Released: March 19, 2014
Defense Health Program
Department of Defense Autism Research Program
Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2014
The FY14 Defense Appropriations Act provides $6 million (M) to the Department of Defense Autism Research Program (ARP) ) to support innovative, high-impact autism spectrum disorder research. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of 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. FY14 ARP Program Announcements and General Application Instructions for the following award mechanisms are anticipated to be posted on the Grants.gov website in April 2014. 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. Funding is contingent upon receipt of appropriations.
|Award Mechanism||Principal Investigator (PI) Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||FY14 Areas of Interest
|Clinical Trial Award||Investigators at or above the level of Associate Professor (or equivalent)||
|Idea Development 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 found on Grants.gov. 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.
Pre-applications are required and must be submitted through the CDMRP electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) (https://eBRAP.org). 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 help@eBRAP.org. 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 BCRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).
Point of Contact:
CDMRP Public Affairs