Thursday, January 7, 2021

Funding Opportunity: CDC Grants to Support Research in Interpersonal Violence Prevention Impacting Children and Youth


Research Funding Opportunity

Grants to Support New Investigators in Conducting Research 

Related to Preventing Interpersonal Violence 

Impacting Children and Youth (K01)

On December 30, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released 

RFA-CE-21-003, Grants to Support New Investigators in Conducting Research Related to 

Preventing Interpersonal Violence Impacting Children and Youth. The purpose of CDC’s 

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) Mentored Research Scientist 

Development Award (K01) is to provide support for an intensive, mentored career 

development experience in conducting violence prevention research.

CDC’s NCIPC intends to commit up to $250,000 in FY2021 to support up to two awards. 

Applicants must propose a research project that addresses at least one of the interpersonal 

violence prevention research gaps in the NCIPC Research Priorities as they relate to

violence impacting children or youth from birth through age 17. These research priorities 


  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Youth violence
  • Intimate partner violence (teen dating violence)
  • Sexual violence
  • Cross-cutting violence prevention

Exposure to violence or other adverse childhood experiences can negatively affect health and development across the lifespan. CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention’s Strategic Vision 

includes “addressing factors that cut across multiple forms of violence” as a guiding principle.

Investigators are encouraged to address multiple forms of violence impacting children or youth 

when possible. Applicants are expected to identify an experienced mentor who will supervise 

the proposed career development and research experience. 

For More Information

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) can be found on

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit questions to clarify information in the text of this 

NOFO. Please contact [email protected] with questions regarding this NOFO. All 

applicant questions (redacted of personal or application related identifying information) 

received by February 1, 2021 and the NCIPC responses to these questions will be included 

in an amended NOFO that will be published approximately by February 15, 2021.

Optional Letter of Intent due: February 5, 2021

Application due: March 10, 2021