Funding to Study Autism Spectrum Disorders, Child Health

Nat'l Institutes of Health logoAgency: National Institutes of Health (HHS); Program: Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (R01) (CFDA Numbers: 93.113 and 93.865) (Funding Opportunity Number: PA-16-388); Eligibility: Schools, state, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, public housing authorities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: Multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: Oct. 5.

Summary: NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development oversees this program. Studies of the genetic and environmental epidemiology of ASD determine risk and protective processes in the etiology of the disorder, including environmental exposures during pregnancy and early childhood. Projects must study the ways to improve the delivery of ASD services.

Info: (NOFA); for questions about the competition, 301/435-0714; e-mail,; or Bryan S. Clark, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Email: or telephone: 301-435-6975,

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Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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