NEW-B 2022 RFP Connecting EWB Interventions to Health Outcomes

Network for Emotional Well-being (NEW-B)

Science, Practice, & Measurement

2022 Request for Proposals: Connecting Emotional Well-Being Interventions to Health Outcomes

August 8th, 2022 

To encourage innovative studies of how promoting emotional well-being (EWB) can benefit health and longevity, NEW-B will provide funding for three to five projects that examine the mechanisms that underlie the potential effects of EWB-promoting interventions on downstream biobehavioral health outcomes.

Two levels of funding are offered—$50,000 and $100,000 total for project expenses (institutional F&A costs may be added)—for projects that can be completed in an 18-month time frame.


Date due: Accepting applications through Friday, December 16, 2022

Award finalists announcement: Late January 2023

Awardee announcement: Late March 2023

Funding period year 1: May 1, 2023 – Jan 31, 2024

Funding period year 2: Feb 1, 2024 – October 31, 2024

You can download a PDF of the application instructions below, and direct further questions to Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas at

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The Network for Emotional Wellbeing was established in 2021 and is funded by the National Institutes of Health (U24AG072699