June 17, 2021
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
This Notice is a Request for Information (RFI) inviting feedback on an outline for the NIAAA Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2026.
NOTE:It is important to read this entire RFI notice to ensure an adequate response is prepared and to have a full understanding of how your response will be utilized.
The mission of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is to generate and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the effects of alcohol on health and well-being, and apply that knowledge to improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems, including alcohol use disorder, across the lifespan. NIAAA is the world’s largest funder of alcohol research.
NIAAA is currently developing an updated strategic plan to highlight priorities and guide activities for advancing the Institute’s mission over the next five years.
NIAAA seeks comments on the draft outline for its FY 2022-2026 Strategic Plan from diverse stakeholders, including scientific experts, health care providers, patients and family members, advocacy groups, other federal agencies, and non-governmental scientific, professional, and healthcare organizations. We encourage organizations to submit a single response reflecting input from their organization as a whole.
All respondents are encouraged to preview the online response form to help organize their comments.
NIAAA 2022-2026 Strategic Plan Outline
Describes research programs, priorities, and approaches that span across multiple scientific goals
Goal 1: Identify and track the biological, social, environmental, and behavioral causes and consequences of alcohol misuse
Goal 2: Prevent and reduce alcohol misuse and associated developmental effects, health conditions, and acute harms
Goal 3:Advance diagnosis and treatment of alcohol-related conditions
How to Submit a Response
Responses to this RFI must be submitted through this online form.
To ensure full consideration, responses must be received by July 30, 2021.
Responses to this RFI are voluntary. Do not include any proprietary, classified, confidential, trade secret, or sensitive information in your response. The responses will be reviewed by NIAAA staff, and individual feedback will not be provided to any responder. The U.S. Government will use the information submitted in response to this RFI at its discretion.
This RFI is for information and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation, grant, or cooperative agreement, or as an obligation on the part of the Federal Government, the NIH, or NIAAA to provide support for any ideas identified in response to it. The Government will not pay for the preparation of any information submitted or for the U.S. Government’s use of such information. No basis for claims against the U.S. Government shall arise as a result of a response to this request for information or from the Government’s use of such information. The provided information will be analyzed and may appear, in summary form, removing personally identifying or sensitive information, in reports or other publicly accessible resources.
NIAAA Strategic Planning Team
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism