Research Grants to Develop or Identify Effective Strategies to Prevent Overdose Involving Illicit Stimulants and Polysubstance Use Involving Stimulants

Funding Agency:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will support the identification of effective strategies for state, community, or systems-level implementation to prevent fatal and nonfatal overdoses involving illicit stimulants (e.g., methamphetamine and cocaine) as well as polysubstance use and overdose involving illicit stimulants. This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is intended to support research on one of the following two Objectives:

Objective 1: Conduct a process and outcome evaluation of new or adapted prevention strategies, programs, or policies that can be implemented at the state, community, or systems-level to prevent illicit stimulant-involved fatal and nonfatal overdose, OR

Objective 2: Assess risk and protective factors for illicit stimulant use, use disorder, and overdose that can contribute to the development or adaptation of intervention strategies

Deadline: April 12, 2021

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicant organizations may submit more than one application to this NOFO, provided that each application is scientifically distinct. However, applicant institutions can submit only one application with the same contact PD/PI.

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

April 12, 2021