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FY14 Autism Research Program (ARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 25, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $1 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 5 years.
Pre-Application: June 10, 2014
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2014
Application: October 7, 2014
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 25, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $335,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • For multiple PIs, the combined funding for all PIs for the entire period of performance may not exceed $335,000 in direct costs.
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application: June 10, 2014
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2014
Application: October 7, 2014

FY14 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 3, 2014 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:
Funding Level 1:
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $350,000 in direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $700,000 in direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Both Funding Levels:
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): December 3, 2014
Application: December 17, 2014
Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 3, 2014 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:
Funding Level 3:
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2.5 million (M) in direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Funding Level 4:
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $10M in direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Both Funding Levels:
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): October 22, 2014
Invited Application: January 29, 2015

FY14 Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (CRMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Reconstructive Transplantation Research Award (RTRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 30, 2014
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • Funding for Preclinical Studies is $750,000 in direct costs
  • Funding for Clinical Research or Clinical Trials is $2,000,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs shall be proposed in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application Letter of Intent: October 15, 2014
Application: October 29, 2014

FY14 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 27, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $525,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs) or $675,000 in direct costs if requesting an Optional Collaborator.
  • Nested traineeship: Additional maximum of $75,000 for residents or $55,000 for medical students in direct and indirect costs over a oneyear period of performance.
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application: July 16, 2014
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: October 22, 2014
Therapeutic Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 27, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application: July 16, 2014
Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: October 22, 2014

FY14 Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Innovative Treatment Evaluation Award 2 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 4, 2014
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $450,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): October 28, 2014
Invitation to Submit an Application: December 2014
Invited Application: January 27, 2015

FY14 Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program (PRARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Convergence Science Research Award (CSRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 11, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 plus indirect costs.
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Pre-Application: October 16, 2014
Application: January 14, 2015
Quality of Life Research Award (QUAL) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 11, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 plus indirect costs.
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Pre-Application: October 16, 2014
Application: January 14, 2015
Military Risk Factors Research Award (MRFA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 11, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $5,500,000 in total costs.
  • Period of performance not to exceed 4 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's rate agreement.
Pre-Application: October 16, 2014
Application: January 14, 2015

FY14 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Funding limit not defined; requested funding must be appropriate for the scope of work proposed
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 25, 2014
Application: October 17, 2014
Focused Program Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $10 million for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 25, 2014
Application: November 13, 2014
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $1.2 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs); $1.5 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs) for applications including a Partnering PI Option
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 20, 2014
Application: October 17, 2014
Technology/Therapeutic Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $1.5 million for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 25, 2014
Application: October 17, 2014

FY14 Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount
Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $4,000,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 27, 2014
Application: October 24, 2014
Clinical Trial Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 18 months
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 27, 2014
Application: October 24, 2014
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $750K in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 27, 2014
Application: October 24, 2014
Outcomes Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 5 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 27, 2014
Application: October 24, 2014
Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $1.125M in total costs (direct plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance up to 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 27, 2014
Application: October 24, 2014

FY14 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON IMPACT
Laboratory - Clinical Transition Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 23, 2014
Application: October 29, 2014
Population Science Impact Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $750K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance cannot exceed 4 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 23, 2014
Application: October 29, 2014
PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON INNOVATION
Clinical Exploration Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $450K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 year
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 23, 2014
Application: October 29, 2014
PCRP AWARD MECHANISMS WITH EMPHASIS ON RESOURCES
Prostate Cancer Biospecimen Resource Site Award (New for FY14!) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
May 30, 2014
  • Maximum funding of $400K for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance is 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 23, 2014
Application: October 29, 2014

FY14 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury (PH/TBI)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Psychological Health Research Award (PHRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
July 24, 2014
  • Funding for Applied Research Studies is $1,500,000 in direct costs for a 3-year period of performance
  • Funding for Clinical Trials is $3,000,000 in direct costs for a 4-year period of performance
  • Indirect costs shall be proposed in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: September 4, 2014
Application: November 13, 2014
Investigational Treatments for TBI and PTSD Clinical Trial Award (ITTPCTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 19, 2014
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $2,500,000 in total costs (including indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: November 6, 2014
Application: January 23, 2015
Community Partners in Mental Health Research Award (CPMHRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
September 19, 2014
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $2,500,000 in total costs (including indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: November 6, 2014
Application: January 23, 2015

FY14 Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 4, 2014
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,000,000 in direct costs
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
Pre-Application: July 10, 2014
Application: October 30, 2014
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 4, 2014
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 in direct costs ($750,000 in direct costs if requesting an Optional Qualified Collaborator)
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
Pre-Application: July 10, 2014
Application: October 30, 2014
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 4, 2014
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $400,000 in direct costs
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
Pre-Application: July 10, 2014
Application: October 30, 2014
Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
June 4, 2014
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,250,000 in direct costs ($1,500,000 in direct costs if requesting an Optional Qualified Collaborator)
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement
Pre-Application: July 10, 2014
Application: October 30, 2014


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