DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Announcements


FY17 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Therapeutic Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 8, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 9, 2017

Application: August 31, 2017
Therapeutic Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 8, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 9, 2017

Application: August 31, 2017




FY17 Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 8, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $315,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: July 13, 2017
Application: October 5, 2017


FY17 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Era of Hope Scholar Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): June 8, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: June 20, 2017

Application: June 15, 2017
Innovator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application: June 9, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: September 5, 2017

Invited Application: August 31, 2017
Breakthrough Levels 1 and 2 Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2017 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $375,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 1 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): June 8, 2017

Application: June 15, 2017
Breakthrough Levels 3 and 4 Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2017 Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 3 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $4M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 4 and Funding Level 4 Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $10M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 9, 2017

Invited Application: August 31, 2017
Distinguished Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $3M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 9, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: September 5, 2017

Invited Application: August 31, 2017
Breakthrough Fellowship Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): June 8, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: June 20, 2017

Application: June 15, 2017


FY17-18 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY18 Precision Trauma Care Research Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions
February 10, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $1,500,000 (direct plus indirect costs) for each phase
  • Maximum funding for all phases is $4,500,000
  • Maximum period of performance of 12 months for each phase
  • Maximum period of performance for all phases is 36 months
Pre-Application: March 17, 2017

Extramural Application: June 15, 2017

Extramural Application Verification Period:
June 20, 2017

Intramural Application:
June 15, 2017

Intramural Application Verification Period: June 20, 2017

Pre-application submission is required.

Application submission is by invitation only.
FY17 Military Women’s Health Research Award Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions
April 17, 2017
  • Anticipated that budgets will not exceed $750,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 31, 2017

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
September 5, 2017






GWIRP

FY17 Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
NEW! Biorepository Resource Network Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 19, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,500,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 30, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2017

Invited Application: September 21, 2017
NEW! Clinical Consortium Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 19, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable total funding for the entire period of performance is $8,000,000 including both direct and indirect costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 30, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2017

Invited Application: September 21, 2017
Investigator-Initiated Focused Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 19, 2017
  • Maximum period of performance and directs costs are based on Tier:
    • Discovery Tier:
      $230,000 for direct costs for a maximum of 2 years.
    • Applied Research Tier:
      $700,000 for direct costs for a maximum of 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 30, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2017

Invited Application: September 21, 2017
NEW! Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 19, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $400,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 30, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: August 2017

Invited Application: September 21, 2017
LCRP

FY17 Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $100,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 1 year
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 27, 2017

Letter of Intent is required.

Application: August 10, 2017
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): September 13, 2017

Letter of Intent is required.

Application: September 27, 2017
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 28, 2017

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 27, 2017
Investigator Initiated Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $400,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 28, 2017

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 27, 2017
Translational Research Partnership Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $900,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 28, 2017

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 27, 2017


MSRP

FY17 Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 11, 2017
  • Anticipated that budgets will not exceed $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 26, 2017

Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only.

Application: October 5, 2017
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Anticipated that budgets will not exceed $150,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 26, 2017

Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only.

Application: October 5, 2017


FY17 Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 8, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum funding of $800,000 for direct costs with a qualified nested Early Career Investigator (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: June 21, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2017

Application: September 6, 2017
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 8, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $450,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: June 21, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2017

Application: September 6, 2017
Ovarian Cancer Academy Award - Early-Career Investigator Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 8, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $725,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application: June 21, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2017

Application: September 6, 2017
Pilot Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 8, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application: June 14, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2017

Application: August 24, 2017


FY17 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Award with Special Focus Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 22, 2017
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $400,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 30, 2017

Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 28, 2017
Translational Team Science Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 22, 2017
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 30, 2017

Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 28, 2017


FY17 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Consortium Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 25, 2017 Coordinating Center:
  • Maximum funding of $3.6M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Clinical Sites:
  • Maximum funding of $600K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 24, 2017

Application: September 7, 2017
Prostate Cancer Pathology Resource Network Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 25, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $3.6M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 24, 2017

Application: September 7, 2017
Impact Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 25, 2017 Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $750K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $2M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-application (Preproposal): July 7, 2017

Application: September 28, 2017
Health Disparity Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 25, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $450K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • If applying for the Qualified Collaborator Option, maximum funding of $600K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • Additional funds can be requested if including the Nested HD Traineeship Option
    • Predoctoral PIs: additional funds cannot exceed $92,500
    • Postdoctoral PIs: additional funds cannot exceed $115,000
Pre-application (Preproposal): July 7, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation: October 3, 2017

Application: September 28, 2017
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 25, 2017 Established PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $600K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
New Investigator Option:
  • Maximum funding of $375K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-application (Preproposal): July 14, 2017

Application: October 26, 2017
Physician Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 25, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $520K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-application (Letter of Intent): July 27, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation: August 15, 2017

Application: August 10, 2017
Early Investigator Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 25, 2017
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years
Postdoctoral PIs:
  • Maximum of $200K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
Pre-application (Letter of Intent): July 27, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation: August 15, 2017

Application: August 10, 2017


FY17 Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Idea Award – New Investigator Eligibility Statement
May 23, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $250K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application: July 5, 2017

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application: October 11, 2017
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 23, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $700K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: July 5, 2017

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application: October 11, 2017

FY17 Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 24, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $150,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 11, 2017

Application: July 27, 2017
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Idea Development Award – New Investigator Eligibility Statement
Application Instructions
May 24, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $450,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 11, 2017

Application: July 27, 2017
NEW! Clinical Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 24, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $600,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 11, 2017

Application: July 27, 2017

FY17 Vision Research Program (VRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $5.25 million (M) for total costs (direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 12, 2017

Application: October 25, 2017
Technology/Therapeutic Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 15, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $2.1 million (M) for total costs (direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 12, 2017

Application: October 25, 2017

Last updated Friday, May 26, 2017