Research & Funding Resources


New Grants and Funding

PCORI: Virtual Applicant Town Halls for Upcoming Research Funding Opportunities: Register Now) Letters of Intent Due: February 6, 2024

PCORI: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Topical PCORI Funding Announcement -- Cycle 1 2024 Letters of Intent Due: February 6, 2024

NIH: Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Use of Digital Technology and Mobile Health (mHealth) to Improve Diagnosis, Assessments, Interventions, Management and Outcomes for Individuals with Down Syndrome Across the Lifespan (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)  First Available Due Date : February 16, 2024 

NIH: Pilot and Feasibility Studies in Preparation for Substance Use Prevention Trials (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)  Next Application Due Date: February 16, 2024 

NIH: Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)  Letter of Intent Due: February 22, 2024

TiDe: Training in Diversity education Program for Rehabilitation Research Accepting applications from occupational and physical therapy professional students (MOT, MSOT, OTD, DPT) and faculty clinical scientists. Applications due February 29, 2024

NIH: Clinical Sites for the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network - 3 (UG1 Clinical Trial Required) Earliest Submission Date: March 15, 2024 

NICHD Active Funding Announcements and Notices | Covid Research and NHCID

NIDILRR Grants.gov database

To identify NIDILRR opportunities, use the search terms NIDILRR.

NCATS Funding & Collaboration Opportunities

NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts


Federal Government & Non-Government Links for Funding

AOTF lists these government and non-government links as a service to the occupational therapy community. This list is not meant to be all inclusive; updates and additional resources are welcomed and should be sent to research@aotf.org.

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Additional AOTF Research Resources:

OTJR: Occupational Therapy Journal of Research

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Research Priorities to Advance Full Participation in Meaningful Life Activities

Planning Grant Collectives

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