Funding Opportunities


  • John and Polly Sparks Grant for Rural First-Responders Mental Health Interventions 

    The John and Polly Sparks First-Responder Grant for Rural First-Responders Mental Health Interventions will fund the research of psychologists for evidence-based research and intervention in providing mental health training dissemination to first responders in rural areas.

    Expiration Date: October 23, 2024

  • Practice Based Evidence Fund Grant

    The purpose of the APF Practice Based Evidence Fund grant is to support psychologists and trainees who are primarily affiliated with community mental health settings, private practice settings, or other local outpatient settings.

    Expiration Date: August 21, 2024

  • Streamlining mental health interventions for youth living with HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

    There is a practical need to develop streamlined versions of mental health interventions for youth living with HIV (YLWH) that can be feasibly implemented and scaled up in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The purpose of this initiative is to use novel…

    Open Date: July 12, 2024

    Expiration Date: August 13, 2024

  • Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

    This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages studies that develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in low-resourced settings in the United States….

    Open Date: January 6, 2023

    Expiration Date: July 6, 2024

  • Innovative Mental Health Services Research Not Involving Clinical Trials (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

    The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage innovative research that will inform and support the delivery of high-quality, continuously improving mental health services to benefit the greatest number of individuals with, or at risk for developing, a mental…

    Open Date: January 6, 2023

    Expiration Date: January 8, 2025


  • Closed Date: May 8, 2024

    Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) in Reducing Suicide Risk in Young People in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Low-Resource Settings

  • Closed Date: January 13, 2023

    Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34 Clinical Trial Required)