Released: January 27, 2012
Department of Defense Gulf War Illness Research Program
Anticipated Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2012
The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Defense Appropriations Act provides $10 million (M) to the Department of Defense Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP) to support innovative, high-impact research into Gulf War Illness. The Department of Defense Gulf War Illness Research Program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
The GWIRP is providing information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop applications. FY 12 GWIRP program announcements and general application instructions for the following award mechanisms are anticipated to be posted on Grants.gov in February and March 2012. Application deadlines will be available when the Program Announcements are released. This pre-announcement should not be construed as an obligation by the government.
|Mechanism||Eligibility||Key Mechanism Elements||Funding|
|Investigator-Initiated Research Award||Independent investigators at all academic levels are eligible to apply.||
|Innovative Treatment Evaluation Award||Independent investigators at all academic levels are eligible to apply.||
|Consortium Award||Open only to investigators who received an FY10 GWIRP Consortium Development Award.||
All applications must conform to the final program announcements and 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.
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.
Requests for email notification of the release of CDMRP program announcements may be sent to email@example.com. For more information about the GWIRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (https://cdmrp.army.mil).
Point of Contact:
- CDMRP Public Affairs