Research & Funding Resources


New Grants and Funding

WFOT Thelma Cardwell Foundation Award for Research 2024 Deadline: October 31, 2023

Request for Applications: Learning Health System (LHS) Scholars Deadline: October 31, 2023

NIH: Career Enhancement Award to Advance the Study of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in the Context of Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Research (K18 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Earliest Submission Date: November 1, 2023

NIH: Interventions to Address HIV-Related Comorbidities among Highly Affected Populations Experiencing Health Disparities (R01 - Clinical Trial Required) Earliest Submission Date: November 11, 2023

NIH: Advancing Research Careers (ARC) Institutionally-Focused Research Education Award to Promote Diversity (UE5 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Earliest Submission Date: December 29, 2023

NIH: Health and Health Care Disparities Among Persons Living with Disabilities (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional) Earliest Submission Date: January 5, 2024

NIH: Unveiling Health and Healthcare Disparities in Non-Communicable and Chronic Diseases in Latin America: Setting the Stage for Better Health Outcomes Across the Hemisphere (R01 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Earliest Submission Date: January 5, 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

Video Library

Research Priorities to Advance Full Participation in Meaningful Life Activities

Planning Grant Collectives

Additional External Research Resources:

Dissemination Toolkits

Research Databases