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Suicide Prevention Across the Life Span in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)

ID: RFA-MH-25-160 • Type: Posted

Description

The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to support formative research and pilot testing of culturally sensitive, innovative interventions to identify and mitigate the risk of suicidal ideation and behavior (SIB), and/or non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). The proposed research initiatives must incorporate a plan to strengthen research capacity within the LMIC community where the study will be conducted.
Background
The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to support formative research and pilot testing of culturally sensitive, innovative interventions to identify and mitigate the risk of suicidal ideation and behavior (SIB), and/or non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). The proposed research initiatives must incorporate a plan to strengthen research capacity within the LMIC community where the study will be conducted.

Grant Details
This NOFO seeks to support research aimed at refining and testing culturally adapted sustainable approaches and interventions to mitigate the risk of self-injurious behavior (SIB) and/or non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) across life span in LMICs. Opportunities to detect and prevent suicide, SIB, and/or NSSI risks in individuals across their lifespan may arise in diverse healthcare and non-healthcare environments. Pilot projects that develop and test new interventions, adapting existing ones, or exploring innovative approaches and technologies for suicide prevention are supported. The NOFO also seeks to support studies that will strengthen sustainable research capabilities in LMICs.

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, for-profit organizations, small businesses, local governments, state governments, county governments, city or township governments, special district governments, Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized), Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized), federal governments, U.S. territory or possession, 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, regional organizations, non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign organizations). Foreign organizations are also eligible to apply. The program director/principal investigator must have a primary academic appointment in an LMIC institution where the projects occur.

Period of Performance
The period of performance is a maximum of three years.

Grant Value
NIMH intends to commit $2,000,000 in total costs for up to 8 awards in FY25. Direct costs are limited to $225,000 per year and $450,000 over the 3-year project period.

Place of Performance
The specific geographic location(s) where the grant will be performed are Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).

Overview

Category of Funding
Health
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 6/3/24 the National Institutes of Health posted grant opportunity RFA-MH-25-160 for Suicide Prevention Across the Life Span in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) with funding of $2.0 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 93.242 Mental Health Research Grants. It is expected that 8 total grants will be made.

Timing

Posted Date
June 3, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
Oct. 24, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 102 Days
Last Updated
June 3, 2024, 12:37 p.m. EDT
Version
1
Archive Date
Nov. 29, 2024

Eligibility

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

Award Sizing

Ceiling
Not Listed
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
$2,000,000
Estimated Number of Grants
8

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-MH-25-160.html

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