Funding Opportunity: NIH Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Research Project

This National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA, RFA-AA-17-007) seeks to continue support of the previously funded “Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders” (CIFASD), a multidisciplinary consortium of domestic and international projects established to address the prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders; the diagnosis of the full range of birth defects associated with prenatal alcohol exposure; and ameliorative interventions for affected individuals. The initiative aims to accelerate the translation of key research findings by fostering collaboration and coordinating clinical, basic, and translational research. Through this FOA, applications are sought that will continue research efforts of the CIFASD consortium. Cooperative Agreement (U01) applications in response to this FOA should propose individual clinical or basic research projects. See the FOA for Companion Funding Opportunities.

Key Dates

Posted Date: August 29, 2016

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date):  October 29, 2016

Letter of Intent Due Date: October 29, 2016

Application Due Date: November 29, 2016, by 5:00 pm local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date. No late applications will be accepted in response to this FOA. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.




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