Funding Opportunities


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

    The APF John and Polly Sparks First-Responder Grant will fund research to examine evidence-based interventions to protect the mental health of first responders in rural areas, conducted by psychologists. APF seeks projects whose results can be replicated throughout the targeted demographic. APF seeks…

    Expiration Date: October 23, 2024

  • Practice Based Evidence Fund Grant

    The purpose of the 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. One annual grant is available to support efforts to document,…

    Expiration Date: August 21, 2024

  • Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

    The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage research applications to develop and pilot test the effectiveness and implementation of existing family navigator models designed to promote early access, engagement, coordination and optimization of mental health treatment and services…

    Open Date: January 16, 2023

    Expiration Date: September 8, 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 12, 2024

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

    The National Institute of Mental Health is issuing this Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to highlight interest in developing and implementing prevention strategies to reduce suicide risk (suicide ideation and behavior, including acts of self-harm/suicide) and promote resilience among young people, age…

    Open Date: March 2, 2021

    Expiration Date: May 8, 2024