- ADAI Small Grants Program
ADAI awards funds to new and
established UW researchers for alcohol and drug abuse research at
the University of Washington. The principal goal of the Small Grants
Program is to stimulate research by providing initial funding for
promising pilot projects which may ultimately be developed into full
research studies with outside grant support. Research is supported across a broad range of study related to alcohol and drug use and abuse, from basic pharmacology to clinical and psychosocial research.These grants are available
to UW researchers only. Next deadline: Monday, October 15, 2018.
- Marijuana Small Grants RFA
Funds from the Washington State Dedicated Marijuana Fund have been used to support research on the short-term and long-term effects of marijuana use, as specified in the state budget and the intent of Initiative 502. Using these funds, ADAI has awarded thirteen marijuana grants to UW researchers since 2015. In Fall, 2018, we are offering a new RFA for projects of limited duration. Download RFA
Next deadline: Monday, October 15, 2018; this RFA will is for projects of short duration that must be completed by June 30, 2019.
- Travel Stipends to Present at the 2019 North American Cannabis Summit. ADAI will award up to 5 stipends of up to $2000 to presenting authors of oral or poster presentations accepted for the 2019 North American Cannabis Summit, in Los Angeles, California, January 28-30, 2019. Funds may be used for registration, airfare/ground transportation, lodging, and per diem, in compliance with UW travel policies. Stipends will be paid in the form of a reimbursement upon submission of receipts after the summit.
See Marijuana Research Guidance, from the UW Office of Research.
A.A. Heckman Endowed Fellowship Fund
This fellowship funds research, study,
documentation, and dissemination of archival materials (such as the Hazelden Pittman Archives Collection), to advance the historical record and
provide insight into America’s continuing relationship with-and response to-alcohol and drug use, misuse, and addiction. The Fellowship is available to scholars in of anthropology, sociology, history, medicine, and related fields, and provides partial to full financial support for travel to and from an archives collection.
Foundation - Healthy Living Grants
This funder provides seed grants for grassroots, public health projects
that target the issue of healthy lifestyles, including nutrition; alcohol,
substance abuse, prescription drug safety, smoking prevention; domestic violence prevention.
Foundation for Alcohol Research
ABMRF accepts applications for grants to conduct research on important
aspects of alcohol consumption and its effects. Areas of most interest
are: Factors influencing transitions in drinking patterns and behavior;
effects of moderate use of alcohol on health and well-being; mechanisms
underlying the behavioral and biomedical effects of alcohol; and biobehavioral
/ interdisciplinary research on the etiology of alcohol misuse. (Deadlines:
Feb 1 & Sept 1).
- American Legacy Foundation
Established with US Tobacco Settlement funds to further its goal of promoting
tobacco-free generations. The Foundation has made more than $150 million
in grants and commitments since 2000 and is committed to supporting community-based
efforts and identifying new and better tobacco control programs. Click
on What We Do --
- APA Science Directorate Scientific
Grants and Funding
The APA Science Directorate is responsible for all association efforts
on behalf of its many science-oriented constituencies. Our broad mission
is to communicate, facilitate, promote and represent psychological science
and scientists. These goals are achieved through programs that promote
psychological science in academic and scientific arenas, that address
ongoing issues and opportunities, that communicate activities, issues
and opportunities to members and to the public, and that advocate on behalf
of scientific psychology.
for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives
US government office within HHS; no grant money specifically set aside
for faith-based providers, but Center facilitates opportunities for them
to apply for federally funded programs. CFBCI empowers faith-based and
community organizations to compete more effectively for Federal funds
so that they may provide better human services to more people.
for Disease Control (CDC) National Prevention Information Network
This database includes private and government funding opportunities for
community-based and HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB service organizations. Included
are details about eligibility requirements, application processes, and
deadlines. Click on "Funding
-- New Funding."
COS, Inc. is a network of Web sites for scholars, scientists, and R&D
professionals. Site provides searchable databases of funding opportunities
and database of expertise. User ID and password required for some services.
Database. (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific
The CRISP database of NIH-funded projects has been replaced by the NIH
- Christopher D. Smithers Foundation
Main focus is alcoholism prevention and education. Grants for non-profit
organizations. Main focus is alcoholism prevention and education. Grants
for non-profit organizations. The Foundation's philosophy and mission
is rooted in the conviction that alcoholism is a disease that requires
abstinence-based treatment, and that controlled drinking under any name,
whether it be "moderation management" or "harm reduction",
is not possible where the disease of alcoholism exists.
Policy Alliance Advocacy Grants Program
Seeks to promote policy change and advance drug policy reform at the
local, state, and national levels by strategically funding smaller,
geographically limited or single-issue organizations and projects.
Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives
and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official
daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies
and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential
Independent nonprofit information clearinghouse established in 1956. The
Center's mission is to foster public understanding of the foundation field
by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on
foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.
- Grants.gov (a.k.a. Federal Commons)
Grants.gov is a primary source to find and apply for federal government
grants. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the managing
partner for Grants.gov. It is a central storehouse for information on
over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion
in annual awards. A portal for grants from U.S. federal agencies; Browse
by most relevant categories: Health; Law & Justice.
- HHS Grants
US government site with information about U.S. Dept. of Health & Human
Services and selected other Federal grant programs. Helpful info on finding/applying for grants, avoiding scams, policies and regulations.
- IRIS Database
Searchable database of over 8,000 federal and private funding opportunities
in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Restricted
to subscribers. Click
here to see if your college or university is a subscribing institution.
Funds grants for efforts that foster measurable changes
in U.S. public policy that will lead to marijuana's being regulated similarly
to alcohol and to marijuana's availability for medical use. Not currectly accepting applications, but hope to reopen funding.
Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Funding opportunities from the Department of Justice and the Office of
Justice Programs, with a focus crime prevention and control, administration
of justice, and victim assistance. Discretionary funding is awarded on
a competitive basis to public and private nonprofit organizations, and
ranges from single awards for research, evaluation, and technical assistance
to multisite awards for program development.
Extramural Research (NIH)
Research grants, training grants, small business programs, special emphasis
areas, review information from the U.S. federal agency, National Institute
on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Funding Opportunities (NIH)
Research grants, training grants, career development awards from the U.S.
federal agency, National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Guide to Grants and Contracts
Primary source for U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) notices, program
announcements (PAs), and requests for applications (RFAs) from NIH Institutes,
including NIAAA and NIDA. Searchable by keywords, volume & number, or
date. Updated weekly.
New and Early Stage Investigator Policies
Current policies, resources, helpful hints for constructing a first application
for NIH support. Also good for basic background information about applying for any type of NIH funding.
- NIH RePORTER (NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool)
Searchable database of biomedical research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health. The NIH RePORTER replaced the CRISP database in November 2009. RePORTER has all the features of CRISP and more: 1) A description of the award (abstract) and NIH funding for each project; 2) Publications and patents that have resulted from NIH-funded research; and 3) Links to PubMed Central, PubMed, and the US Patent & Trademark Office Patent Full Text and Image Database for more detailed information on research results.
of Behavioral & Social Science Research (NIH)
Policies and funding for research and training in the behavioral and social
- Office of Juvenile Justice
and Delinquency Prevention
Funding opportunities from OJJDP, other agencies within the Office of
Justice Programs, and other agencies. Application forms and guidelines
Formerly the Pacific Northwest Grant makers Forum, Philanthropy Northwest
is a professional association of grant makers located in or funding throughout
the five-state region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and
Wyoming. PNW offers training, newsletter, and a common grant application
form for many of its member grant makers.
- RePORTER (see NIH RePORTER)
Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides grants for projects in the
United States and U.S. territories that advance its mission to improve
the health and health care of all Americans. For projects to be eligible
for funding, they must address one of seven program areas: Building Human
Capital; Childhood Obesity; Coverage; Pioneer; Public Health; Quality/Equality;
and, Vulnerable Populations. Grant section has Calls for Proposals, application
forms, Programs and Grants, FAQs, and Grantee Resources.
- Safe and Drug Free
U.S. Department of Education program; funds grants for Drug-Violence Prevention
in two programs, State and National. The State Programs group administers
State and local educational formula programs, providing financial assistance
for state and local drug and violence prevention activities in elementary
and secondary schools, and institutions of higher education. Activities
may be carried out by state and local educational agencies and by other
public and private nonprofit organizations. Specifically, the group has
lead responsibility for the Safe and Drug-Free Schools State Programs.
The National Programs group administers discretionary grants and other
programs related to developing and maintaining safe, disciplined, and
Funding Opportunities (CSAT, CSAP, and CMHS announcements).
Federal U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA) has several programs that offer discretionary grant funding.
SAMHSA is focusing its mission on building resilience and facilitating
recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.
It is gearing all of its resources -- programs, policies and grants --
toward that outcome. Information here includes currently available grant
opportunities, planned funding opportunities, applying for a SAMHSA grant
(including applying online and using grants.gov), performance measurement
and GPRA, grant awards by state, and grants archives.
Grants are made only to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations which are not
classified as private foundations and otherwise qualify as tax-exempt
under the Internal Revenue Code.
Abuse Policy Research Program
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. SAPRP is intended to help identify and
analyze public-and private-sector policies aimed at reducing the harm
caused by substance abuse. Includes Program Information and Grantee Resources.
State University Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Program (ADARP)
ADAP awards funds at WSU for pilot studies, faculty recruitment, bridge
grants, and honoraria for grant critique. Funds seminars, graduate and
undergraduate grants and fellowships.
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute Small Grant Program (ADAI).
Described at top of page.
- UW Center for AIDS Research (CFARR)
There are several types of funding opportunities available through the
UW/FHCRC Center for AIDS Research, including the New Investigator Award,
the Emerging Opportunity Grant, the Trainee Support Grant, and International
Awards, among others.
CSSS Seed Grants Program
The UW Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences offers funding for
research at the nexus of statistics and the social sciences.
Office of Sponsored Programs
UW and sponsor policies and regulations for grants & contracts; links
to program announcements from federal funding agencies and private foundations;
Internal Selection Process
Grant opportunities requiring an internal selection process in the School
of Medicine can on a web site from the Office of Research and Graduate
Education. This site also has links to an opportunities calendar and information
about internal procedures.
Institute for Ethnic Studies in the United State
Established by the Graduate School in 1981 to encourage research on problems
or issues pertaining to members of ethnic minority groups, particularly
those living in the Pacific Northwest. Funding ended as of 2011.
Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS)
ITHS supports translational research -- research that improves human health
by leading to discoveries that will eliminate human disease. It offers
funds for novel and innovative pilot and collaborative translational and
clinical research. Funding priorities include projects proposed by junior
faculty or senior faculty with new research emphases, by inter- or multidisciplinary
teams, by scientists partnering with industry to develop new technologies,
and by community-based investigators.
Office of Research Web Page
News about current research at UW.
- UW Royalty Research Fund
Faculty in all UW units eligible to apply; 2 funding cycles / year. Download
application form and guidelines.
of Washington Human Subjects Division
UW Institutional Review Board (IRB); reviews research applications involving
human participants. Ethics guidelines, sample consent forms, training,
federal Certificates of
Confidentiality and other forms.
Council Guidelines on Ethyl Alcohol Administration in Human Experimentation
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism / National Advisory
Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Revised May 2005.
- Guidelines for
the Administration of Drugs to Human Subjects
National Institute on Drug Abuse / National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse.
- Provision of Marijuana
and Other Compounds For Scientific Research
Recommendations of the National Institute on Drug Abuse National Advisory
Council, January 1998.
NIH site to provide patients, family members and members of the public
current information about clinical research studies.
- NIH Certificates of
One-stop shop for NIH information: background, applications, FAQs, contacts.
Guidelines for Developing a Data And Safety Monitoring Plan
The DSMB is charged with monitoring the accumulating data from a pharmacotherapeutic
clinical trial sponsored and/or administered by NIDA to detect and report
early evidence of prespecified or unanticipated benefit or harm to trial
participants that may be attributable to one of the treatments under evaluation.
May 26, 2000.
Policy on HIV Education, Counseling, Testing and Research for Research
Guidelines for Substance Abuse Research Involving Children and Adolescents
Human Research Participants
Online continuing education course sponsored by the National Cancer Institute
for physicians, nurses, and other members of research teams. The course
responds to the NIH mandate requiring education on human subjects protection
for all investigators who apply for or receive NIH funds for research
involving people. [free online course -- registration required]