NIMH 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 HIV/AIDS Research Centers (ARC). The ARC is intended to provide infrastructure support that facilitates the development of high impact science in HIV/AIDS and mental health that is relevant to the NIMH mission. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) intends to support innovative, interdisciplinary research in several areas, including basic, NeuroHIV, behavioral and social, integrated biobehavioral, applied, clinical, translational, and implementation science. 

Companion FOA: PAR-20-307 - Developmental AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to application due date
  • AIDS Application Due Date(s): August 25, 2021, August 25, 2022, and August 25, 2023

PAR-20-308 Expiration Date September 14, 2023

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.



Amount Description

Applicants may request up to $1,500,000 total 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

      August 25, 2023