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NEWS RELEASE

Released: December 5, 2007

Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2007

The Fiscal Year 2007 (FY07) Defense Appropriations Act provides $127.5 million to the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) to support innovative research aimed at eradicating breast cancer. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

FY07 BCRP program announcement for the Concept Award will be released in mid-December 2007.

Detailed descriptions of the Concept Award mechanism, evaluation criteria, submission requirements, and deadlines will be provided in the FY07 BCRP program announcement. This program announcement and the required forms will be available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website (http://www.grants.gov) upon release in December 2007. The program announcement will also be available on the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).

A Letter of Intent (LOI) is required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website, https://cdmrp.org. Proposals for this funding opportunity must be submitted through Grants.gov. The LOI and proposal submission deadlines will be listed in the program announcement.

Requests for email notification of the program announcement release may be sent to Help@cdmrp.org. For more information about the BCRP or other CDMRP-sponsored programs, please visit the CDMRP website.

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