CTSA Program Funding Information

The CTSA Program provides critical resources and support needed to strengthen the entire spectrum of our nation’s clinical and translational research enterprise. CTSA Program hubs provide core resources, essential mentoring and training, and opportunities to develop innovative approaches and technologies designed to re-engineer existing capabilities. Program support also fosters collaborations to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and speed of clinical and translational research.

Funded Activities Under the CTSA Program

View a table of funded activities under the CTSA Program.

Current Funding Announcements

NCATS has released the following funding opportunity announcements for CTSA Program hub awards, Trial Innovation Centers, Recruitment Innovation Centers and Collaborative Innovation Awards.

Clinical and Translational Science Awards

  • PAR-18-464: Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • NOT-TR-18-028: Notice to update Application Types Allowed for PAR-18-464: Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • NOT-TR-18-015: Notice of Correction for PAR-18-464: Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • NOT-TR-18-012: Notice of Correction for PAR-18-464 Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • Time Sensitive Information: For CTSA Program Hub Applications to Meet FOA Due Dates on or after Feb. 2, 2018
    • NOT-TR-18-006: Notice of Clarification to PAR-15-304 Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)
    • NOT-TR-17-012: Notice of Information to Announce NCATS Policy on Management of the Participant and Clinical Interactions Component of a Clinical and Translational Science Award
    • NOT-TR-16-016: Notice of Correction to Eligibility in PAR-15-304 "Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)"
    • NOT-TR-15-019: Notice of Correction to Application Instructions in PAR-15-304 "Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)"
    • NOT-TR-15-017: Notice of Correction to PAR-15-304 Clinical and Translational Science Award U54
  • CTSA PAR Frequently Asked Questions
  • CTSA PAR Technical Assistance Video

Collaborative Innovation Awards

  • PAR-18-245: Limited Competition: Exploratory CTSA Collaborative Innovation  Awards (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • NOT-TR-18-024: Notice of Change of Application Due Date to PAR-18-245 "Limited Competition: Exploratory CTSA Collaborative Innovation Awards (R21)"
  • PAR-18-244: Collaborative Innovation Award, Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
    • NOT-TR-18-023: Notice of Change to Application Due Date to PAR-18-244 "Collaborative Innovation Award, Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program (U01)"
    • NOT-TR-18-013: Notice of Modifications for PAR-18-244 "Collaborative Innovation Award, Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)"
  • Collaborative Innovation Frequently Asked Questions

Administrative Supplements

  • PA-18-920: NCCIH Supplements to NCATS CTSA Programs for Scholars Pursuing Complementary Health Research Career Development (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)
  • PA-18-906: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
    • NOT-OD-18-226: Additional Awards Eligible for PA-18-906 “Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research” (Admin Supp)
  • PA-18-592: Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PA-18-591: Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)
  • NOT-AT-18-014: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NCCIH Supplements to NCATS CTSA Programs for Scholars Pursuing Complementary Health Research Career Development (Admin Supp; Clinical Trial Optional)
  • PA-18-851: NIBIB Supplements to NCATS CTSA Programs to Support NIBIB Translational Research Scholars (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)
  • PA-16-328: Limited Competition: Administrative Supplements to Enhance Network Capacity: Collaborative Opportunities for the CTSA Program (Admin Supp)
    • NOT-TR-17-011: Notice of Change of Application Due Date to PA-16-328 "Limited Competition: Administrative Supplements to Enhance Network Capacity: Collaborative Opportunities for the CTSA Program (Admin Supp)"

View all of NCATS’ current funding opportunities.

Expired Funding Announcements

Visit the expired CTSA Program funding announcements page to learn more about past CTSA Program funding opportunities.