Developmental 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 Developmental AIDS Research Centers (D-ARC). The D-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-18-832P30 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-18-833 Expiration Date September 12, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

The D-ARC application institution must have a minimum of 3 active NIMH research project awards (R-series) and 1 additional NIH award 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 $550,000 direct costs per year

The total project period may not exceed four years.

Funding Type





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

External Deadline

September 11, 2019