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Health Effects Institute (HEI)
Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, for-profit organizations, and educational organizations for air quality research. Applicants must submit a preliminary application before applying in full. Funding is intended for research on novel and important aspects of the health effects of air pollutants, particularly those derived from motor vehicle emissions.
This Request for Applications (RFA) provides a mechanism for investigators whose area of interest falls outside of current RFAs, but is compatible with the HEI research program and mission, to apply for HEI funds.
HEI is particularly interested in applications that address the following topics:
Additionally, applications will be considered not only on these three specific topics, but also on other issues related to improving understanding and assessment of the health risks of exposure to motor vehicle emissions, secondary pollutants derived from them, and the whole air pollution mixture to which they contribute. HEI’s current areas of interest are described in the draft HEI Strategic Plan for the Health Effects of Air Pollution 2020-2025.
The new Strategic Plan focuses on four key areas: (1) Accountability: testing the links between air quality and health; (2) Questions related to the complexity of the air pollution mixture; (3) Transportation and urban health; and (4) Global health.
Applications will be accepted for the following topics:
Applications will be considered not only on three specific topics outlined above, but also on other issues related to improving our understanding and assessment of the health risks of exposure to motor vehicle emissions, secondary pollutants derived from them, and the whole air pollution mixture to which they contribute.
For more information about objectives see: https://www.healtheffects.org/system/files/rfa-20-1-health-effects-air-pollution-011620.pdf#page=2.
GrantWatch ID#: 188026
HEI encourages interested applicants to submit preliminary applications for projects of varying lengths and budgets as follows:
(1) Small to medium-sized studies of 2 years in duration with a maximum budget of $500,000, to pursue a specific research question that can be completed in the specified time frame.
(2) Medium to large-sized studies of up to 3 years in duration with a maximum budget of $800,000, to pursue a more complex research project with multiple related specific aims.
There will be small to medium-sized studies of 2 years in duration and medium to large-sized studies of up to 3 years in duration
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Preliminary applications should be submitted by e‐mail in PDF format to email@example.com (subject line: Your Name RFA 20-1 Preliminary application) no later than AUGUST 19, 2020, with a copy to Ms. Lissa McBurney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Investigators invited to submit a full application should use forms F‐1 to F‐12 and consult the Instructions for Completing the Application: https://www.healtheffects.org/research/funding/application-instructions
Invited Full Applications for RFA 20-1 should be submitted to email@example.com (subject line: Your Name RFA 20-1 Full application) no later than JANUARY 6, 2021. The application should be in PDF format with a maximum file size of 20 MB. After submission, please notify Ms. Lissa McBurney (firstname.lastname@example.org; +1-617-488-2345) of your submission; do not attach the PDF documents to this email.
For questions, contact:
For questions about the preliminary application process, contact:
contact HEI at email@example.com or +1-617-488-2345).
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Boston, MA 02110-1817
Telephone: +1 (617) 488-2300
Fax: +1 (617) 488-2335
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