NIH Common Fund Funding Opportunity Announcement


The NIH Common Fund (CF) is requesting research applications (RFA-RM-24-006) encouraging the use of Common Fund data. To be eligible, the proposed research must substantially leverage data from at least two Common Fund programs (a full list of eligible Common Fund data sets is available below).

  • Full Text of the Funding Opportunity Announcement: Pilot Projects Enhancing Utility and Usage of Common Fund Data Sets (RFA-RM-24-006).
  • Applications are due June 27, 2024, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
  • Email Dr. Anthony Kirilusha at and Dr. George Papanicolaou at with any additional questions.
  • Please note that Early Stage Investigators (ESI) are encouraged to apply, as receipt of an R03 award does not impact ESI status.

Eligible Common Fund Program Data Sets

Additional information on some of these datasets can be found via the CFDE portal.

Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the Enhancing the Use of Common Fund Data