The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides numerous opportunities for child health researchers to apply for funds. These include:
AHRQ Health Services Research (R01)
Child health is one of the areas identified as a special focus for research.
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03)
AHRQ particularly encourages projects on health issues that affect children, including: clinical conditions prevalent among or unique to children, the impact of particular market changes or delivery and financing arrangements on children, and the unique health care needs of children and other vulnerable populations.
Small Grant Program for Conference Support (R13)
Supports conferences on child health (as well as other) topics.
For more grant opportunities from AHRQ, go to: http://www.ahrq.gov/fund/grantix.htm.