Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30)

Notice Number: NOT-AR-20-013

Key Dates
Release Date: January 15, 2020
Estimated Publication Date of Funding Opportunity Announcement: April 06, 2020
First Estimated Application Due Date: October 06, 2020
Earliest Estimated Award Date: July 01, 2021
Earliest Estimated Start Date: July 01, 2021

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Issued by
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)


The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), intends to issue a Request for Applications (RFA) to solicit applications for Resource-based Centers for Rheumatic Diseases Research. The Resource-based Centers will provide critical research infrastructure, shared facilities, services, and/or resources to groups of investigators conducting research on rheumatic diseases, enabling them to conduct their independently-funded individual and/or collaborative research projects more efficiently and/or more effectively, with the broad overall goal of accelerating, enriching, and enhancing the effectiveness of ongoing basic, translational, and clinical research and promoting new research within the NIAMS mission.

This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive projects.

The FOA is expected to be published in Spring 2020 with an expected application due date in Fall 2020.

This FOA will utilize the {P30} activity code. Details of the planned FOA are provided below.

Funding Information
Estimated Total Funding : NIAMS intends to commit up to $2.0 million direct costs in FY2021.
Expected Number of Awards: NIAMS intends to fund a maximum of four awards.
Estimated Award Ceiling: Application budgets are limited to $500,000 direct costs per year.
Primary CFDA Numbers: 93.846

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:

Sara Myers, MPH
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)/Division of Extramural Research (DER)