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FY14 Alcohol and Substance Abuse Research Program (ASARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Consortium Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
January 22, 2014
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • The maximum allowable total costs for the entire period of performance are $10.8M of which only $3.6M is currently available.
  • The applicant may request two options up to $3.6M in total costs each, to fund additional basic research projects, clinical trials, associated Management Core costs, and Consortium activities.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): February 26, 2015
Application: March 5, 2015

FY15 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 18, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • New for FY15: Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application: May 11, 2015
Application: August 20, 2015
Therapeutic Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 18, 2015
  • 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: May 11, 2015
Application: August 20, 2015

FY15 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)
March 3, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $360,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application: April 21 2015
Application: July 21, 2015

FY15 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 3, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $2.5 million (M).
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): April 8, 2015
Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: April 22, 2015
Application: April 22, 2015
Innovator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $5M.
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Nomination): April 24, 2015
Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: July 28, 2015
Invited Application: July 28, 2015
Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:
Funding Level 1:
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $375,000.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 1 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Anticipated combined direct costs for the two PIs will not exceed $600,000.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $750,000.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Anticipated combined direct costs for the two PIs will not exceed $1M.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Both Funding Levels:
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): April 8, 2015
Application: April 22, 2015
Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4 Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015 Applications may be submitted under one of the following funding levels:
Funding Level 3:
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $2.5M.
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Funding Level 4:
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $10M.
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Both Funding Levels:
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): April 24, 2015
Invited Application: July 28, 2015
Distinguished Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 3, 2015
  • The maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • Anticipated direct costs will not exceed $3M.
  • Associated indirect costs can be budgeted in accordance with the organization's negotiated rate.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): April 24, 2015
Invited Application: July 28, 2015

FY14 Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (CRMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Neurosensory and Rehabilitation Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
November 13, 2014
    For Applied Research:
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $1,500,000.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
    For Clinical Trials:
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $3,000,000.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application: December 10, 2014
Application submission is by invitation only
Application: February 13th, 2015

FY15 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Joint En Route Care Training System of Systems Initiative Extramural:
Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)

Intramural:
Program Announcement / Application Instructions (external link)
March 9, 2015
  • Anticipate total (direct and indirect) costs will not exceed $1 million
  • The maximum period of performance is 1 year
Pre-Application: April 28, 2015
Pre-application submission is required. Application submission is by invitation only.
Extramural Application: July 21, 2015
Intramural Application: July 27, 2015

FY15 Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Translational Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $300,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years
Pre-Application: May 6, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 5, 2015
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $450,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance should not exceed 3 years
Pre-Application: May 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 12, 2015
Ovarian Cancer Academy Award - Early-Career Investigator Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $725,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 5 years.
Pre-Application: May 13, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 12, 2015
Pilot Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
March 23, 2015
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application: May 6, 2015
Invitation to Submit an Application: June 2015
Application: August 5, 2015

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

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Neurosensory and Rehabilitation Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions (external link)
November 13, 2014
    For Applied Research:
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $1,500,000.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
    For Clinical Trials:
  • The maximum allowable funding (total costs) for the entire period of performance is $3,000,000.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application: December 10, 2014
Application submission is by invitation only
Application: February 11, 2015


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