Notice of Intent to Publish the Reissuance of PAR-18-644 and PAR-18-645 for Research Infrastructure Development for Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (R33 and R21/R33)

Notice Number: NOT-AG-20-004

Key Dates

Release Date: October 28, 2019
Estimated Publication Date of Funding Opportunity Announcement: December 04, 2019
First Estimated Application Due Date: February 16, 2020
Earliest Estimated Award Date: December 01, 2020
Earliest Estimated Start Date: December 01, 2020

Related Announcements


Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA)


This Notice informs the research community that the National Institute on Aging (NIA) intends to reissue Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) PAR-18-644 "Advanced-Stage Development and Utilization of Research Infrastructure for Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (R33 - Clinical Trial Optional)" and PAR-18-645 "Research Infrastructure Development for Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (R21/R33 - Clinical Trial Optional)." When reissued, the FOAs will continue to use the R33 and R21/R33 grant mechanisms, respectively, to support network and infrastructure development activities. Scientific scope of the reissued FOAs will be broadened to encompass the interests of all four NIA extramural funding divisions.

This Notice is being provided to inform potential applicants of the availability of continued opportunities to submit applications beyond expiration of the currently active FOAs.

The FOA is expected to be published in December 2019 with an expected initial application due date of February 16, 2020.

Research Initiative Details

These FOAs invite applications that propose the development and utilization of novel research infrastructure to advance the science of aging in specific areas requiring interdisciplinary partnerships or collaborations. Through these awards, investigators will develop sustainable research infrastructure to support projects that address key interdisciplinary aging research questions.

Funding Information

Estimated Total Funding TBD
Expected Number of Awards TBD
Estimated Award Ceiling

For Reissue of PAR-18-644 (R33):
Application budgets may not exceed $499,999 in annual direct costs.

For Reissue of PAR-18-645 (R21/R33):
For the R21 phase, the combined budget for direct costs for a two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year. For the R33 phase, application budgets must remain under $500,000 in annual direct costs.

Primary CFDA Numbers 93.866

Anticipated Eligible Organizations

Public/State Controlled Institution of Higher Education
Private Institution of Higher Education
Nonprofit with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institution of Higher Education)
Small Business
For-Profit Organization (Other than Small Business)
State Government
Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Federally Recognized)
County governments
Independent school districts
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Indian/Native American Tribally Designated Organization (Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
U.S. Territory or Possession
Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Other than Federally Recognized)
Regional Organization

Applications are not being solicited at this time.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Winifred K. Rossi
National Institute on Aging (NIA)