The summary for the Comprehensive Alcohol Research Centers (P60) grant is detailed below.
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Comprehensive Alcohol Research Centers (P60): -The NIAAA Alcohol Research Center program provides leadership in conducting and fostering interdisciplinary research on a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to: the nature, causes, consequences, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of alcohol abuse and alcoholism; and in developing new topics, approaches and methodologies to pursue these areas of research. -This RFA uses the NIH Comprehensive Research Center (P60) mechanism to support an integrated, broad-based multidisciplinary, multi-investigator, long-term program of research and research support activities planned around a specific major research theme and to develop an effective research translation / information dissemination component to help accelerate the use of research findings for the benefit of public health. Comprehensive Alcohol Research Centers are also expected: to function as a regional and National resource in their particular area of expertise; to facilitate research training; to develop research collaborations with outside investigators and to provide the means to develop new research ideas and encourage new investigators via pilot projects. -The total cost for a Center may not exceed $2.0 million per year under this P60 mechanism. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. Although the financial plans of the NIAAA provide support for this program, awards pursuant to this funding opportunity are contingent upon the availability of funds and the receipt of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Continuation support in future years is anticipated.
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities Special district governments Independent school districts Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) State governments County governments Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education City or township governments Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education For profit organizations other than small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply. Eligible agencies of the Federal Government can apply. Faith-based or community-based organizations can apply. In addition, the institution must have the resources to sustain a long-term, coordinated research program. Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply. An applicant institution must demonstrate the ability to attract high-quality scientists from biomedical, behavioral, clinical and/or social science disciplines that are willing to make a long-term commitment to research, and must assure that research-training opportunities will be available. An application must also have a detailed 5-year plan for a proposed research program. Applicants may submit a response to only one of the three Alcohol Research Center RFAs released together: RFA-AA-07-001 (for P20), RFA-AA-07-002 (for P50) and RFA-AA-07-003 (for P60). An applicant may hold only one Alcohol Research Center Grant award at any given time.