AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

 The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Division of AIDS Research (DAR) encourages applications for Center Core grants (P30) to support an HIV/AIDS Research Center (ARC). The ARC is intended to provide infrastructural support that facilitates the development of high impact science in HIV/AIDS and mental health that is relevant to the NIMH mission. This FOA intends to support innovative, interdisciplinary research in several areas, including basic, neurological (i.e., neuro-HIV), behavioral and social, integrated biobehavioral, applied, clinical, translational, and implementation science. 

Companion FOA: PAR-18-833P30 Center Core Grants


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to application due date
  • Application Due Date(s): September 11, 2018, September 11, 2019, September 11, 2020
  • .AIDS Application Due Date(s): September 11, 2018, September 11, 2019, September 11, 2020

PAR-18-832 Expiration Date September 12, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

The ARC application institution must have a minimum of 4 active NIMH research project awards (R-series) and 2 additional NIH awards at the time of application and over the project period of the award.  Centers unable to maintain the minimum required number of awards may be phased out.



Amount Description

Applicants may request up to $1,100,000 direct costs per year.

 An ARC may request a project period of up to five years.  

    Funding Type





    Medical - Basic Science
    Medical - Clinical Science
    Medical - Translational
    Social Sciences

    External Deadline

    September 11, 2019