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Grants & You Summer 2020: Grant Opportunities

External Grants

ADEAGies Foundation Grants

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The ADEAGies Foundation provides grants to improve public oral health and welcomes letters of inquiry (LOIs) for projects that:

  1. Support educational and research development in academic dentistry
  • Study/strengthen dental education as part of the US higher education system.
  • Encourage development of full-time faculty in leadership, teaching, and research.
  • Enhance capacity of academic dental institutions to conduct oral health-related research.
  • Evaluate and develop innovative dental education curricula to meet the changing environment of dental education and research.
  • Research/develop strategies to improve the role of academic dental institutions in ensuring access to oral health care for all, especially the underserved.
  • Assess/develop programs to promote professional ethics, social responsibility, a diverse workforce, cultural competence, and values that sustain the profession for the public good.
  1. Encourage lifelong learning
  • Understand dentistry and its relationship to society and develop educational programs for dentists in collaboration with other health professionals interested in oral health (medicine and public health).
  • Contribute to the funding of continuing dental education program speakers for dental professionals.
  1. Recognize and support:
  • Quality journalism in dental literature.
  • Scientific or other achievement within recognized dental specialties.
  • Student achievement in service, oral health education, or research.

ASDOH and MOSDOH are both eligible to apply for a grant requesting up to $25,000. The funder does not limit the number of LOIs submitted in the same funding cycle, which runs from September to June.

Interested project teams should submit concept proposals for LOIs to Sponsored Programs by August 1.

NIH Opportunities

NIH Small Research Grant Program Parent Announcement (PA-20-200)

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Turning Discovery into Health

NIH has renewed its broad funding opportunity announcement inviting applicants to submit investigator-initiated applications for the R03 activity code. The Parent R03 supports discrete, well-defined projects that can be completed in 2 years and require limited funding ($100,000 direct costs). The R03 supports different types of projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. The R03 does not accept clinical trial(s).

Any ATSU researcher interested in an NIH funding mechanism is strongly encouraged to establish an ongoing relationship with program officer(s) at the relevant NIH Institute/Center (IC) up to 1 year prior to submission. Doing so can significantly increase your chances of being funded.

The next deadline is October 16, 2020. Interested parties are asked to contact Sponsored Programs ASAP for help in identifying the best IC for the proposed research based on a thorough, timely review of the relevant IC priorities and funding parameters.

Notices of Intent to Publish Funding Opportunity Announcement

Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01)

The National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities with participating NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices intend to solicit research to evaluate community interventions testing: 1) the impacts of mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in NIH-designated health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and 2) already implemented, new, or adapted interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, sociocultural, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.

Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01)

The National Institute of Mental Health, with participating NIH Institutes and Centers, intends to solicit applications to support research to determine the role and impact of digital health interventions (e.g., mobile health, telemedicine and telehealth, health information technology, wearable devices) to address secondary health effects of the social, behavioral, and economic changes following the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.

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