Funding Opportunities

 This is a listing of Requests for Applications (RFA), Program Announcements (PA), and Notices specific to the group's key programs.

Standard submission dates apply for all listings, unless otherwise noted.

Guidance For Investigators Planning to Submit a Program Project Grant (P01)

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Information about the funding opportunity announcements that align with the efforts of the Cancer MoonshotSM can be found here: https://www.cancer.gov/research/key-initiatives/moonshot-cancer-initiative/funding.

Title Announcement # Expiration Datesort descending Activity Code Contact
Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes PAR-20-277 (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) 09/08/2022 R21 Wendy Wang, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Notice to Extend Expiration Date for PAR-20-276: Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes NOT-CA-22-092 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 09/08/2022 R01 Wendy Wang, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Academic-Industrial Partnerships (AIP) to Translate and Validate In Vivo Imaging Systems PAR-20-155 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 09/08/2022 R01 Richard Mazurchuk, Ph.D.
HEAL Initiative: Multilevel Interventions to Reduce Harm and Improve Quality of Life for Patients on Long Term Opioid Therapy (MIRHIQL) RFA-DA-23-041 (R01 Clinical Trial Required) 09/28/2022 R01 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
HEAL Initiative: Human Pain-associated Genes and Cells Data Coordination and Integration Center RFA-NS-22-021 (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10/12/2022 U24 Rachel Altshuler, Ph.D.
Revision Applications for Validation of Biomarker Assays Developed Through NIH-Supported Research Grants PAR-20-074 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10/29/2022 R01 Asad Umar, D.V.M., Ph.D.
NIH HEAL Initiative: Coordinated Approaches to Pain Care in Health Care Systems RFA-NS-22-053 (UG3/UH3 - Clinical Trial Optional) 11/05/2022 UG3, UH3 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Notice of Special Interest: Development of Swallowable Smart Pills or Devices for Precision Nutrition, Microbiome and Digestive Disease Applications NOT-DK-20-001 01/08/2023
Program to Assess the Rigor and Reproducibility of Extracellular Vesicle-Derived Analytes for Cancer Detection PAR-20-053 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 01/08/2023 R01 Matthew Young, Ph.D.
Co-infection and Cancer PAR-20-062 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 01/08/2023 R01 Jo Ann Rinaudo, Ph.D.
Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes PAR-20-276 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 01/08/2023 R01 Wendy Wang, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Notice of Special Interest: Small Business Development of Wearable Smart Devices for Continuous Monitoring of Circulating Nutrients, Metabolites and Hormones NOT-DK-20-002 01/08/2023
Notice of Correction to Application Types Allowed for PAR-20-053, Program to Assess the Rigor and Reproducibility of Extracellular Vesicle-Derived Analytes for Cancer Detection NOT-CA-20-067 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 01/08/2023 R01 Matthew Young, Ph.D.
HEAL Initiative: Preventing Opioid Misuse and Co-Occurring Conditions by Intervening on Social Determinants RFA-DA-23-051 (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional) 02/03/2023 R01 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Music and Health: Understanding And Developing Music Medicine PAR-21-100 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 02/06/2023 R01 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Music and Health: Understanding And Developing Music Medicine PAR-21-099 (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 02/17/2023 R21 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
HEAL Initiative: Discovery of Biomarkers and Biomarker Signatures to Facilitate Clinical Trials for Pain Therapeutics (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-NS-22-050 02/24/2023 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
HEAL Initiative: Discovery and Functional Evaluation of Human Pain-associated Genes and Cells RFA-NS-22-018 (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 03/10/2023 U19 Rachel Altshuler, Ph.D.
Administrative Supplement for Research on Dietary Supplements PA-20-227 (Admin Supp-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 04/16/2023 Sharon Ross, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Biology of Lung and Head and Neck Preneoplasia NOT-CA-21-057 05/08/2023 Malgorzata (Margaret) Wojtowicz, M.D.
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Single-Cell Proteomics for Interrogating Premalignant and Early Malignant Lesions NOT-CA-20-044 05/08/2023 Richard Mazurchuk, Ph.D
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Dietary, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and Sleep Assessment Methodologies Among Infants and Young Children (Birth to 5 years) through Adults NOT-CA-21-108 05/08/2023
NIH Research Project Grant PA-20-185 (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 05/08/2023
Notice of Special Interest: National Cancer Institute Administrative Supplement Opportunity for Strategies to Optimize Recruitment and Retention of Cancer Prevention and Symptom Management Clinical Trial Participants NOT-CA-21-070 05/16/2023 Ellen Richmond, M.S., G.N.P.-B.C.
Emergency Awards: HEAL Initiative-Early-Stage Discovery of New Pain and Opioid Use Disorder Targets Within the Understudied Druggable Proteome RFA-TR-22-011 (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 05/23/2023
Emergency Awards: HEAL Initiative- New Innovator Award RFA-TR-22-013 (DP2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 05/23/2023 DP2 Rachel Altshuler, Ph.D.
Promoting Research on Music and Health: Phased Innovation Award for Music Interventions PAR-20-266 (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) 06/20/2023 R33, R61 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for HEAL Initiative: Prevention and Management of Chronic Pain in Rural Populations (UG3/UH3, Clinical Trials Required) NOT-NR-22-015 08/01/2023 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Notice of Special Interest: Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care NOT-AG-20-041 09/08/2023 Diane St Germain, R.N., M.S., C.R.N.P.
Assay Validation of High Quality Markers for Clinical Studies in Cancer PAR-20-313 (UH2/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10/11/2023 UH2, UH3 Lynn Sorbara, Ph.D.
Assay Validation of High Quality Markers for Clinical Studies in Cancer PAR-20-314 (UH3 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) 10/11/2023 UH3 Lynn Sorbara, Ph.D.
HEAL Initiative: Team Research for Initial Translational Efforts in Non-addictive Analgesic Therapeutics Development [Small Molecules and Biologics] RFA-NS-22-052 (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10/11/2023 U19 Rachel Altshuler, Ph.D.
Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant PAR-21-038 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 12/29/2023
Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant PAR-21-039 (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) 12/29/2023
Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Grant Program PAR-21-035 (R01 Clinical Trial Required) 01/08/2024 R01 Brandy Heckman-Stoddard, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Notice of Correction to PAR-21-035, Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Grant Program NOT-CA-22-012 (R01 Clinical Trials Required) 01/08/2024 R01 Brandy Heckman-Stoddard, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Leveraging Real-World Imaging Data for Artificial Intelligence-based Modeling and Early Detection of Abdominal Cancers NOT-CA-21-028 01/08/2024 Natalie Abrams, Ph.D.
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Encourage Eligible NIH HEAL Initiative Awardees to Apply for Administrative Supplements to Support Career Enhancement Related to Clinical Research on Pain NOT-NS-22-087 02/16/2024
Notice of Special Interest to Encourage Eligible NIH HEAL Initiative Awardees to Apply for PA-20-222: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NOT-NS-20-107 05/16/2024 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium: Management and Data Coordination Unit PAR-21-335 (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 06/12/2024 U24 Sharmistha Ghosh-Janjigian, Ph.D.
Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium: Research Units PAR-21-334 (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) 06/12/2024 U01 Sharmistha Ghosh-Janjigian, Ph.D.
Mechanisms that Impact Cancer Risk after Bariatric Surgery PAR-21-332 (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 09/08/2024 R21 Edward Sauter, M.D., Ph.D.
Mechanisms that Impact Cancer Risk after Bariatric Surgery PAR-21-331 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 09/08/2024 R01 Edward Sauter, M.D., Ph.D.
Health Care Models for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions from Populations that Experience Health Disparities: Advancing Health Care towards Health Equity PAR-22-092 (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional) 09/08/2024 R01 Ellen Richmond, M.S., G.N.P.-B.C.
Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities PAR-21-323 (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 09/08/2024 R21 Asad Umar, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities PAR-21-324 (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 09/08/2024 R03 Asad Umar, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities PAR-21-322 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 09/08/2024 R01 Asad Umar, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Utilizing the PLCO Biospecimens Resource to Bridge Gaps in Cancer Etiology and Early Detection Research PAR-21-330 (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10/12/2024 U01 Claire Zhu, Ph.D.
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Improving Outcomes in Cancer Treatment-Related Cardiotoxicity NOT-CA-22-001 11/06/2024
Clinical Characterization of Cancer Therapy-induced Adverse Sequelae and Mechanism-based Interventional Strategies PAR-21-329 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 11/06/2024 R01 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
HEAL Initiative: Discovery and Validation of Novel Targets for Safe and Effective Pain Treatment RFA-NS-22-034 (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 12/07/2024 R01 Rachel Altshuler, Ph.D.
Patient-Clinician Relationship: Improving Health Outcomes in Populations that Experience Health Care Disparities PAR-22-064 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 01/08/2025 R01 Diane St Germain, R.N., M.S., C.R.N.P.
Notice of NCI Participation in PAR-22-064, Patient-Clinician Relationship: Improving Health Outcomes in Populations that Experience Health Care Disparities NOT-CA-22-048 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 01/08/2025 R01 Diane St Germain, R.N., M.S., C.R.N.P.
Administrative Supplements to Support Cancer Disparity Collaborative Research (Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-22-114 01/24/2025 Vikrant Sahasrabuddhe, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Dr.P.H.
Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Planning Grant Program PAR-22-173 (R34 Clinical Trials Optional) 05/08/2025 R34 Brandy Heckman-Stoddard, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Planning Grant Program PAR-22-174 (U34 Clinical Trials Optional) 05/08/2025 U34 Brandy Heckman-Stoddard, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research PAR-22-099 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 05/08/2025 R01 Richard Mazurchuk, Ph.D.
HEAL Initiative: Interdisciplinary Team Science to Uncover the Mechanisms of Pain Relief by Medical Devices RFA-NS-23-003 (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) 06/10/2025 RM1 Alexis Bakos, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
HEAL Initiative Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Development and Validation of Pain-Related Models and Endpoints to Facilitate Non-Addictive Analgesic Discovery NOT-NS-22-095 06/25/2025 Rachel Altshuler, Ph.D.
NCI Clinical and Translational Exploratory/Developmental Studies PAR-22-216 (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 07/02/2025 R21 Marjorie Perloff, M.D.