Released: April 13, 2009
Department of Defense Bone Marrow Failure Research Program
Funding for Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09)
The Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09) Defense Appropriations Act provides $5 million to the Department of Defense
Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP) to understand and cure bone marrow failure diseases. This
program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Office of the
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
FY09 BMFRP award mechanisms are listed in the table below. Mechanism-specific Program Announcements/Funding Opportunities, including submission deadlines, and Application Instructions & General Information are anticipated to be posted on the Grants.gov and CDMRP websites (http://www.grants.gov and http://cdmrp.army.mil, respectively) in the late spring and early summer of 2009.
|Award Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||Funding|
|Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award||All Investigators||
|Idea Award||All Investigators||
|Synergistic Idea Award||All Investigators||
Information in this preannouncement is being provided to allow investigators time to plan and develop applications.
All applications submitted must conform to the requirements specified in the Program Announcements/Funding
Opportunities, which will be posted on Grants.gov at a later date. The number of awards anticipated is based on
available funds, average cost of applications, and quality of applications received. The BMFRP reserves the right
to make awards in greater or lesser numbers than anticipated. Each Program Announcement/Funding Opportunity and
Application Instructions, which detail the pre-application and application submission requirements and process,
along with the required forms for application submission, will be available electronically for downloading from the
Grants.gov website (http://www.grants.gov) upon release. Program
Announcements/Funding Opportunities and Application Instructions will also be available on the CDMRP website
(http://cdmrp.army.mil). Pre-application and application submission deadlines
will be listed in the Program Announcement/Funding Opportunity. Each award mechanism will require submission of a
pre-application (including a Letter of Intent for the Exploration - Hyporthesis Development Award or a Preproposal
for the Idea and Synergistic Idea Awards) through the CDMRP eReceipt website,
https://cdmrp.org. Applications must be submitted through the federal government's
single-entry portal, Grants.gov.
Requests for email notification of the Program Announcements release may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the BMFRP or other CDMRP-sponsored programs, please visit the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).
Point of Contact:
- Gail Whitehead, Public Affairs Coordinator, CDMRP, 301-619-7783