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$1,000,000 in Grants for Human-Animal Interaction Research Proposals

Funding Opportunity from National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) 

Applicants are invited to apply for research grant applications to examine the inclusion of animals in therapy and rehabilitation, neurological conditions, behavioral, emotional and mental health issues and related health outcomes, as well as the adaptation healthy behaviors and the enhancement of learning in special need and at-risk populations.

NICHD has issued a request for applications for new human-animal interaction research proposals:

Further Information:

  • NICHD intends to commit $1,000,000 between this RFA-HD-17-014 and the RFA-HD-17-015 (R21), in fiscal year 2017 to fund 5-7 awards.
  • No more than $50,000 in direct costs may be requested in any single year.
  • The total project period may not exceed 2 years
  • Multi-disciplinary teams of researchers are strongly encouraged.