DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Funding Opportunities




FY17 Autism Research Program (ARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 7, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Nested Early-Career Investigator Option:
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,300,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
Pre-Application:
July 26, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application:
September 1, 2017

Application:
November 14, 2017
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 7, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 in direct costs.
  • For multiple PIs, the combined funding for all PIs for the entire period of performance may not exceed $500,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application:
July 26, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application:
September 1, 2017

Application:
October 19, 2017
Clinical Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 7, 2017
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 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:
July 26, 2017

Invitation to Submit an Application:
September 1, 2017

Application:
November 14, 2017




FY17 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Era of Hope Scholar Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 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): November 21, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: December 11, 2017

Application: December 6, 2017
Innovator Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application: October 6, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: December 29, 2017

Invited Application: December 27, 2017
Breakthrough Levels 1 and 2 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 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): November 21, 2017

Application: December 6, 2017
Breakthrough Levels 3 and 4 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 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): October 6, 2017

Invited Application: December 27, 2017
Distinguished Investigator Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $3M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): October 6, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: December 29, 2017

Invited Application: December 27, 2017
Breakthrough Fellowship Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): November 21, 2017

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: December 11, 2017

Application: December 6, 2017


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

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY17 Toward A Next-Generation Trauma Care Capability: Foundational Research for Autonomous, Unmanned, and Robotics Development of Medical Technologies (FORwARD) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions
September 28, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $1,300,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
November 20, 2017

Application:
February 5, 2018

Application Verification Period:
February 12, 2018

Pre-application submission is required.








FY17 Hearing Restoration Research Program (HRRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Translational Research Award (TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
September 14, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 25, 2017

Application:
November 15, 2017
Focused Research Award (FRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
September 14, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 25, 2017

Application:
November 15, 2017


LRP

FY17 Lupus Research Program (LRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
October 18, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $150,000 for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 1 year
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): December 21, 2017

Application: January 4, 2018
Impact Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
October 18, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $525,000 for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): December 21, 2017

Application: January 4, 2018


FY17 Military Burn Research Program (MBRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 7, 2017 For Research Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $1.75 million (M) for total costs (direct and indirect).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
For Research Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $3.5M for total costs (direct and indirect).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 3, 2017

Application:
October 19, 2017




FY17 Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program (OPORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Orthotics Outcomes Research Award (OORA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
September 2, 2017 The FY17 OORA offers two funding levels:
Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $2,500,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application(Preproposal):
October 20, 2017

Application:
January 8, 2018






FY17 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 27, 2017
  • Funding limit not defined; requested funding must be appropriate for the scope of work proposed
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 20, 2017

Application: October 26, 2017
Focused Program Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 27, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $10 million for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 20, 2017

Application: October 26, 2017


FY17 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
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


FY17/18 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Research Award (CTRR – CRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
September 6, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $2 Million for total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
October 11, 2017

Application:
December 27, 2017
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Trial Award (CTRR – CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
September 6, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $2.5 Million for the Vestibular Rehabilitation Focus Area or $4.0 Million for the Cognitive Rehabilitation Focus Area for total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
October 11, 2017

Application:
December 27, 2017
Applied Behavior Analysis Clinical Study Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
October 16, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $7,000,000 for combined direct and indirect costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
November 30, 2017

Application:
December 14, 2017


FY17 Reconstructive Transplant Research Program (RTRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 10, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $200,000 for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 18 months.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
November 15, 2017

Application:
December 6, 2017
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 10, 2017 Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $1 million (M) for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Multiple PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 20, 2017

Application:
December 6, 2017
Technical Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 10, 2017
  • Maximum funding of $1M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 20, 2017

Application:
December 6, 2017
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 10, 2017 Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $1M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 20, 2017

Application:
December 6, 2017


FY17 Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Research Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 6, 2017
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $100,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 1 year.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 8, 2017

Application:
November 29, 2017
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 6, 2017
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,000,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 8, 2017

Application:
November 29, 2017
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 6, 2017
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): August 8, 2017

Application:
November 29, 2017
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 6, 2017
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: August 8, 2017

Application:
November 29, 2017
Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 6, 2017
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,250,000 for direct costs ($1,500,000 for direct costs if requesting an Optional Qualified Collaborator).
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: August 8, 2017

Application:
November 29, 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 Thursday, October 19, 2017