Funding Opportunities


  • Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

    The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support studies that will identify, develop, and/or test strategies for overcoming barriers to the adoption, adaptation, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions, practices, programs, tools, treatments, guidelines, and policies. Studies that…

    Open Date: May 16, 2022

    Expiration Date: May 9, 2025

  • Lethal Means Safety Suicide Prevention Research in Healthcare and Community Settings (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

    NIMH seeks applications to evaluate the preliminary effectiveness of therapeutic and service delivery interventions that utilize lethal means safety strategies to reduce suicide risk in healthcare and community settings. Behavioral health clinics that incorporate lethal means counseling into their programming have been…

    Open Date: June 15, 2024

    Expiration Date: January 24, 2025

  • Understanding the Intersection of Social Inequities to Optimize Health and Reduce Health Disparities: The Axes Initiative (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

    Research shows that intersecting systems of privilege and oppression produce and sustain wide and unjust variations in health. The Axes Initiative will support research to understand health at the intersections of social statuses such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and…

    Open Date: June 5, 2024

    Expiration Date: March 11, 2025

  • Pilot Effectiveness Trials for Treatment, Preventive and Services Interventions (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

    NIMH solicits clinical trial applications through a series of Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) that cover the intervention development pipeline, from first-inhuman, early testing of new interventions, confirmatory efficacy trials, through to effectiveness trials. The purpose of this FOA is to encourage pilot…

    Open Date: May 15, 2021

    Expiration Date: October 16, 2024

  • 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


  • 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)