optional RFA-FD-21-035 FDA 5/4/2021 7/6/2021
Emergency Award: RADx-UP - Social, Ethical, and Behavioral Implications (SEBI) Research on Disparities in COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) RFA-OD-21-009 NIH 4/13/2021 7/7/2021
Emergency Awards: Community-engaged COVID-19 Testing Interventions among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations RADx-UP Phase II (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-OD-21-008 NIH 4/13/2021 7/7/2021
NIH Maternal Health Task Force - Small Business Initiatives for Maternal Health Webinar NOT-EB-21-001 NIBIB 2/22/2021 9/5/2021
Maternal Nutrition and Pre-pregnancy Obesity: Effects on Mothers, Infants and Children (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-776 NIH 5/9/2018 9/7/2021
Patient Safety in the Context of Perinatal, Neonatal, and Pediatric Care (R03 - Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-791 NIH 5/21/2018 9/8/2021
Role of Gut Microbiome in Regulating Reproduction and Its Impact on Fertility Status in Women Living with and Without HIV (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-838 NICHD 6/26/2018 9/8/2021
Role of Gut Microbiome in Regulating Reproduction and Its Impact on Fertility Status in Women Living with and Without HIV (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-839 NICHD 9/16/2018 9/8/2021
The Intersection of Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-OD-19-029 ORWH 9/27/2019 11/27/2021
Notice of Special Interest: Advancing the Understanding, Prevention, and Management of Infections Transmitted from Women to their Infants NOT-HD-19-021 NICHD 9/20/2019 1/8/2022
Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-286 NIMH 9/19/2020 1/27/2022
Notice of Special Interest: Research to Improve Pre-Pregnancy Care and Enhance Healthy Birth Intervals NOT-HD-19-019 NICHD 9/4/2019 9/8/2022
Notice of Special Interest: Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-MD-20-011 NIMHD 3/27/2020 9/8/2022
NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-20-240 NINDS 12/25/2020 9/27/2022
NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-20-283 NLM 9/23/2020 10/22/2022
Translational Research in Maternal and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-300 NICHD 11/10/2020 12/10/2022
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-310 NIMHD 10/27/2020 3/28/2023
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
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral
Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity)
PAR-20-251 NIH 7/8/2020 5/8/2023
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
Development of the Fetal Immune System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-20-298 NICHD 3/27/2020 12/7/2023