DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Announcements


FY16 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Therapeutic Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016
  • 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: April 14, 2016
Application: July 21, 2016
Therapeutic Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016
  • 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: April 14, 2016
Application: July 21, 2016


FY16 Autism Research Program (ARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 28, 2016
  • 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.
Pre-Application: June 22, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 27, 2016
Application: September 29, 2016
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 28, 2016
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $377,000 in direct costs.
  • For multiple PIs, the combined funding for all PIs for the entire period of performance may not exceed $377,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: June 22, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: July 27, 2016
Application: September 29, 2016


FY16 Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
February 11, 2016
  • 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 (Pre-proposal): March 29, 2016
Application: July 13, 2016


FY16 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Era of Hope Scholar Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): April 21, 2016
Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: May 10, 2016
Application: May 5, 2016
Innovator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application: April 27, 2016
Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: August 16, 2016
Invited Application: August 11, 2016
Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:

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): April 21, 2016
Application: May 5, 2016
Breakthrough Levels 3 and 4 Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:

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): April 27, 2016
Invited Application: August 11, 2016
Distinguished Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $3M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): April 27, 2016
Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: August 16, 2016
Invited Application: August 11, 2016
Breakthrough Fellowship Award (NEW!) Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 1, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): April 21, 2016
Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: May 10, 2016
Application: May 5, 2016


FY16-17 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY17 Military Infectious Diseases Applied Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
December 17, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $2M.
Pre-Application: January 26, 2016
Application: May 9, 2016
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY17 Military Infectious Diseases Clinical Study Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
December 17, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $2.5M.
Pre-Application: January 26, 2016
Application: May 9, 2016
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16 Prolonged Field Care Research Award (PFCRA) Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
March 24, 2016
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $3,000,000.
  • The Principal Investigator (PI) is responsible for selecting funding level, of either $1.5 Million (M) or $3M, appropriate for the scope of the research proposal which is within a 3-year period of performance.
Pre-Application: May 12, 2016
Extramural Application: August 18, 2016
Intramural Application: August 18, 2016
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16 Predictive Personality & Emotional State Performance Determinants for Training (PREEMPT) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
March 28, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $1,250,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years
Pre-Application: April 28, 2016
Extramural Application: August 4, 2016
Intramural Application: August 4, 2016
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY17 Inter-professional Team-based Learning in Early Stages of Learning (Team_INTEL) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
March 28, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $1,200,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years
Pre-Application: April 28, 2016
Extramural Application: August 4, 2016
Intramural Application: August 4, 2016
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16-17 Health Information Technologies and Informatics (HITI) Theater/Operational Medicine Initiative (TOMI) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
April 5, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $2,000,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years
Pre-Application: May 11, 2016
Extramural Application: August 22, 2016
Intramural Application: August 29, 2016
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
FY16-17 Health Information Technologies and Informatics Hands-Free Electronic Health Record Data Entry Initiative (HFEHRI) Award Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
April 5, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $2,000,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 2 years
Pre-Application: May 11, 2016
Extramural Application: August 22, 2016
Intramural Application: August 29, 2016
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.


FY16 Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 8, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 9, 2016
Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
Application: September 14, 2016
Clinical Exploration Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 8, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $550,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 9, 2016
Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
Application: September 14, 2016
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 8, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 9, 2016
Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
Application: September 14, 2016
Investigator Initiated Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 8, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $400,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 9, 2016
Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
Application: September 14, 2016


FY16 Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Pilot Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 15, 2016
  • 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): May 26, 2016
Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: August 29, 2016
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 15, 2016
  • 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): May 26, 2016
Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: August 29, 2016
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 15, 2016
  • 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): May 26, 2016
Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only.
Application: August 29, 2016


FY16 Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 16, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years
Pre-Application: April 28, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2016
Application: August 10, 2016
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 16, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $450,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years
Pre-Application: April 28, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2016
Application: August 10, 2016
Ovarian Cancer Academy Award - Early-Career Investigator Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 16, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $725,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 4 years.
Pre-Application: April 28, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2016
Application: August 10, 2016
Pilot Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 16, 2016
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application: April 28, 2016
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2016
Application: August 10, 2016


FY16 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 18, 2016
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $360,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 8, 2016
Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only
Application: September 13, 2016
Idea Award with Special Focus Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 18, 2016
  • 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 8, 2016
Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only
Application: September 13, 2016
Translational Team Science Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
April 18, 2016
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 8, 2016
Preproposal is required;
Application submission is by invitation only
Application: September 13, 2016

Last updated Thursday April 28 2016