The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently posted two new gun violence-related notice announcements that may interest the academic public health community. Applications for both are due February 16, 2023.
- Research Grants to Rigorously Evaluate Innovative and Promising Strategies to Prevent Firearm-Related Violence and Injuries (R01): The CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC, Injury Center) is soliciting investigator-initiated research to rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of innovative and promising strategies to prevent all forms of firearm-related violence and injuries. For the purposes of this announcement, firearm-related violence includes mass shooting incidents, other firearm homicides/assaults, firearm suicides/self-harm, unintentional firearm deaths and injuries, and firearm-related crime. The intent of this announcement is to support research to evaluate the effectiveness of strategies to keep individuals, families, schools, and communities safe from firearm-related violence, injuries, deaths, or crime. The estimated total program funding is $15 million, and the expected number of awards is 12. The application’s due date is February 16, 2023.
- Research Grants to Inform Firearm-Related Violence and Injury Prevention Strategies (R01) – The CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC, Injury Center) is soliciting investigator-initiated research to directly inform or improve prevention strategies to reduce the burden of firearm-related violence and injuries. The intent of this announcement is to support research to inform the development or improvement of prevention programs, policies, or practices that have the potential to substantially reduce firearm-related violence, injuries, death, or crime within populations or settings experiencing elevated risk. The estimated total program funding is $9 million, and the application’s due date is February 16, 2023.