Coordination Center for the CTSA Program (U24)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) invites applications for a Coordination Center (CC) that will support activities of the Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program.  The CTSA Program supports high quality translational and clinical research locally, regionally and nationally and fosters innovation in research methods, informatics, training, and career development.  The CTSA Program is evolving into an innovative national consortium of medical research institutions that comprises  “hubs” —  working together to support translational science and improve the research process in order to get more treatments to more patients more quickly.  It is expected that the CTSA Program CC will facilitate collaboration and consortium activities.  Specifically, the CTSA Program CC will be responsible for providing an environment of excellence, developing and applying innovative approaches to collection, analysis, use and sharing of various types of data for strategic management of the CTSA Program, and creating an effective collaboration, coordination, and communication infrastructure to support scientific, training, governance, workgroup, and other types of consortium activities within the CTSA Program.  


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): December 31, 2016
  • Application Due Date(s): January 31, 2017

RFA-TR-16-021 Expiration Date February 1, 2017

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Amount Description

Application needs to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project and are limited to $3 million per year in direct costs.

The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum project period is 5 years.

Funding Type





Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

January 31, 2017