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C06 Research Construction Programs Research Facilities Construction Grant To provide matching Federal funds, up to 75%, for construction or major remodeling, to create new research facilities. In addition to basic research laboratories this may include, under certain circumstances, animal facilities and/or limited clinical facilities where they are an integral part of an overall research effort.  
D43 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects International Research Training Grants To support research training programs for US and foreign professionals and students to strengthen global health research and international research collaboration. More Information
D71 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects International Research Training Planning Grant To plan for the preparation of an application for a D43 international research training grant or for a U2R international research training cooperative agreement. More Information
DP1 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects NIH Director’s Pioneer Award (NDPA) To support individuals who have the potential to make extraordinary contributions to medical research. The NIH Director’s Pioneer Award is not renewable. More Information
DP2 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards To support highly innovative research projects by new investigators in all areas of biomedical and behavioral research. More Information
DP3 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects Type 1 Diabetes Targeted Research Award To support research tackling major challenges in type 1 diabetes and promoting new approaches to these challenges by scientific teams.  
DP4 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects NIH Director’s Pathfinder Award - Multi-Yr Funding To support multi-year funded research with unique, high impact ideas for addressing biomedical research including assuring a balanced and effective workforce. This research grant program will encourage exceptionally creative scientists to develop potentially transforming approaches for supported research. The proposed research must reflect ideas that are substantially different from those already being pursued or they must apply existing research designs in new and innovative ways. This is a multi-year, funded companion activity code to the existing Pioneer Award (DP1); thus ICs need OER prior approval to use the DP4.  
DP5 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects Early Independence Award To support the independent research project of a recent doctoral degree recipient. This research grant program will encourage exceptionally creative scientists to bypass the typical post-doc research training period in order to move rapidly to research independence. It will encourage institutions to develop independent career tracks for recent graduates in order to demonstrate the benefits of early transition to independence both in terms of career productivity for the candidate and research capability for the institution.  
DP7 Institutional Training and Director Program Projects NIH Director’s Workforce Innovation Award To stimulate transformative approaches to training and/or workforce management with the intent of promoting culture change in the field of biomedical training.  
E11 Health Professions Programs Grants for Public Health Special Projects To provide grants to public or nonprofit organizations for planning, development, demonstration, research, training, public information projects for preventive medicine, health promotion and disease prevention to improve the health of targeted populations.  
F05 Fellowship Programs International Research Fellowships (FIC) To provide collaborative research opportunities for qualified non-immigrant alien scientists who hold a doctoral degree or its equivalent in one of the biomedical or behavioral sciences. More Information
F30 Fellowship Programs Individual Predoctoral NRSA for M.D./Ph.D. Fellowships (ADAMHA) Individual fellowships for predoctoral training which leads to the combined M.D./Ph.D. degrees. More Information
F31 Fellowship Programs Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award To provide predoctoral individuals with supervised research training in specified health and health-related areas leading toward the research degree (e.g., Ph.D.). More Information
F32 Fellowship Programs Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award To provide postdoctoral research training to individuals to broaden their scientific background and extend their potential for research in specified health-related areas. More Information
F33 Fellowship Programs National Research Service Awards for Senior Fellows To provide opportunities for experienced scientists to make major changes in the direction of research careers, to broaden scientific background, to acquire new research capabilities, to enlarge command of an allied research field, or to take time from regular professional responsibilities for the purpose of increasing capabilities to engage in health-related research. More Information
F37 Fellowship Programs Medical Informatics Fellowships To provide training to individuals in the synthesis, organization, and management of knowledge. The training should be interdisciplinary - involving medicine, biotechnology, and cognitive sciences, information science, and computer science. More Information
F38 Fellowship Programs Applied Medical Informatics Fellowships To provide opportunities for scientists to make major changes in the direction of research careers for the purpose of engaging in the synthesis, organization, and management of knowledge. More Information
G07 Resource Programs Resources Improvement Grant A non-renewable grant available to health related organizations to establish, expand or improve Internet connectivity and improve access to digital information resources.  
G08 Resource Programs Resources Project Grant (NLM) A grant available to health-related institutions to improve the organization and management of health related information using computers and networks.  
G11 Resource Programs Extramural Associate Research Development Award (EARDA) To provide funds to institutions eligible to participate in the NIH Extramural Associates Program for establishing or enhancing an office of sponsored research and for other research infrastructure needs.  
G12 Resource Programs Research Centers in Minority Institutions Award To assist predominantly minority institutions that offer the doctorate in the health professions and/or health-related sciences in strengthening and augmenting their human and physical resources for the conduct of biomedical research.  
G13 Resource Programs Health Sciences Publication Support Awards (NLM) To provide short-term assistance for the preparation of book-length manuscripts about important scientific information needed by U.S. health professionals. Grants are awarded for major critical reviews and analyses of historical studies and current developments in informatics, technology, librarianship, and secondary reference materials in the biomedical field. Publication in formats other than print-on-paper (e.g., electronic, film, etc.) are encouraged, as are new and innovative ways of organizing and presenting information. Publication grants do not support journals or other serials and are not suitable for operation of established databases. Work judged to have significant commercial viability will not be supported by these grants.  
G20 Resource Programs Grants for Repair, Renovation and Modernization of Existing Research Facilities To provide funds for major repair, renovation, and modernization of existing research facilities. These facilities may be the clinical research facilities, animal research facilities, and other related research facilities.  
G94 Resource Programs Administrative Support for Public Health Service Agency Foundations Provides financial assistance, as specified by legislation or other authority, for administration of an agency foundation which supports and carries out research, educational, health services, or other activities related to the mission of that PHS agency.  
H13 Community Services Program Conferences Active To support international, national, or regional conferences, symposiums, or workshops dealing with services for the rehabilitation, prevention, and treatment of categorical diseases.  
H25 Community Services Program Venereal Disease Control Provides financial assistance to public agencies for the purpose of planning, developing, implementing, and studying venereal disease control programs to inhibit the spread of venereal disease throughout the country.  
H50 Community Services Program Maternal and Child Health Services Project, RB Funds Active (Definition not available)  
H57 Community Services Program Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program To provide periodic reimbursement for educational loan payment to IHS professionals who agree to serve an applicable period of time in a Retention/Recruitment Priority Site.  
H62 Community Services Program Services or Education on AIDS Provides financial assistance to public and non-profit private entities for information and education programs on the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, and for diagnostic, prevention, and control services of AIDS.  
H64 Community Services Program State and Community-Based Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Provides financial assistance to State agencies and city/country agencies, based on need, to enable them to develop, expand, or improve childhood lead poisoning prevention programs.  
H75 Community Services Program Health Investigations/Assessments of Control/Preven. Methods Provides financial assistance to States or local governments or other health-related organizations, to perform special investigations of communicable diseases and other preventable health conditions, or to research and evaluate methods of preventing disease or controlling health conditions.  
H79 Community Services Program Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Services Grants To support services and other activities for the prevention and/or treatment of mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders and/or for the promotion of health.  
HD4 Community Services Program Drug Use/Alcohol Abuse Prevention Demo: Community Partnership Study Provides financial assistance to local governments and/or local private non-profit organizations, designated to act on behalf of larger coalitions, to demonstrate models for elimination of alcohol and other drug abuse, especially by development of partnerships to encourage various individuals and groups in a community to more effectively coordinate prevention programs and to develop prevention initiatives; and to demonstrate the effectiveness of such community-based groups in prevention and early intervention. The Community Prevention Coalitions Demonstration (CPCD) program is included in this activity code.  
I01 Non-HHS Federal Awards Non-HHS Research Projects To support research projects of non-DHHS entities. For the VA, this will be used for intramural research projects.  
IK3 Non-DHHS Federal Awards Non-DHHS Nursing Research Initiative To provide research and salary support for a supervised/mentored career development experience for nurses. Awards are not renewable, nor are they transferable from one principal investigator to another.  
K01 Research Career Programs Research Scientist Development Award - Research & Training For support of a scientist, committed to research, in need of both advanced research training and additional experience. More Information
K02 Research Career Programs Research Scientist Development Award - Research For support of a scientist, committed to research, in need of additional experience. More Information
K05 Research Career Programs Research Scientist Award For the support of a research scientist qualified to pursue independent research which would extend the research program of the sponsoring institution, or to direct an essential part of this research program. More Information
K06 Research Career Programs Research Career Awards To enable institutions to finance positions favorable to the intellectual growth and research productivity of established investigators of high competence for the duration of their careers. More Information
K07 Research Career Programs Academic/Teacher Award (ATA) To create and encourage a stimulating approach to disease curricula that will attract high quality students, foster academic career development of promising young teacher-investigators, develop and implement excellent multidisciplinary curricula through interchange of ideas and enable the grantee institution to strengthen its existing teaching program. More Information
K08 Research Career Programs Clinical Investigator Award (CIA) To provide the opportunity for promising medical scientists with demonstrated aptitude to develop into independent investigators, or for faculty members to pursue research aspects of categorical areas applicable to the awarding unit, and aid in filling the academic faculty gap in these shortage areas within health profession's institutions of the country. More Information
K12 Research Career Programs Physician Scientist Award (Program) (PSA) For support to a newly trained clinician appointed by an institution for development of independent research skills and experience in a fundamental science within the framework of an interdisciplinary research and development program. More Information
K14 Research Career Programs Minority School Faculty Development Awards To encourage the development of faculty investigators at minority schools and to enhance their research capabilities in specified health and health related areas. More Information
K18 Research Career Programs The Career Enhancement Award Provides either full-time or part-time support for experienced scientists who wish to broaden their scientific capabilities or to make changes in their research careers by acquiring new research skills or knowledge. Career enhancement experiences supported by this award should usually last no more than one year. More Information
K21 Research Career Programs Scientist Development Award To foster the development of outstanding scientists with potential for making important contributions to the fields of alcoholism, drug abuse or mental health (ADM) research. Primarily intended to meet the need for supervised research experience for highly promising biological or behavioral scientists who need further supervised research experience. More Information
K22 Research Career Programs Career Transition Award To provide support to outstanding newly trained basic or clinical investigators to develop their independent research skills through a two phase program; an initial period involving and intramural appointment at the NIH and a final period of support at an extramural institution. The award is intended to facilitate the establishment of a record of independent research by the investigator in order to sustain or promote a successful research career. More Information
K23 Research Career Programs Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award To provide support for the career development of investigators who have made a commitment of focus their research endeavors on patient-oriented research. This mechanism provides support for a 3 year minimum up to 5 year period of supervised study and research for clinically trained professionals who have the potential to develop into productive, clinical investigators. More Information
K24 Research Career Programs Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research To provide support for the clinicians to allow them protected time to devote to patient-oriented research and to act as mentors for beginning clinical investigators. More Information
K25 Research Career Programs Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award To engender and foster such activities by supporting the career development of investigators with quantitative scientific and engineering backgrounds outside of biology or medicine who have made a commitment to focus their research endeavors on behavioral and biomedical research (basic or clinical). This mechanism is aimed at research-oriented scientists with experience at the level of junior faculty (e.g., early to mid-levels of assistant professor or research assistant professor ranks). This award provides support for a period of mentored study and research for professionals with such backgrounds who have the potential to integrate their expertise with biomedicine and develop into productive investigators. Examples of quantitative scientific and technical backgrounds outside of biology or medicine considered appropriate for this award include, but are not limited to: mathematics, statistics, computer science, informatics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. More Information
K26 Research Career Programs Midcareer Investigator Award in Biomedical and Behavioral Research The purpose of the Midcareer Investigator Award in Biomedical and Behavioral Research is to provide grant support for biomedical and behavioral scientists to allow them protected time to devote to their research and mentoring. More Information
K30 Research Career Programs Clinical Research Curriculum Award (CRCA) The CRCA is an award to institutions and is intended to stimulate the inclusion of high-quality, multi-disciplinary didactic training as part of the career development of clinical investigators. This award is intended to support the development of new didactic programs in clinical research at institutions that do not currently offer such programs or, in institutions with existing didactic programs in clinical research to support or expand their programs or to improve the quality of instruction. More Information
K99 Research Career Programs Career Transition Award To support the initial phase of a Career/Research Transition award program that provides 1-2 years of mentored support for highly motivated, advanced postdoctoral research scientists. More Information
KD1 Research Career Programs Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse KD&A Grants To provide support to develop new knowledge about ways to improve the prevention and/or treatment of substance abuse and/or mental illness, and to work with State and local governments as well as providers, families, and consumers to apply that knowledge effectively in everyday practice. Outcome measures are the heart and core of the KD&A program. KD&As do not provide operating funds for service programs, except as required by the knowledge development activity. More Information
KL1 Research Career Programs Linked Research Career Development Award For support of a scientist, committed to research, in need of both advanced research training and additional experience. The grant is administratively linked to another project or projects. A KL1 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for a KL1, Linked Research Career Development Award. The KL1 is used in lieu of the K01 for those programs that offer linked awards. More Information
KL2 Research Career Programs Mentored Career Development Award To support newly trained clinicians appointed by an institution for activities related to the development of a successful clinical and translational research career. The award is administratively linked to another project or projects. A KL2 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for a KL2, Mentored Career Development Award. The KL2 is used in lieu of the K12 for those programs that offer linked awards. More Information
KM1 Research Career Programs Institutional Career Enhancement Awards - Multi-Yr Funding Provides for part time (minimum 25% effort) up to full-time support for medical, scientific, statistics and health care professionals with post-doctoral or equivalent experience selected by an institution, to broaden their research capabilities by acquiring new research skills or knowledge. Further it provides for curriculum development of new programs to support these same types of individuals. This is an institutional mentored career program, not an individual program. It is also a multi-year funded institutional mentored career development activity thus ICs need OER prior approval to use the KM1. More Information
L30 Research Career Programs Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers To provide for the repayment of the educational loan debt of qualified health professionals involved in clinical research. Qualified health professionals who contractually agree to conduct qualified clinical research are eligible to apply for this program.  
L32 Research Career Programs Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds To provide for the repayment of the educational loan debt of qualified health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds involved in clinical research. Qualified health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds who contractually agree to conduct qualified clinical research are eligible to apply for this program.  
L40 Research Career Programs Loan Repayment Program for Pediatric Research To provide for the repayment of the educational loan debt of qualified health professionals involved in research directly related to diseases, disorders, and other conditions in children. Qualified health professionals who contractually agree to conduct qualified pediatric research are eligible to apply for this program.  
L50 Research Career Programs Loan Repayment Program for Contraception and Infertility Research To provide for the repayment of the educational loan debt of qualified health professionals (including graduate students) who contractually agree to commit to conduct qualified contraception and/or infertility research.  
L60 Research Career Programs Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research To provide for the repayment of the educational loan debt of qualified health professionals involved in minority health and health disparities research, for the purposes of improving minority health and reducing health disparities. Qualified health professionals who contractually agree to conduct qualified minority health disparities research or other health disparities research eligible to apply for this program.  
M01 General Clinical Research Centers Program General Clinical Research Centers Program An award made to an institution solely for the support of a General Clinical Research Center where scientists conduct studies on a wide range of human diseases using the full spectrum of the biomedical sciences. Costs underwritten by these grants include those for renovation, for operational expenses such as staff salaries, equipment, and supplies, and for hospitalization. A General Clinical Research Center is a discrete unit of research beds separated from the general care wards.  
P01 Research Program Projects and Centers Research Program Projects For the support of a broadly based, multidisciplinary, often long-term research program which has a specific major objective or a basic theme. A program project generally involves the organized efforts of relatively large groups, members of which are conducting research projects designed to elucidate the various aspects or components of this objective. Each research project is usually under the leadership of an established investigator. The grant can provide support for certain basic resources used by these groups in the program, including clinical components, the sharing of which facilitates the total research effort. A program project is directed toward a range of problems having a central research focus, in contrast to the usually narrower thrust of the traditional research project. Each project supported through this mechanism should contribute or be directly related to the common theme of the total research effort. These scientifically meritorious projects should demonstrate an essential element of unity and interdependence, i.e., a system of research activities and projects directed toward a well-defined research program goal. More Information
P20 Research Program Projects and Centers Exploratory Grants To support planning for new programs, expansion or modification of existing resources, and feasibility studies to explore various approaches to the development of interdisciplinary programs that offer potential solutions to problems of special significance to the mission of the NIH. These exploratory studies may lead to specialized or comprehensive centers. More Information
P2C Research Program Projects and Centers Resource-Related Research Multi-Component Projects and Centers To support multi-component research resource projects and centers that will enhance the capability of resources to serve biomedical research.  
P30 Research Program Projects and Centers Center Core Grants To support shared resources and facilities for categorical research by a number of investigators from different disciplines who provide a multidisciplinary approach to a joint research effort or from the same discipline who focus on a common research problem. The core grant is integrated with the center's component projects or program projects, though funded independently from them. This support, by providing more accessible resources, is expected to assure a greater productivity than from the separate projects and program projects. More Information
P40 Research Program Projects and Centers Animal (Mammalian and Nonmammalian) Model, and Animal and Biological Material Resource Grants To develop and support animal (mammalian and nonmammalian) models, or animal or biological materials resources available to all qualified investigators without regard to the scientific disciplines or disease orientations of their research activities or specifically directed to a categorical program. Nonmammalian resources include nonmammalian vertebrates, invertebrates, cell systems, and nonbiological systems.  
P41 Research Program Projects and Centers Biotechnology Resource Grants To support biotechnology resources available to all qualified investigators without regard to the scientific disciplines or disease orientations of their research activities or specifically directed to a categorical program area.  
P42 Research Program Projects and Centers Hazardous Substances Basic Research Grants Program (NIEHS) To support basic research directed towards understanding and attenuating the public health effects resulting from exposure to hazardous substances, including 1) advanced techniques for detection, assessment and evaluation of the effects on human health of hazardous substances; 2) methods to assess risks to human health presented by hazardous substances; 3) methods and technologies to detect hazardous substances in the environment and 4) basic biological, chemical, and physical methods to reduce the amount and toxicity of hazardous substances. This special program, authorized under Superfund legislation, is for a broadly based, multi-disciplinary research effort which must include biomedical research components and which may include research components related to engineering, hydrogeology, ecology and epidemiology so long as they are linked to basic biomedical science. Each research project is generally under the leadership of an established investigator. The grant can provide support for certain basic resources used by the groups in the program (cores), including an administrative structure for effective coordination.  
P50 Research Program Projects and Centers Specialized Center To support any part of the full range of research and development from very basic to clinical; may involve ancillary supportive activities such as protracted patient care necessary to the primary research or R&D effort. The spectrum of activities comprises a multidisciplinary attack on a specific disease entity or biomedical problem area. These grants differ from program project grants in that they are usually developed in response to an announcement of the programmatic needs of an Institute or Division and subsequently receive continuous attention from its staff. Centers may also serve as regional or national resources for special research purposes. More Information
P51 Research Program Projects and Centers Primate Research Center Grants To support centers which include a multidisciplinary and multi-categorical core research program using primate animals and to maintain a large and varied primate colony which is available to affiliated, collaborative, and visiting investigators for basic and applied biomedical research and training.  
P60 Research Program Projects and Centers Comprehensive Center To support a multipurpose unit designed to bring together into a common focus divergent but related facilities within a given community. It may be based in a university or may involve other locally available resources, such as hospitals, computer facilities, regional centers, and primate colonies. It may include specialized centers, program projects and projects as integral components. Regardless of the facilities available to a program, it usually includes the following objectives: to foster biomedical research and development at both the fundamental and clinical levels; to initiate and expand community education, screening, and counseling programs; and to educate medical and allied health professionals concerning the problems of diagnosis and treatment of a specific disease.  
PL1 Research Program Projects and Centers Linked Center Core Grant To support shared resources and facilities for categorical research by a number of investigators from different disciplines who provide a multidisciplinary approach to a joint research effort or from the same discipline who focus on a common research problem. The core grant is integrated with the center's component projects or program projects, though funded independently from them. This support, by providing more accessible resources, is expected to assure a greater productivity than from the separate projects and program projects. The Linked Center Core Grant is administratively linked to another project or projects. A PL1 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for a PL1, Linked Center Core Grant. The PL1 is used in lieu of the P30 for those programs that offer linked awards.  
PM1 Research Program Projects and Centers Program Project or Center with Complex Structure To support a complex research program or center with complicated structures that cannot be appropriately categorized into an available multicomponent activity code. The performance period may extend up to seven years but only through the established deviation request process. ICs desiring to use this activity code for programs greater than 5 years must receive OPERA prior approval through the deviation request process.  
PN1 Research Program Projects and Centers Concept Development Award To support the planning and research activities required to assemble multidisciplinary research teams in order to generate an extensive plan that describes the scientific areas, organization, and operation of a research center. Concept Development Awards are not renewable.  
PN2 Research Program Projects and Centers Research Development Center To support any part of the full range of research and development from very basic to clinical as well as any educational, administrative, or other activities required in the center. The spectrum of research activities comprises a multidisciplinary approach to promote research primarily in a new or emerging biomedical scientific area. These centers are expected to operate as a networkof centers to promote interactions and resource sharing. Only recipients of the PN1 are eligible to apply for the PN2.  
R00 Research Projects Research Transition Award To support the second phase of a Career/Research Transition award program that provides 1 -3 years of independent research support (R00) contingent on securing an independent research position. Award recipients will be expected to compete successfully for independent R01 support from the NIH during the R00 research transition award period. More Information
R01 Research Projects Research Project To support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing his or her specific interest and competencies. More Information
R03 Research Projects Small Research Grants To provide research support specifically limited in time and amount for studies in categorical program areas. Small grants provide flexibility for initiating studies which are generally for preliminary short-term projects and are non-renewable. More Information
R13 Research Projects Conference To support recipient sponsored and directed international, national or regional meetings, conferences and workshops. More Information
R15 Research Projects Academic Research Enhancement Awards (AREA) Supports small-scale research projects at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation’s research scientists but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. The goals of the program are to (1) support meritorious research, (2) expose students to research, and (3) strengthen the research environment of the institution. Awards provide limited Direct Costs, plus applicable F&A costs, for periods not to exceed 36 months. This activity code uses multi-year funding authority; however, OER approval is NOT needed prior to an IC using this activity code. More Information
R18 Research Projects Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects To provide support designed to develop, test, and evaluate health service activities, and to foster the application of existing knowledge for the control of categorical diseases.  
R21 Research Projects Exploratory/Developmental Grants To encourage the development of new research activities in categorical program areas. (Support generally is restricted in level of support and in time.) More Information
R24 Research Projects Resource-Related Research Projects To support research projects that will enhance the capability of resources to serve biomedical research. More Information
R25 Research Projects Education Projects For support to develop and/or implement a program as it relates to a category in one or more of the areas of education, information, training, technical assistance, coordination, or evaluation. More Information
R28 Research Projects Resource-Related Research Projects To support research projects contributing to improvement of the capability of resources to serve clinical research.  
R30 Research Projects Preventive Health Service - Venereal Disease Research, Demonstration, and Public Information and Education Grants (Definition not available)  
R33 Research Projects Exploratory/Developmental Grants Phase II The R33 award is to provide a second phase for the support for innovative exploratory and development research activities initiated under the R21 mechanism. Although only R21 awardees are generally eligible to apply for R33 support, specific program initiatives may establish eligibility criteria under which applications could be accepted from applicants demonstrating progress equivalent to that expected under R33.  
R34 Research Projects Planning Grant To provide support for the initial development of a clinical trial or research project, including the establishment of the research team; the development of tools for data management and oversight of the research; the development of a trial design or experimental research designs and other essential elements of the study or project, such as the protocol, recruitment strategies, procedure manuals and collection of feasibility data. More Information
R35 Research Projects Outstanding Investigator Award To provide long term support to an experienced investigator with an outstanding record of research productivity. This support is intended to encourage investigators to embark on long-term projects of unusual potential.  
R36 Research Projects Dissertation Award To support dissertation research costs of students in accredited research doctoral programs in the United States (including Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories or possessions). Dissertation awards are not renewable.  
R37 Research Projects Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award To provide long-term grant support to investigators whose research competence and productivity are distinctly superior and who are highly likely to continue to perform in an outstanding manner. Investigators may not apply for a MERIT award. Program staff and/or members of the cognizant National Advisory Council/Board will identify candidates for the MERIT award during the course of review of competing research grant applications prepared and submitted in accordance with regular PHS requirements.  
R41 Research Projects Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants - Phase I To support cooperative R&D projects between small business concerns and research institutions, limited in time and amount, to establish the technical merit and feasibility of ideas that have potential for commercialization. Awards are made to small business concerns only. More Information
R42 Research Projects Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants - Phase II To support in - depth development of cooperative R&D projects between small business concerns and research institutions, limited in time and amount, whose feasibility has been established in Phase I and that have potential for commercialization. Awards are made to small business concerns only. More Information
R43 Research Projects Small Business Innovation Research Grants (SBIR) - Phase I To support projects, limited in time and amount, to establish the technical merit and feasibility of R&D ideas which may ultimately lead to a commercial product(s) or service(s). More Information
R44 Research Projects Small Business Innovation Research Grants (SBIR) - Phase II To support in - depth development of R&D ideas whose feasibility has been established in Phase I and which are likely to result in commercial products or services. SBIR Phase II are considered “Fast-Track” and do not require National Council Review. More Information
R49 Research Projects Injury Control Research and Demonstration Projects and Injury Prevention Research Centers Provides financial assistance to non-profit and for-profit organizations to conduct research and demonstration projects as well as training programs to develop a comprehensive and integrated approach to injury control. These projects will integrate aspects of the disciplines of engineering, public health, behavioral sciences, medicine, and others in order to prevent and control injuries.  
R55 Research Projects James A. Shannon Director's Award To provide a limited award to investigators to further develop, test, and refine research techniques; perform secondary analysis of available data sets; test the feasibility of innovative and creative approaches; and conduct other discrete projects that can demonstrate their research capabilities and lend additional weight to their already meritorious applications.  
R56 Research Projects High Priority, Short Term Project Award To provide limited interim research support based on the merit of a pending R01 application while applicant gathers additional data to revise a new or competing renewal application. This grant will underwrite highly meritorious applications that if given the opportunity to revise their application could meet IC recommended standards and would be missed opportunities if not funded. Interim funded ends when the applicant succeeds in obtaining an R01 or other competing award built on the R56 grant. These awards are not renewable. More Information
R90 Research Projects Interdisciplinary Regular Research Training Award To support comprehensive interdisciplinary research training programs at the undergraduate, predoctoral and/or postdoctoral levels, by capitalizing on the infrastructure of existing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research programs. This Activity Code is for trainees who do not meet the qualifications for NRSA authority.  
RC1 Research Projects NIH Challenge Grants and Partnerships Program NIH Challenge Grants in Health and Science Research More Information
RC2 Research Projects High Impact Research and Research Infrastructure Programs To support high impact ideas that may lay the foundation for new fields of investigation; accelerate breakthroughs; stimulate early and applied research on cutting-edge technologies; foster new approaches to improve the interactions among multi- and interdisciplinary research teams; or, advance the research enterprise in a way that could stimulate future growth and investments and advance public health and health care delivery. This activity code could support either a specific research question or propose the creation of a unique infrastructure/resource designed to accelerate scientific progress in the future.  
RC3 Research Projects Biomedical Research, Development, and Growth to Spur the Acceleration of New Technologies (BRDG-SPAN) Program To accelerate the transition of NIH-supported research innovations and technologies toward the development of products or services that will improve human health, through grants that may advance the mission of NIH and its Institutes and Centers (ICs), and create significant value and economic stimulus or, advance the research enterprise in a way that could stimulate future growth and investments and advance public health and health care delivery. This activity code is intended to support research and development (R&D) specifically targeted at activities that can help address the funding gap between promising R&D and transitioning to the market, often called the “Valley of Death” by contributing the critical funding needed by applicants to pursue the next appropriate milestone(s) toward ultimate commercialization; i.e., to carry out later stage research activities necessary to that end; to foster partnerships among a variety of research and development (R&D) collaborators working toward these aims. Awards are made only to U.S.-owned, for-profit enterprises doing a majority of its business in the United States. RC3 applications may be given funding priority if the applicant organization is associated with an enterprise that is of small size (e.g., 500 or fewer employees), and/or of limited resources, such as an early-stage company, and/or one positioned for receiving funding or in-kind support from a third-party investor and/or strategic partner. The RC3 SPAN program is not intended to support “upstream” R&D for doing feasibility testing of an innovative idea or to conduct early-stage R&D as an extension of such ideas. (Projects such as these should be submitted under the NIH SBIR/STTR programs.)  
RC4 Research Projects High Impact Research and Research Infrastructure Programs—Multi-Yr Funding To support multi-year funded research with high impact ideas that may lay the foundation for new fields of investigation; accelerate breakthroughs; stimulate early and applied research on cutting-edge technologies; foster new approaches to improve the interactions among multi- and interdisciplinary research teams; or, advance the research enterprise in a way that could stimulate future growth and investments and advance public health and health care delivery. This activity code could support either a specific research question or propose the creation of a unique infrastructure/resource designed to accelerate scientific progress in the future. It is the multi-year funded companion activity code to the existing RC2; thus ICs need OER prior approval to use the RC4.  
RF1 Research Projects Multi-Year Funded Research Project Grant To support a discrete, specific, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing specific interest and competencies based on the mission of the agency, using standard peer review criteria. This is the multi-year funded equivalent of the R01 but can be used also for multi-year funding of other research project grants such as R03, R21 as appropriate.  
RL1 Research Projects Linked Research project Grant To support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project that is administratively linked to another project or projects, and to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing his or her specific interest and competencies. An RL1 award may only be disaggregated from U54 application and organizations may not apply for an RL1, Linked Research Project Grant. The RL1 activity code is used in Lieu of the R01 for those programs that offer linked awards.  
RL2 Research Projects Linked Exploratory/Development Grant To encourage the development of new research activities in categorical program areas. (Support generally is restricted in level of support and in time). The grant is administratively linked to another project or projects. An RL2 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for an RL2, Linked Exploratory/Development Grant. The RL2 activity code is used in lieu of the R21 for those programs that offer linked awards.  
RL5 Research Projects Linked Education Project For support to develop and/or implement a program as it relates to a category in one or more of the areas of education, information, training, technical assistance, coordination, or evaluation. The grant is administratively linked to another project or projects. A RL5 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for an RL5, Linked Education Project. The RL5 is used in lieu of the R25 for those programs that offer linked awards.  
RL9 Research Projects Linked Research Training Award To support comprehensive interdisciplinary research training programs at the undergraduate, pre-doctoral and/or postdoctoral levels, by capitalizing on the infrastructure of existing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research programs. The RL9 is for trainees who do not meet the qualifications for NRSA authority. The training program is administratively linked to another project or projects. An RL9 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for an RL9, Linked Research Training Award. The RL9 is used in lieu of the R90 for those programs that offer linked awards.  
RM1 Research Projects Research Project with Complex Structure To support a large-scale research project with a complex structure that cannot be appropriately categorized into an available single component activity code. The performance period may extend up to seven years but only through the established deviation request process. ICs desiring to use this activity code for programs greater than 5 years must receive OPERA prior approval through the deviation request process.  
RS1 Research Projects Programs to Prevent the Emergence and Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance in the United States Develop, implement, and evaluate an antimicrobial project to prevent and control the emergence, prevalence, and spread of antimicrobial resistance in rural areas, and microbiologic mechanisms of dissemination of antimicrobial resistance genes and the relationship to antimicrobial drug use.  
S06 Research-Related Programs Minority Biomedical Research Support - MBRS To strengthen the biomedical research and research training capability of ethnic minority institutions, and thus establish a more favorable milieu for increasing the involvement of minority faculty and students in biomedical research.  
S07 Research-Related Programs Biomedical Research Support Grants To strengthen, balance, and stabilize Public Health Service supported biomedical and behavioral research programs at qualifying institutions through flexible funds, awarded on a formula basis, that permit grantee institutions to respond quickly and effectively to emerging needs and opportunities, to enhance creativity and innovation, to support pilot studies, and to improve research resources, both physical and human.  
S10 Research-Related Programs Biomedical Research Support Shared Instrumentation Grants To make available to institutions with a high concentration of NIH extramural research awards, research instruments which will be used on a shared basis.  
S11 Research-Related Programs Minority Biomedical Research Support Thematic Project Grants To promote increased faculty and interdepartmental collaboration through programs that focus on specific research themes or scientific disciplines at developing minority institutions. These grants are intended to strengthen the biomedical research capability in defined areas and to attract other competent biomedical scientists through an improved research environment.  
S21 Research-Related Programs Research and Institutional Resources Health Disparities Endowment Grants -Capacity Building To strengthen the research and training infrastructure of the institution, while addressing current and emerging needs in minority health and other health disparities research.  
S22 Research-Related Programs Research and Student Resources Health Disparities Endowment Grants - Educational Programs To increase the investment in student-centered programs: to improve the academic success of underrepresented minorities and socio-economically disadvantaged individuals in biomedical and bio-behavioral fields of study.  
SC1 Research-Related Programs Research Enhancement Award Individual investigator-initiated research projects aimed at developing researchers at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to a stage where they can transition successfully to other s extramural support (R01 or equivalent).  
SC2 Research-Related Programs Pilot Research Project Individual investigator-initiated pilot research projects for faculty at MSIs to generate preliminary data for a more ambitious research project.  
SC3 Research-Related Programs Research Continuance Award Individual investigator-initiated research projects for faculty at MSIs to conduct research of limited scope in environments with limited research infrastructure/facilities.  
SI2 Research-Related Programs Intramural Clinical Scholar Research Award This program will encourage exceptionally talented clinical researchers to conduct research in the Intramural Research Program for a specified period of time who will then be able to work with an extramural institution to develop an independent research grant application for follow-on support. This code can only be used as phase 1 (intramural) of a 2-phase intramural/extramural program. No extramural award can be issued using this activity code. NIH Intramural and OPERA prior approval is required to use this activity code.  
T01 Training Programs Graduate Training Program To assist and extend training of individuals preparing for research and academic careers in fundamental, preclinical, clinical, public health, and other disciplines related to the area of interest of the awarding Institute/Division. More Information
T02 Training Programs Undergraduate Training Program To assist qualified institutions to improve and expand the training of undergraduate students in disciplines related to an area of interest of the awarding Institute/Division. More Information
T09 Training Programs Scientific Evaluation To provide the chairman of the training committee funds for operation of the review group. More Information
T14 Training Programs Conferences For support of international and national meetings, conferences and workshops. More Information
T15 Training Programs Continuing Education Training Grants To assist professional schools and other public and nonprofit institutions to establish, expand, or improve programs of continuing professional education, especially for programs of extensive continuation, extension, or refresher education dealing with new developments in the science of technology of the profession. More Information
T32 Training Programs Institutional National Research Service Award To enable institutions to make National Research Service Awards to individuals selected by them for predoctoral and postdoctoral research training in specified shortage areas. More Information
T34 Training Programs Undergraduate NRSA Institutional Research Training Grants To enhance the undergraduate research training of individuals from groups underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences through Institutional National Research Service Award Training Grants, in preparation for research doctorate degree programs. More Information
T35 Training Programs NRSA Short -Term Research Training To provide individuals with research training during off-quarters or summer periods to encourage research careers and/or research in areas of national need. More Information
T37 Training Programs Minority International Research Training Grants (FIC) Institutional training grants awarded to domestic institutions supporting opportunities for biomedical and behavioral research training for minority students and faculty members at foreign sites. More Information
T42 Training Programs Educational Resource Center Training Grants To provide assistance to regional centers in developing specialized personnel in the occupational safety and health field with academic training, research training, and continuing education and outreach in industrial hygiene, occupational health nursing, occupational medicine, and occupational safety. More Information
T90 Training Programs Interdisciplinary Research Training Award To support comprehensive interdisciplinary research training programs at the undergraduate, predoctoral and/or postdoctoral levels, by capitalizing on the infrastructure of existing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research programs. More Information
TL1 Training Programs Linked Training Award To support research training experiences for pre-doctoral trainees who are interested in pursuing research careers in multi-disciplinary clinical and translational science. The training award is administratively linked to another project or projects. A TL1 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for a TL1, Linked Training Award. The TL1 is used in lieu of the T32 for those programs that offer linked awards. More Information
TL4 Training Programs Undergraduate NRSA Institutional Research Training Grants To enhance the undergraduate research training of individuals from groups underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences through Institutional National Research Service Award Training Grants, in preparation for research doctorate degree programs. This is the linked equivalent of the T34. More Information
TU2 Training Programs Institutional National Research Service Award with Involvement of NIH Intramural Faculty The cooperative agreement counterpart to the T32, this award enables institutions to provide research-training experiences for graduate students and postdoctoral scientists in specified shortage areas. In addition, these awards involve identified NIH Intramural Staff who serve as a part of the training faculty and participate in the operation of the training program. More Information
U01 Cooperative Agreements Research Project--Cooperative Agreements To support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing his or her specific interest and competencies. More Information
U09 Cooperative Agreements Scientific Review and Evaluation--Cooperative Agreements To provide the chairman of an initial review group funds for operation of the review group.  
U10 Cooperative Agreements Cooperative Clinical Research--Cooperative Agreements To support clinical evaluation of various methods of therapy and/or prevention in specific disease areas. These represent cooperative programs between sponsoring institutions and participating principal investigators, and are usually conducted under established protocols.  
U11 Cooperative Agreements Study (in China) of Periconceptional Vitamin Supplements to Prevent Spina Bifida and Anencephaly Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with the Beijing Medical University (BMU) of the People’s Republic of China, to support a project undertaken by BMU to conduct a randomized controlled trial in china to determine whether vitamins, taken before pregnancy begins and through the first trimester, prevent spina bifida and anencephaly. The project will consist of an initial preparation stage and a 1-2 year pilot study which will document the potential for a full-scale randomized controlled trial.  
U13 Cooperative Agreements Conference--Cooperative Agreements To support international, national or regional meetings, conferences and workshops where substantial programmatic involvement is planned to assist the recipient. More Information
U17 Cooperative Agreements Applied Methods in Violence-Related or Accidental Injury Surveillance Cooperative Agreements Provides financial assistance to State and territorial health agencies to develop, implement, and/or evaluate new or existing methods and techniques used in accidental-injury and violence-related injury surveillance and /or prevention. Such injuries include violence against women; alcohol or firearm-related injury; bicycle or automobile-occupant injury; fire-related burns; head and spinal cord injury, and others. These methods and techniques are applicable to statewide injury surveillance systems and are replicable in other public health jurisdictions.  
U18 Cooperative Agreements Research Demonstration--Cooperative Agreements To provide support for testing, by means of a research design, the effectiveness of the transfer and application of techniques or interventions derived from a research base for the control of diseases or disorders or for the promotion of health. The project should be capable of making conclusions which are generalizable to other sites. These are usually cooperative programs between participating principal investigators, institutions, and the sponsoring Institute(s).  
U19 Cooperative Agreements Research Program--Cooperative Agreements To support a research program of multiple projects directed toward a specific major objective, basic theme or program goal, requiring a broadly based, multidisciplinary and often long-term approach. A cooperative agreement research program generally involves the organized efforts of large groups, members of which are conducting research projects designed to elucidate the various aspects of a specific objective. Substantial Federal programmatic staff involvement is intended to assist investigators during performance of the research activities, as defined in the terms and conditions of award. The investigators have primary authorities and responsibilities to define research objectives and approaches, and to plan, conduct, analyze, and publish results, interpretations and conclusions of their studies. Each research project is usually under the leadership of an established investigator in an area representing his/her special interest and competencies. Each project supported through this mechanism should contribute to or be directly related to the common theme of the total research effort. The award can provide support for certain basic shared resources, including clinical components, which facilitate the total research effort. These scientifically meritorious projects should demonstrate an essential element of unity and interdependence.  
U1A Cooperative Agreements Capacity Building for Core Components of Tobacco Prevention and Control Programs Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with Stat health agencies, to 1) supplement existing tobacco control efforts and provide assistance in the development of the essential components of a comprehensive public health tobacco control program, or 2) develop the infrastructure in preparation for carrying out a tobacco control program.  
U1B Cooperative Agreements Cooperative Agreement for Research and Surveillance Activities to Reduce the Incidence of HIV/AIDS In cooperation with State and local public health authorities and other non-profit organizations, to assist in detecting and preventing the further spread of AIDS/HIV through research and active surveillance.  
U1Q Cooperative Agreements Emergency Disaster Relief Relating to CDC Programs Cooperative Agreement In cooperation with eligible State health departments, to provide assistance to States impacted by designated natural disasters to assess the health threats and address health issues associated with the disaster, and to restore CDC-related public health programs that were impacted by the disaster.  
U1V Cooperative Agreements Capacity Building for Core Components of Tobacco Prevention and Control Programs Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with Stat health agencies, to 1) supplement existing tobacco control efforts and provide assistance in the development of the essential components of a comprehensive public health tobacco control program, or 2) develop the infrastructure in preparation for carrying out a tobacco control program.  
U21 Cooperative Agreements Immunization Service for Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Cooperative Agreements (Definition not available)  
U22 Cooperative Agreements HIV/STD Preventive Services for Racial and Minorities (Definition not available)  
U23 Cooperative Agreements TB Prevention and Control Services for Racial and Ethnic Minorities Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with national and regional racial and ethnic minority nonprofit organizations, to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of tuberculosis prevention and treatment services for racial and ethnic minority populations (especially the 25-44 years old age group); to improve organizational capabilities, programmatic efforts, and coordination of tuberculosis awareness; and to promote tuberculosis prevention and control, information dissemination, and training and education.  
U24 Cooperative Agreements Resource-Related Research Projects--Cooperative Agreements To support research projects contributing to improvement of the capability of resources to serve biomedical research.  
U27 Cooperative Agreements Surveillance of Complications of Hemophilia Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with State public health agencies, to characterize the epidemiology of hemophilia and its complications by using surveillance methodologies such as data collection, interviews, and progress reports. The data collected through this program can assist hemophilia treatment providers and States in developing, implementing, and evaluating education and prevention programs designed to reduce the morbidity, mortality, and costs of hemophilia and its complications.  
U2C Cooperative Agreements Resource-Related Research Multi-Component Projects and Centers Cooperative Agreements To support multi-component research resource projects and centers that will enhance the capability of resources to serve biomedical research. Substantial federal programmatic staff involvement is intended to assist investigators during performance of the research activities, as defined in the terms and conditions of the award.  
U2G Cooperative Agreements Global HIV/AIDS Non-Research Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with other countries, international organizations, and other partners to conduct HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment of non-research activities in international countries most heavily affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.  
U2R Cooperative Agreements International Research Training Cooperative Agreements Cooperative agreement mechanism for D43 to support research training programs for US and foreign professionals and students to strengthen global health research and international research collaboration.  
U30 Cooperative Agreements Prev. Health Services: Venereal Disease Research, Demonstration, and Public Information and Education Projects Cooperative Agreements to provide assistance to programs designed for the conduct of research, demonstration, and public information and education for the prevention and control of venereal disease.  
U32 Cooperative Agreements State-based Diabetes Control Programs In cooperation with State health agencies: To reduce the effect of preventable problems in service delivery to diabetics (such as excess days of hospitalization, high amputation rates, and the effect of insurance policy on securing care), to define the preventable service delivery problems, and to demonstrate improved service delivery to diabetics.  
U34 Cooperative Agreements Clinical Planning Grant Cooperative Agreement This cooperative agreement would provide support, substantial Federal programmatic involvement, and technical assistance for the initial development of a clinical trial. Also, it would include the establishment of the research team; the development of tools for data management and oversight of the research; the development of a trial design and other essential elements of the study, such as the protocol, recruitment strategies, and procedure manuals; and to collect feasibility data.  
U36 Cooperative Agreements Program Improvements for Schools of Public Health In cooperation with the Associated Schools of Public Health, to stimulate improvements in the educational programs of schools of public health.  
U38 Cooperative Agreements Uniform National Health Program Reporting System In cooperation with the States to operate a uniform national health program reporting system, which is to provide data for analytical purposes to assist health planners and health program managers in their decision-making processes.  
U41 Cooperative Agreements Biotechnology Resource Cooperative Agreements To support biotechnology resources available to all qualified investigators without regard to the scientific disciplines or disease orientations of their research activities or specifically directed to a categorical program area.  
U42 Cooperative Agreements Animal (Mammalian and Nonmammalian) Model, and Animal and Biological Materials Resource Cooperative Agreements To develop and support animal (mammalian and nonmammalian) model, or animal or biological materials resources available to all qualified investigators without regard to the scientific disciplines or disease orientations of their research activities or specifically directed to a categorical program. Nonmammalian resources include nonmammalian vertebrates, invertebrates, cell systems, and nonbiological systems.  
U43 Cooperative Agreements Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Cooperative Agreements - Phase I To support projects, limited in time and amount, to establish the technical merit and feasibility of R&D ideas that may ultimately lead to commercial products or services. More Information
U44 Cooperative Agreements Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Cooperative Agreements - Phase II To support in-depth development of R&D ideas whose feasibility has been established in Phase I and that are likely to result in commercial products or services. More Information
U45 Cooperative Agreements Hazardous Waste Worker Health and Safety Training Cooperative Agreements (NIEHS) To develop, implement, and evaluate programs to train workers who are or may be engaged in activities related to hazardous waste removal, containment, or emergency response.  
U47 Cooperative Agreements Laboratory/Other Diagnostic Medical Quality Improvement Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with public or private health-related organizations, to establish data collection networks or other methods to increase the effectiveness of primary care physicians in determining the level and impact of problems in laboratory testing, or in other services for diagnosis of health problems, by determining what problems exist; how often problems occur; what impact these problems have on patient care, and what interventions can be developed to improve the disease testing or control process.  
U48 Cooperative Agreements Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers In cooperation with schools of public health, medicine, or osteopathy, to establish and maintain interdisciplinary academic centers focused on health issues or themes of national importance and to promote translation of the results of the school’s research into improved public health practice.  
U49 Cooperative Agreements Coop: Injury Control Res. and Demo and Injury Prevention In cooperation with public and private nonprofit and for-profit organizations to conduct research and demonstration projects as well as training programs to develop a comprehensive and integrated approach to injury control. This is to include those directed toward violence toward women, intimate partners, and youth. These projects will integrate aspects of the disciplines of engineering, public health, behavioral sciences, medicine, and others in order to prevent and control injuries.  
U50 Cooperative Agreements Special Cooperative Investigations/Assessment of Control/Prevention Methods In cooperation with State or local government or other health-related organization, to perform special investigations of communicable diseases and other preventable health conditions, or to evaluate special methods of preventing disease or controlling health conditions.  
U51 Cooperative Agreements Health Planning Strategies/National Academy of Sciences Activities Financial support for activities of interest to the Public Health Service, primarily, support for a series of Boards to oversee a variety of health and health administration topics.  
U52 Cooperative Agreements Cooperative Agreement for Tuberculosis Control In cooperation with State and local health departments, to reduce the number of tuberculosis cases by case finding and follow-up of patient compliance with treatment.  
U53 Cooperative Agreements Capacity Bldg: Occupational Safety/Community Environmental Health In cooperation with State and local health departments to expand State capacities in the area of occupational safety and community environmental public health.  
U54 Cooperative Agreements Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements To support any part of the full range of research and development from very basic to clinical; may involve ancillary supportive activities such as protracted patient care necessary to the primary research or R&D effort. The spectrum of activities comprises a multidisciplinary attack on a specific disease entity or biomedical problem area. These differ from program project in that they are usually developed in response to an announcement of the programmatic needs of an Institute or Division and subsequently receive continuous attention from its staff. Centers may also serve as regional or national resources for special research purposes, with funding component staff helping to identify appropriate priority needs.  
U55 Cooperative Agreements Core Support For American Council on Transplantation Active (Definition not available)  
U56 Cooperative Agreements Exploratory Grants--Cooperative Agreements To support planning for new programs, expansion or modification of existing resources, and feasibility studies to explore various to the development of interdisciplinary programs that offer potential solutions to problems of special significance to the mission of the NIH. These exploratory studies may lead to specialized or comprehensive centers. Substantial Federal programmatic staff involvement is intended to assist investigators during performance of the research activities, as defined in the terms and conditions of award.  
U57 Cooperative Agreements State-Based Comprehensive Breast/Cervical Cancer Control Program Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with State and territorial health agencies, to develop comprehensive breast and cervical cancer control programs, increasing screening and follow-up among all groups of women in the State or territory, with special efforts to reach women who are of low income, uninsured, underinsured, minority, or Native American.  
U58 Cooperative Agreements Chronic Disease Control Cooperative Agreement In cooperation with State and local public health agencies and other public or private organizations to assist in controlling and preventing chronic diseases. Efforts are directed at the integrated application of surveillance; applied epidemiology; laboratory sciences; evaluation; health education; dynamic and productive relationships; training; and extensive applied management of effective disease control programs.  
U59 Cooperative Agreements Disabilities Prevention Cooperative Agreement Program In cooperation with State and local agencies or private organizations, to conduct and evaluate interventions to prevent disabilities and to support demonstration and epidemiology programs for States in building capacity to coordinate disability prevention activities.  
U60 Cooperative Agreements Cooperative Agreements in Occupational Safety and Health Research, Demonstrations, Evaluation and Education Research, Demonstrations, Evaluation and Education In cooperation with universities or other eligible recipients, to investigate the underlying characteristics and causes of occupational safety and health problems; to eliminate or control factors in the work environment which are harmful to the health and/or safety of workers, or to demonstrate effective solutions for occupational safety and health problems.  
U61 Cooperative Agreements Preventive Health Activities Regarding Hazardous Substances In cooperation with State and local health authorities, to provide programs and activities designed to protect the public from exposure to hazardous substances, and to protect the worker from hazards associated with hazardous waste removal or other remedial response actions.  
U62 Cooperative Agreements Prevention/Surveillance Activities/Studies of AIDS In cooperation with the State and local public health authorities and other non-profit organizations, to assist in detecting and preventing the further spread of AIDS through active surveillance and epidemiologic investigation, sero-prevalence surveys, laboratory services, public information campaigns, health education and risk reduction activities, and counseling, testing and partner notification.  
U65 Cooperative Agreements Minority/Other Community-based HIV Prevention Project, Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with non-profit organizations based in communities most heavily affected by the HIV epidemic, to assist in achieving a reduction of the risk of HIV transmission through education programs.  
U66 Cooperative Agreements Immunization Demonstration Projects Cooperative Agreements Provides financial assistance to State and local health agencies and other public and non-profit entities for (1) assessment of projects to develop methods/strategies to effectively assess preschool-age immunization protection at the State or county level and/or (2) intervention projects to develop innovative ways to successfully identify and vaccinate preschool-age children living in inner-city, high-disease morbidity areas.  
U75 Cooperative Agreements National Cancer Registries Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with State health agencies or eligible academic or other nonprofit organizations, to establish a national program of cancer registries by supporting and enhancing existing State cancer registries so that they are statewide and population-based, and by planning, implementing, and supporting statewide population-based cancer registries where State registries do not currently exist.  
U79 Cooperative Agreements Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse Services Cooperative Agreements To support the provision of mental health and/or substance abuse prevention and treatment services. These are cooperative programs between participating principal investigators. Organizations and sponsoring Centers and where substantial programmatic involvement is planned to assist the recipient.  
U81 Cooperative Agreements Injury Community Demonstration Projects: Evaluation of Youth Violence Prevention Program In cooperation with qualified recipients to design, implement, and determine the effectiveness of multifaceted, community-based youth violence prevention programs in reducing the incidence of interpersonal violent behavior and associated injuries and deaths.  
U82 Cooperative Agreements Enhancement of State and Local Capacity to Assess the Progress toward Healthy People 2010 Objectives In cooperation with State and local health agencies and Federally-recognized Indian Tribes, to increase the assessment capacity of State and local health agencies and to develop new surveillance models to measure currently underassessed conditions or populations.  
U83 Cooperative Agreements Research to Advance the Understanding of the Health of Racial and Ethnic Populations or Subpopulations Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with public and private non-profit organizations, to advance the understanding of the health of racial and ethnic populations or subpopulations through 1) special studies and analyses to improve existing knowledge, and 2) improvements in existing research methodological techniques used to gather information on these groups.  
U84 Cooperative Agreements Cooperative Agreements for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Research Programs In cooperation with qualified recipients, to develop methods for identifying women at high risk for having children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or other adverse alcohol effects, to design primary prevention strategies for these women, and to rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of these strategies.  
U90 Cooperative Agreements Cooperative Agreements for Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) In cooperation with State and local public health agencies and other public or private nonprofit entities, to conduct HIV service-related projects which meet the criteria for funding and target one of the specified priority areas. The primary purpose of the SPNS program is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and skill in the delivery of health and support services to persons with HIV disease.  
UA1 Cooperative Agreements AIDS Research Project Cooperative Agreement In cooperation with a named investigator, to support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in an area representing the investigator's specific interest and competencies.  
UA5 Cooperative Agreements Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) Cooperative Agreements Supports small-scale research projects at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. The goals of the program are to (1) support meritorious research, (2) expose students to research, and (3) strengthen the research environment of the institution. Awards provide limited Direct Costs, plus applicable F&A costs, for periods not to exceed 36 months. This activity code uses multi-year funding authority; however, OER approval is NOT needed prior to an IC using this activity code. This is the Cooperative Agreement companion to the R15 Activity Code.  
UC1 Cooperative Agreements NIH Challenge Grants and Partnerships Program - Phase II-Coop.Agreement To promote the implementation of joint ventures between the NIH and both domestic and global entities to facilitate rapid implementation of R&D in biomedical or biotechnology projects for infectious diseases that benefit public health and have a commercial potential that otherwise could not have been attained without matching funds. Essential elements of grantee responsibility would include: 1) interim research and development of target goals upon whose achievement funds would be incrementally released to the awardee; 2) a single principle investigator who would be scientifically and administratively responsible for the project's research and development, and 3) a single applicant organization that would be legally and financially responsible for the funds awarded.  
UC2 Cooperative Agreements High Impact Research and Research Infrastructure Cooperative Agreement Programs To support high impact ideas through cooperative agreements that that may lay the foundation for new fields of investigation; accelerate breakthroughs; stimulate early and applied research on cutting-edge technologies; foster new approaches to improve the interactions among multi- and interdisciplinary research teams; or, advance the research enterprise in a way that could stimulate future growth and investments and advance public health and health care delivery. This activity code could support either a specific research question or propose the creation of a unique infrastructure/resource designed to accelerate scientific progress in the future. This is the cooperative agreement companion to the RC2.  
UC3 Cooperative Agreements Biomedical Research, Development, and Growth to Spur the Acceleration of New Technologies (BRDG-SPAN) Cooperative Agreement Program To accelerate the transition of NIH-supported research innovations and technologies toward the development of products or services that will improve human health, through cooperative agreements that may advance the mission of NIH and its Institutes and Centers (ICs), and create significant value and economic stimulus or, advance the research enterprise in a way that could stimulate future growth and investments and advance public health and health care delivery. This activity code is intended to support research and development (R&D) specifically targeted at activities that can help address the funding gap between promising R&D and transitioning to the market, often called the “Valley of Death” by contributing the critical funding needed by applicants to pursue the next appropriate milestone(s) toward ultimate commercialization; i.e., to carry out later stage cooperative agreement activities necessary to that end; to foster partnerships among a variety of research and development (R&D) collaborators working toward these aims. The UC3 SPAN program is not intended to support “upstream” R&D for doing feasibility testing of an innovative idea or to conduct early-stage R&D as an extension of such ideas. (Projects such as these should be submitted under the NIH SBIR/STTR programs.)  
UC4 Cooperative Agreements High Impact Research and Research Infrastructure Cooperative Agreement Programs—Multi-Yr Funding To support multi-year funded cooperative agreement research with high impact ideas that may lay the foundation for new fields of investigation; accelerate breakthroughs; stimulate early and applied research on cutting-edge technologies; foster new approaches to improve the interactions among multi- and interdisciplinary research teams; or, advance the research enterprise in a way that could stimulate future growth and investments and advance public health and health care delivery. This activity code could support either a specific research question or propose the creation of a unique infrastructure/resource designed to accelerate scientific progress in the future. It is the cooperative agreement companion to the RC4. It is also the multi-year funded companion to the existing UC2; thus ICs need OER prior approval to use the UC4.  
UC6 Cooperative Agreements Construction Cooperative Agreement To provide financial support, substantial programmatic involvement and technical assistance for designing, constructing and commissioning of laboratories to be used as extramural facilities for bio-defense and emerging infectious diseases research.  
UC7 Cooperative Agreements National Biocontainment Laboratory Operation Cooperative Agreement To support core and shared resources for national biocontainment laboratories enabling them to develop and maintain the research resources and facilities needed to meet national, regional and local biodefense and emerging infectious diseases research needs. This support, by providing more accessible resources, is expected to assure greater productivity at the national biocontainment laboratories.  
UD1 Cooperative Agreements Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse KD&A Cooperative Agreements To provide support to develop new knowledge about ways to improve the prevention and/or treatment of substance abuse and/or mental illness, and to work with State and local governments as well as providers, families, and consumers to apply that knowledge effectively in everyday practice. Outcome measures are the heart and core of the KD&As, do not provide operating funds for service programs, except as required by the knowledge development activity.  
UE1 Cooperative Agreements Studies of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects Studies ways to prevent or control health problems associated with exposure to air pollution, radiation, and other toxicants, as well as health problems resulting from natural, technological or terrorist disasters.  
UE2 Cooperative Agreements Emergency and Environmental Health Services Provide national and international leadership for coordinating, delivering, and evaluating emergency and environmental public health services.  
UF1 Cooperative Agreements Multi-Year Funded Research Project Cooperative Agreement To support a discrete, specific, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing specific interest and competencies based on the mission of the agency, using standard peer review criteria. This is the multi-year funded equivalent of the U01 but can be used also for multi-year funding of other research project cooperative agreements such as UM1 as appropriate.  
UF2 Cooperative Agreements Rape Prevention and Education Cooperative Agreement To provide financial assistance to States for rape prevention and education programs conducted by rape crisis centers, State sexual assault coalitions, and other public and private nonprofit entities for: educational seminars, operation of hotlines, training for professionals, preparation of informational material; education and training for college and university students and personnel to reduce sexual assault; and awareness programs. The awards are based on a formula.  
UG1 Cooperative Agreements Clinical Research Cooperative Agreements - Single Project To support single project applications conducting clinical evaluation of various methods of therapy and/or prevention (in specific disease areas). Substantial federal programmatic staff involvement is intended to assist investigators during performance of the research activities, as defined in the terms and conditions of the award. NOTE: The UG1 is the single-component companion to the U10 which is used for multi-project applications only.  
UH1 Cooperative Agreements HBCU Research Scientist Award To assist HBCUs in strengthening and augmenting their human resources by recruiting an established research scientist; to enhance the career of the recruited research scientist; and to strengthen other HBCU resources for the conduct of biomedical and/or behavioral research. The recruited research scientist must have received competitive and independent research support.  
UH2 Cooperative Agreements Exploratory/Developmental Cooperative Agreement Phase I To support the development of new research activities in categorical program areas. (Support generally is restricted in level of support and in time.)  
UH3 Cooperative Agreements Exploratory/Developmental Cooperative Agreement Phase II The UH3 award is to provide a second phase for the support for innovative exploratory and development research activities initiated under the UH2 mechanism. Although only UH2 awardees are generally eligible to apply for UH3 support, specific program initiatives may establish eligibility criteria under which applications could be accepted from applicants demonstrating progress equivalent to that expected under UH2.  
UH4 Cooperative Agreements Hazmat Training at DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex To develop, implement, and evaluate programs to train workers who are or may be engaged in activities related to hazardous waste removal, containment, or emergency response at the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex. This is the single project equivalent to the U45  
UL1 Cooperative Agreements Linked Specialized Center Cooperative Agreement To support clinical and translational research. The UL1 administratively linked to another project or projects. AUL1 award may only be disaggregated from a U54 application and organizations may not apply for a UL1, Linked Specialized Center Cooperative Agreement. The UL 1 activity code is used in lieu of the U54 for those programs that offer linked awards.  
UM1 Cooperative Agreements Research Project with Complex Structure Cooperative Agreement To support cooperative agreements involving large-scale research activities with complicated structures that cannot be appropriately categorized into an available single component activity code, e.g. clinical networks, research programs or consortium. The components represent a variety of supporting functions and are not independent of each component. Substantial federal programmatic staff involvement is intended to assist investigators during performance of the research activities, as defined in the terms and conditions of the award. The performance period may extend up to seven years but only through the established deviation request process. ICs desiring to use this activity code for programs greater than 5 years must receive OPERA prior approval through the deviation request process.  
UM2 Cooperative Agreements Program Project or Center with Complex Structure Cooperative Agreement To support cooperative agreements involving program projects or centers with complicated structures that cannot be appropriately categorized into an available multicomponent activity code, e.g. clinical networks, research programs or consortiums. At least one component must be UM1-like, supporting a variety of functions that are dependent on each other and cannot be separated into distinct components. Substantial federal programmatic staff involvement is intended to assist investigators during performance of the research activities, as defined in the terms and conditions of the award. The performance period may extend up to seven years but only through the established deviation request process.  
UP5 Training Projects Early Independence Award Cooperative Agreement To support the independent research project of a recent doctoral degree recipient. This research grant program will encourage exceptionally creative scientists to bypass the typical post-doc research training period in order to move rapidly to research independence. It will encourage institutions to develop independent career tracks for recent graduates in order to demonstrate the benefits of early transition to independence both in terms of career productivity for the candidate and research capability for the institution.  
UR6 Cooperative Agreements Prevention Intervention Research on Substance Abuse in Children Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with public and private nonprofit and for-profit organizations, to support research to determine the most effective interventions to change the developmental course of early predictor markers for substance abuse in children at several defined developmental stages.  
UR8 Cooperative Agreements Applied Research in Emerging Infections-(including Tick-borne Diseases) Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with eligible organizations, to research emerging infections, such as tick borne diseases, through epidemiological studies and development and evaluation of diagnostic tests. Associated grant program under Activity Code RR8.  
US3 Cooperative Agreements Hantaviral Reservoir Studies Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with eligible organizations, to study the behavior, movement, reproductive biology, population  
US4 Cooperative Agreements Community-Based Primary Prevention Programs: Intimate Partner Violence Cooperative Agreements In cooperation with non-profit community-based organizations, to develop, implement, expand the capacity of, and evaluate the process and outcomes of, programs for preventing intimate partner violence.  
UT1 Cooperative Agreements Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) – Cooperative Agreements - Phase I To support cooperative research and development projects between small business concerns and research institutions, limited in time and amount, to establish the technical merit and feasibility of ideas that have potential for commercialization.  
UT2 Cooperative Agreements Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) – Cooperative Agreements - Phase II To support in-depth development of cooperative research and development projects between small business concerns and research institutions, limited in time and amount, whose feasibility has been established in Phase I and that have potential for commercialization.  
VF1 V Programs Rape Prevention and Education Grants Provides financial assistance to States for rape prevention and education programs conducted by rape crisis centers, State sexual assault coalitions, and other public and private nonprofit entities for: educational seminars, operation of hotlines, training for professionals, preparation of informational material; education and training for college and university students and personnel to reduce sexual assault; and awareness programs. The awards are based on a formula.  
VF1 V Programs Rape Prevention and Education Grants Provides financial assistance to States for rape prevention and education programs conducted by rape crisis centers, State sexual assault coalitions, and other public and private nonprofit entities for: educational seminars, operation of hotlines, training for professionals, preparation of informational material; education and training for college and university students and personnel to reduce sexual assault; and awareness programs. The awards are based on a formula.  
X01 Formula Grants Resource Access Program A Program to invite eligible institutions to seek access to NIH research resources. This includes programs where institutions will request access to submit to the resource, e.g., high throughput screening assays. It also includes programs where access to a specific NIH research resource is needed to conduct certain research.  
X02 Formula Grants Preapplication A program to invite eligible institutions to submit a pre-application (also known as a “white paper” or “précis”) to facilitate certain approaches or economies, such as reducing burden on the applicant community, for a funding opportunity  
X98 Formula Grants Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Provides financial assistance to State and local government agencies and public and private organizations, to establish systems to protect and advocate the rights of the mentally ill. This program is to ensure that the rights of mentally ill individuals are protected and advocated in conformance with constitutional, Federal and State mandates.  
X99 Formula Grants National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting (NASPER) Provides financial assistance to States and the District of Columbia who by July 10, 2009, have enacted legislation or regulations that permit the implementation of a State controlled substance monitoring program as well as the imposition of appropriate penalties for the unauthorized use and disclosure of information maintained in the program.  

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