Stimulating T4 Implementation Research to Optimize Integration of Proven-effective Interventions for Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases and Sleep Disorders into Practice (STIMULATE) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

 This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks applications that propose to develop and test T4 implementation strategies to identify facilitators and overcome barriers in the adaptation, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of proven-effective interventions and guidelines for preventing and/or managing heart, lung, and blood diseases and/or sleep disorders (HLBS conditions). The proposed implementation strategies must be adaptable and responsive to community needs and contexts, and must account for cultural and organizational factors. For purposes of this FOA, T4 Implementation Research is defined as research to identify strategies to enhance sustainable uptake of proven-effective interventions into routine clinical practice.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to the application due date
  • Application Due Date(s): June 14, 2018; June 14, 2019; June 15, 2020

RFA-HL-19-014 Expiration Date June 16, 2020

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Amount Description

Application budgets are limited to a maximum of $485,000 direct costs in any year. Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

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

    Funding Type





    Community Outreach and Engagement
    Medical - Clinical Science

    External Deadline

    June 15, 2020