NICHD MRDD Research Centers

Submission Date: December 22, 2007

Document Type: Grants Notice

Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-HD-07-012

Opportunity Category: Discretionary

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,500,000

CFDA Number: 93.865 -- Child Health and Human Development Extramural Research

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants
Private institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
State governments
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Additional Information on Eligibility:
Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply. Eligible agencies of the Federal Government can apply.

Agency Name
National Institutes of Health

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) invites applications for Center Core Grants designed to advance the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and amelioration of mental retardation and developmental disabilities (MRDD). This Request for Applications (RFA) seeks applications from institutions that meet the qualifications for a program of MRDD research as specified at  The grants fund core resources to support interdisciplinary research and research training. Funds for the research projects using these core facilities come from independent sources including Federal, State, and private organizations.

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