New Funding Announcements for Investigator-Initiated Research (R01 Grants)

If you plan to submit a new (01) or revised (A1) R01 application to NCI that does not include a clinical trial, you may submit under:

  • The NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) funding opportunity announcement that has been reissued as PA-18-484; or
  • One of the specific NCI Funding Opportunity Announcements that are labeled “Clinical Trials Not Allowed” or “Clinical Trial Optional” listed here: https://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/funding-clinical.html

If you plan to submit a new (01) or revised (A1) R01 application that includes a clinical trial, you may submit under:

  • The Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Grant Program (R01 Clinical Trial Required) funding opportunity PAR-18-559. Note that the first submission date is March 15, 2018 and then standard dates apply; or
  • One of the specific NCI Funding Opportunity Announcements that are labeled “Clinical Trials Required” or “Clinical Trial Optional” listed here: https://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/funding-clinical.html

Resources related to human subjects research grant applications, including a tool to help you determine if your research meets the NIH definition of a clinical trial, are available here: https://grants.nih.gov/policy/clinical-trials.htm.

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