Pilot Program CFAR provides direct funding to stimulate new research on HIV/AIDS, including the formation of new, multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS research teams that leverage unique institutional strengths. The Developmental Core oversees this pilot award program which offers different types of peer-reviewed awards including: New Investigator awards to early career faculty wishing to develop initial HIV-related research projects. Multidisciplinary awards to support new interdisciplinary collaborations that span different departments and schools. High-Impact innovation awards to support innovative studies with the potential for high impact Current Funding Opportunities The UR Center for AIDS Research is pleased to announce new pilot award requests for proposals (RFP) Funding for research related to trauma and HIV Examples of trauma include, but are not limited to: intimate partner violence, childhood abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, structural violence, stigma, discrimination, poverty, combat exposure, mental health disorders including depression, anxiety and PTSD, substance abuse. We particularly encourage research questions that facilitate collaboration between social/behavioral sciences (e.g., psychiatry, psychology, sociology, anthropology, social work, public health, etc.) and other disciplines (e.g., neurology, neuro-imaging, immunology, etc.) Up to 2 awards will be made for a one-year period with maximum funding per application of $30,000 in Direct Costs. Applications are due November 2nd by 5PM. View additional information. Funding for research in HIV/AIDS To support a broad range of highly innovative research projects and pilot studies to address key gaps in our understanding of HIV/AIDS. Up to 1 award will be made for a one-year period with maximum funding of $50,000 in Direct Costs. Applications are due November 2nd by 5PM. View additional information. Sign up for our listserv to be notified of funding opportunities. Review a complete list of NIAID Funding Opportunities For information about these and other funding opportunities, please contact Jennifer Lynch.