Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (P42)

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Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (P42): -Purpose. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is announcing the continuation of the Superfund Hazardous Substances Basic Research and Training Program [referred to as the Superfund Basic Research Program (SBRP)]. SBRP grants will support coordinated, multi-project, interdisciplinary research programs to address the mandates legislated under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986. These mandates include the development of (1) methods and technologies to detect hazardous substances in the environment; (2) advanced techniques for the detection, assessment, and evaluation of the effect on human health of hazardous substances; (3) methods to assess the risks to human health presented by hazardous substances; and (4) basic biological, chemical, and physical methods to reduce the amount and toxicity of hazardous substances. The objective for the SBRP is to develop a holistic research agenda for the protection of human health.This is accomplished by the establishment of interdisciplinary programs that link and integrate biomedical research with related engineering, hydrogeologic, and ecologic components within the context of unique scientific themes developed by the applicant. -Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the NIH P42 multi-project grant mechanism.Successful applicants must include a minimum of two biomedical projects and two non-biomedical projects. -Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NIEHS intends to commit a total of approximately $11.0 million dollars in FY 2010 to fund four to five SBRP grants in response to this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).
Federal Grant Title: Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (P42)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Environment Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-ES-08-005
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.113
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Health
Current Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2009
Posted Date: Dec 03, 2008
Creation Date: Dec 03, 2008
Archive Date: May 16, 2009
Total Program Funding: $11,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Section 311(a)(3) of SARA limits recipients of awards to "accredited institutions of higher education," which are defined in the Higher Education Act, 20 USC (annotated) 3381. However, grantees are permitted under the law, and encouraged by NIEHS, to subcontract as appropriate with organizations, domestic or foreign, public or private (such as universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories, faith-based organizations, units of State and local governments, and eligible agencies of the Federal government) as necessary to conduct portions of the research. Examples of other organizations may include generators of hazardous wastes; persons involved in the detection, assessment, evaluation, and treatment of hazardous substances; owners and operators of facilities at which hazardous substances are located; State and local governments and community organizations.
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