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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding

The NIH is deeply concerned for the health and safety of people involved in NIH research, and about the effects on the biomedical enterprise in the areas affected by the HHS declared public health emergency for COVID-19. Due to the potential exceptional impact, we want to assure our recipient community that NIH will be doing our part to help you continue your research.

This is a rapidly evolving situation and we will provide updated guidance and information as it becomes available.

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Funding Opportunities Specific to COVID-19

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Title

Participating Organizations

Release Date

RFA-RM-20-021 NIH Director’s Emergency Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund) May 22, 2020
RFA-RM-20-020 NIH Director’s Emergency Transformative Research Awards (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund) May 22, 2020
RFA-RM-20-020 NIH Directors Emergency Transformative Research Awards (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund) May 21, 2020
RFA-RM-20-021 NIH Directors Emergency Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund) May 21, 2020
NOT-AI-20-051 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Select Research Areas for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) May 19, 2020
NOT-CA-20-066 Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Serological Sciences Centers of Excellence National Cancer Institute (NCI) May 15, 2020
NOT-OD-20-103 Notice of Additional Due Date and Additional “Areas of Focus Especially of Interest” of PAR-19-373 and PAR-19-384, "Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery (R01)" NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Science Opportunity Network (OPPNET)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
May 7, 2020
NOT-DE-20-023 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Infrastructure Access for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Conducted in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) May 5, 2020
NOT-DE-20-022 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Research within the Mission of NIDCR National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
May 5, 2020
NOT-NS-20-051 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements For Research on Biological Effects of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on the Nervous System National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) April 30, 2020
PAR-20-177
Emergency Awards: Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) April 30, 2020
PAR-20-178 Emergency Awards: Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) April 30, 2020
RADx-POCTRN NIH Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) Initiative for COVID-19
  • Project proposals accepted through online RADx portal
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) April 29, 2020
NOT-CA-20-054 Notice of Information: Contributing to the Global COVID-19 Crisis Response by Allowing Some NCI-supported Projects to be Redirected to COVID-19-related Research During the Crisis National Cancer Institute (NCI) April 28, 2020
NOT-RM-20-015 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund) April 27, 2020
NOT-TR-20-028 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements to Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Awards to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Needs National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) April 23, 2020
NOT-AA-20-011 Notice of Special Interest:  Availability of Administrative Supplements and Competitive Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within the Mission of NIAAA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) April 16, 2020
NOT-LM-20-010 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Library of Medicine (NLM) April 16, 2020
NOT-NS-20-046 Notice of Special Interest regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for the Establishment and Maintenance of a Research Database for Neurological Manifestations of the SARS-CoV-2 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) April 14, 2020
NOT-OD-20-097 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and the Behavioral and Social Sciences Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
April 13, 2020
NOT-ES-20-020 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-ES-20-019 Notice of Early Expiration of NOT-ES-20-015, "Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-ES-20-017 NIEHS Worker Training Program Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Response Training (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-ES-20-016 Notice of Early Expiration of "Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the NIEHS Worker Training Program Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Response Training (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-EB-20-008 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Emergency Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements on Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) April 10, 2020
NOT-EB-20-007 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Development of Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) April 10, 2020
NOT-EB-20-006 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Small Business Research and Development of Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) April 10, 2020
NOT-GM-20-027 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Urgent Competitive Revisions to Accelerate Research on the Development of Predictive Models of the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 and Outcomes of Potential Public Health Interventions on COVID-19 National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) April 10, 2020
NOT-AT-20-011 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on Stress Management in Relation to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
April 10, 2020
NOT-CA-20-042 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): National Cancer Institute Announcement Regarding Availability of Urgent Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Cancer Institute (NCI) April 10, 2020
NOT-DK-20-020 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Urgent Competitive Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Related to HIV Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications within NIDDK's Mission National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) April 9, 2020
NOT-MD-20-019 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive and Administrative Supplements for the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Minority Health and Health Disparities National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) April 9, 2020
NOT-TR-20-017 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) April 9, 2020
NOT-MH-20-047 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Mental Health Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Disease Prevention (ODP)
April 9, 2020
NOT-TR-20-016 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) April 9, 2020
NOT-CA-20-043 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): National Cancer Institute Announcement regarding Availability of Competitive Revision SBIR/STTR Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Cancer Institute (NCI) April 9, 2020
NOT-ES-20-015 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 9, 2020
NOT-DK-20-018 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Urgent Competitive Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within the Mission of NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) April 9, 2020
NOT-DC-20-004 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) April 9, 2020
NOT-HL-20-759 NHLBI Announces Availability of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NOT-HL-20-757, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) April 8, 2020
NOT-AG-20-022 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIA Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
April 2, 2020
NOT-HG-20-030 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) March 31, 2020
NOT-ES-20-014 Notice of Special Interest: NIEHS Worker Training Program Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Response Training (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) March 27, 2020
NOT-TR-20-012 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Repurposing Existing Therapeutics to Address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) March 27, 2020
NOT-AI-20-031 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) March 27, 2020
NOT-AI-20-034 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) March 25, 2020
NOT-AI-20-040 Notice of Early Expiration of “Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) March 25, 2020
NOT-GM-20-025 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Causative Virus SARS-CoV-2 National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) March 25, 2020
NOT-TR-20-011 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Applications to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Need National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) March 24, 2020
NOT-DA-20-047 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) March 19, 2020
NOT-HL-20-757 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) March 17, 2020
NOT-AI-20-030 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
February 6, 2020

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