DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Funding Opportunities


FY18 Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 1, 2018
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • Maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $325,000 in direct costs. (plus indirect costs)
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 16, 2018

Application: November 1, 2018


FY18 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Breakthrough Levels 1 and 2 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 17, 2018 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $375,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 1 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Funding Level 2 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $ 1 million (M) for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): November 1, 2018

Application: November 15, 2018
Breakthrough Levels 3 and 4 Award II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 17, 2018 Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 3 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $4M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 4 and Funding Level 4 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $10M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): September 24, 2018

Invited Application:
December 13, 2018


FY18 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY18 Accelerating Innovation in Military Medicine (AIMM) Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 7, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance should not exceed 18 months.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 26, 2018

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
January 2, 2019



FY18 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 11, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $275,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
November 14, 2018

Letter of Intent is required.

Application: December 5, 2018
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 11, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years
  • Optional Interdisciplinary Collaborator: Additional maximum of $150,000 in direct costs over the 3-year period of performance
  • Optional Nested Traineeship: Additional maximum of $50,000 for residents or $30,000 for medical students in direct costs (plus indirect costs) over a 1-year period of performance
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 29, 2018

Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.

Invited Application:
December 5, 2018


GWIRP

FY18 Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
New Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 31, 2018
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): October 18, 2018

Application: November 8, 2018
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 3, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum funding of $1,016,000 for direct costs with the Biorepository Contribution Option (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 13, 2018

Application: November 8, 2018
Investigator-Initiated Focused Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 3, 2018
  • Maximum directs costs and period of performance vary based on Tier:
    • Discovery Tier: Maximum funding of $230,000 or $246,000 with the Biorepository Contribution Option for direct costs (plus indirect costs) for a maximum of 2 years.
    • Applied Research Tier: Maximum funding of $700,000 or $716,000 with the Biorepository Contribution Option for direct costs (plus indirect costs) for a maximum of 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 13, 2018

Application: November 8, 2018
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 3, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $400,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): July 13, 2018

Application: November 8, 2018

FY18 Hearing Restoration Research Program (HRRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Translational Research Award (TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 30, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs budgeted must be in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 17, 2018

Application:
November 8, 2018
Focused Applied Research Award (FARA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 30, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Indirect costs budgeted must be in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 17, 2018

Application:
November 8, 2018


LRP

FY18 Lupus Research Program (LRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 8, 2018
  • The maximum period of performance is 1 year.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $150,000 in total costs.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): October 10, 2018

Application: November 7, 2018
Impact Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 8, 2018
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $525,000 in total costs.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): October 10, 2018

Application: November 7, 2018




FY18 Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program (OPORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Research Award (CRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 15, 2018 The FY18 CRA offers two funding levels:
Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $1,500,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application(Preproposal):
August 6, 2018

Application:
October 25, 2018
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 15, 2018 The FY18 CTA offers two funding levels:
Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $2,500,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years
Pre-Application(Preproposal):
August 6, 2018

Application:
October 25, 2018




FY18 Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Applied Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 18, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 30, 2018

Application:
October 24, 2018
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 18, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $3 million (M) for total costs (includes direct costs and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 30, 2018

Application:
October 24, 2018
Clinical Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 18, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $2M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 30, 2018

Application:
October 24, 2018

FY18 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Resilience and Readiness Optimization/Enhancement Translational Research Award (R2OE-TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
September 19, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $2.5M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 5, 2018

Application:
November 16, 2018
PHTBIRP Joint DoD and VA Long-term Impact of Military-relevant Brain Injury Consortium (LIMBIC) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 21, 2018
  • Maximum allowable costs (direct and indirect) are $25M via the DoD.
  • Up to an additional $5M per year for 5 years will be provided by the VA to VA sites, depending on availability of funds.
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
October 8, 2018

Application:
January 7, 2019
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Research Award (CTRR – CRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 15, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $2.0M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 24, 2018

Application:
December 17, 2018
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Trial Award (CTRR – CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 15, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $2.0M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 24, 2018

Application:
December 17, 2018
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research - Clinical Trial Development Award (CTRR-CTDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 15, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $200,000 for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 12 months.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 24, 2018

Application:
December 17, 2018

FY18 Reconstructive Transplant Research Program (RTRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 10, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $200,000 for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 18 months.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 3, 2018

Application:
October 24, 2018
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 10, 2018 Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $1 million (M) for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Multiple PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 15, 2018

Application:
October 24, 2018
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 10, 2018 Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $1M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 15, 2018

Application:
October 24, 2018


FY18 Vision Research Program (VRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Focused Translational Team Science Award (FTTSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 26, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $5.0M for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 year.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 4, 2018

Invited Application: December 4, 2018
Investigator Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 26, 2018
  • Maximum funding of $500K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 4, 2018

Invited Application: December 4, 2018

Last updated Thursday, October 18, 2018