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Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

ID: RFA-DK-25-007 • Type: Posted

Description

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) invites applications from institutions/organizations that propose to establish core centers that are part of an integrated and existing program of nutrition and/or obesity research. The Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORC) program is designed to support and enhance the national research effort in nutrition and obesity.NORCs support three primary research-related activities:Research Core services, a Pilot and Feasibility (P and F) program, and an Enrichment program. All activities pursued by Nutrition Obesity Research Centers are designed to enhance the efficiency, productivity, effectiveness, and multidisciplinary nature of research in nutrition and obesity.
Background
The Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORC) program is designed to support and enhance the national research effort in nutrition and obesity. The NORCs promote new discoveries and enhance scientific progress through support of cutting-edge basic, clinical, translational, and health disparities research in nutrition science and obesity with the ultimate goal of improving public health.

Grant Details
The NORCs support three primary research-related activities: Research Core services, a Pilot and Feasibility (P and F) program, and an Enrichment program. All activities pursued by Nutrition Obesity Research Centers are designed to enhance the efficiency, productivity, effectiveness, and multidisciplinary nature of research in nutrition and obesity. The NORC program is intended to bring together investigators from a variety of scientific disciplines in a manner that enhances and extends the effectiveness of their research. A NORC must be an identifiable unit within a single or a consortium of cooperating institutions, including affiliated universities, medical centers, and/or other research organizations; however, NORCs may also foster interactions and collaborations between investigators at multiple, collaborative institutions and organizations to promote a multifaceted approach to a common goal.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants include higher education institutions, public/state controlled institutions of higher education, private institutions of higher education, nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education), for-profit organizations (other than small businesses), state governments, county governments, city or township governments, special district governments, independent school districts, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments), faith-based or community-based organizations. Foreign organizations are not eligible to apply.

Period of Performance
The total project period for an application submitted in response to this funding opportunity may not exceed five years.

Grant Value
NIDDK intends to commit up to $4,700,000 in FY 2025 to fund up to 4 awards and up to $4,500,000 in FY 2026 to fund up to four awards.

Overview

Category of Funding
Food and Nutrition
Health
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 5/15/24 the National Institutes of Health posted grant opportunity RFA-DK-25-007 for Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional). The grant will be issued under grant program 93.847 Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases Extramural Research.

Timing

Posted Date
May 15, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
June 10, 2025, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 323 Days
Last Updated
May 15, 2024, 1:26 p.m. EDT
Version
1
Archive Date
July 16, 2025

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Special district governments
County governments
State governments
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Independent school districts
Additional Info
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 Organization) 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 not allowed.

Contacts

Contact
National Institutes of Health
Contact Email
Email Description
See Section VII. Agency Contacts within the full opportunity announcement for all other inquires.
Contact Phone
(301) 402-2541
Additional Information
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-25-007.html

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