Released: April 6, 2012
Defense Health Program
Department of Defense Autism Research Program
Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2012
The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Defense Appropriations Act provides $5.12 million (M) to the Department of Defense Autism Research Program (ARP). The vision of the ARP is to improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) now. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
The ARP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop applications. FY12 ARP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms are anticipated to be posted on Grants.gov in May 2012. Pre-application and application deadlines will be available when the Program Announcements are released. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government.
|Award Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||FY12 Areas of Interest (Encouraged)||Funding|
|Idea Development Award||Investigators at all academic levels (or equivalent)||
|Pilot Award||Investigators at all academic levels (or equivalent)||
All applications must conform to the final Program Announcements and General Application Instructions that will be available for electronic downloading from the Grants.gov website. The application package containing the required forms for each award mechanism will also be made available on the Grants.gov website. A listing of all USAMRMC funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA Number 12.420.
A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website (http://cdmrp.org) prior to the pre-application deadline. Applications must be submitted through the federal government's single entry portal, Grants.gov. Submission deadlines are not available until the Program Announcements are released. Requests for email notification of the Program Announcements release may be sent to email@example.com. Email notifications of funding opportunities are sent as a courtesy and should not be used as a sole source of notification; applicants should monitor Grants.gov for official postings of funding opportunities.
For more information about the ARP or other CDMRP-sponsored programs, please visit the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).
Point of Contact:
CDMRP Public Affairs