Limited Competition for the Continuation of Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia in the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (U54)

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Limited Competition for the Continuation of Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia in the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (U54): This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is limited to those Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) of Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia (RDCRC) who received an NINDS award under the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) program through RFA-TR-13-002, or an NCI award through RFA-OD-08-001. The purpose of this limited competition FOA is to allow these NINDS- and NCI-awarded consortia an opportunity to compete for another four years of participation in the RDCRN. The RDCRN is a collaborative and coordinated network of Clinical Research Consortia comprised of investigators and patient advocacy groups committed to investigation of rare diseases working in partnership with a Data Management Coordinating Center (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-TR-13-003.html) to enhance communication and sharing of resources in a multidisciplinary approach. This FOA intends to support: 1) collaborative clinical research in rare diseases, including longitudinal studies of individuals with rare diseases, clinical studies and/or clinical trials; 2) career development and advancement opportunities for clinical investigators in rare diseases research; 3) pilot/demonstration (proof of concept) clinical research projects; and 4) access to information related to rare diseases for basic and clinical researchers, physicians, patients, and the lay public.
Federal Grant Title: Limited Competition for the Continuation of Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia in the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (U54)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-15-019
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.350, 93.394, 93.395, 93.853
CFDA Descriptions: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences; Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; Cancer Treatment Research; Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders
Current Application Deadline: Dec 16, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Dec 16, 2014
Posted Date: October 16th, 2014
Creation Date: Oct 16, 2014
Archive Date: Jan 16, 2015
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
State governments
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Special district governments
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Private institutions of higher education
County governments
City or township governments
Small businesses
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Independent school districts
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.
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