DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Funding Opportunities


FY19 Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Updated June 6, 2019
  • 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): June 12, 2019

Application: September 5, 2019


FY19 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 7, 2019 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $450,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Funding Level 1 with Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Funding Level 2:

  • Maximum funding of $1 million (M) for direct costs (plus indirect costs)
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Funding Level 2 with Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Funding Level 2 – Population Science and Prevention Studies:

  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.

Funding Level 2 – Population Science and Prevention Studies – Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $2M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 22, 2019

Application: September 5, 2019
Breakthrough Award Level 3 II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 7, 2019 Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $3M 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.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 26, 2019

Invited Application:
September 25, 2019
Breakthrough Award Level 4 II Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 7, 2019 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): June 26, 2019

Invited Application:
September 25, 2019


FY19 Chronic Pain Management Research Program (CPMRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY19 Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 31, 2019
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $900,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 13, 2019

Application:
December 6, 2019
FY19 Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 31, 2019
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,400,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 13, 2019

Application:
December 6, 2019

FY19 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY19 Accelerating Innovation in Military Medicine (AIMM) Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 30, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance should not exceed 18 months.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 26, 2019

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
October 30, 2019

FY19 Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (JPC-8)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Regenerative Medicine Focused Research Award (RMFRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 19, 2019 Maximum funding of $10 million (M) for total costs (direct plus indirect costs).

Submissions may range in size and scope as appropriate for the work proposed, and will be equally considered. Submissions with a total of less than the maximum of $10M are encouraged.

Maximum period of performance is 5 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 7, 2019

Application:
November 20, 2019
Restoring Warfighters with Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Research Award (RESTORE) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 15, 2019 The RESTORE offers three Research Levels:
Research Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Research Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $1,500,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Research Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $3,000,000 for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 3, 2019

Application:
December 16, 2019


FY19 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 24, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application:
August 21, 2019

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
December 4, 2019
GWIRP

FY19 Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019 Maximum funding of $150,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum funding of $170,000 for direct costs with the Biorepository Contribution Option (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 2 years.

Pre-Application: July 12, 2019

Application: October 3, 2019
Research Advancement Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019 Maximum funding of $700,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum funding of $720,000 for direct costs with the Biorepository Contribution Option (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 3 years

Pre-Application: July 12, 2019

Application: October 3, 2019
Clinical Evaluation Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019 Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum funding of $1,020,000 for direct costs with the Biorepository Contribution Option (plus indirect costs).

Maximum funding of $1,200,000 for direct costs with the Clinical Consortium Collaboration Option (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 3 years

Pre-Application: July 12, 2019

Application: October 3, 2019
Therapeutic/Biomarker Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019 Maximum funding of $5,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum funding of $5,020,000 for direct costs with the Biorepository Contribution Option (plus indirect costs).

Maximum funding of $5,500,000 for direct costs with the Clinical Consortium Collaboration Option (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 4 years

Pre-Application: July 12, 2019

Application: October 3, 2019
Patient-Provider and Health Communications Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019 Maximum funding of $700,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Pre-Application: July 12, 2019

Application: October 3, 2019
New Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019 Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Maximum funding of $520,000 for direct costs with the Biorepository Contribution Option (plus indirect costs).

Maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Pre-Application: July 12, 2019

Application: October 3, 2019

FY19 Hearing Restoration Research Program (HRRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Focused Research Award (FRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 14, 2019 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
 Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
 Funding Level 2 with Pilot Clinical Trial Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1,250,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 16, 2019

Application:
November 14, 2019


FY19 Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Consortium Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 18, 2019 Coordinating Center
  • Maximum funding of $3M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Clinical Trial Sites
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • 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):
September 17, 2019

Application:
October 1, 2019
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 31, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $75,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 1 year.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
September 17, 2019

Application:
October 1, 2019
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 31, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $400,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
September 17, 2019

Application:
October 1, 2019
Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators - Dean Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 18, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $625,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 5 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
September 17, 2019

Application:
October 1, 2019
Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early Career Investigator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 18, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $725,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
September 17, 2019

Application:
October 1, 2019
Translational Research Partnership Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 31, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • 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):
September 17, 2019

Application:
October 1, 2019


LRP

FY19 Lupus Research Program (LRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Updated June 7, 2019
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $200,000 in total costs.
Pre-Application: June 28, 2019

Application: September 4, 2019
Impact Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Updated June 7, 2019
  • 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: June 28, 2019

Application: September 4, 2019

FY19 Melanoma Research Program (MRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
June 27, 2019
  • The maximum period of performance is 1 year.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $75,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 2, 2019

Application:
October 23, 2019
Idea Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $300,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application:
July 26, 2019

Application:
October 23, 2019
Team Science Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $700,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application:
July 26, 2019

Application:
October 23, 2019
Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $600,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application:
July 26, 2019

Application:
October 23, 2019
MSRP

FY19 Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 4, 2019
  • Anticipated that budgets will not exceed $150,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): May 21, 2019

Preproposal is required;
application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 19, 2019
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 4, 2019
  • Anticipated that budgets will not exceed $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): May 21, 2019

Preproposal is required;
application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 19, 2019

FY19 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Career Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 21, 2019
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $150,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
August 21, 2019

Application: September 11, 2019
Idea Award with Special Focus Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 21, 2019
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $400,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 22, 2019

Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
September 11, 2019
Impact Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 21, 2019
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 22, 2019

Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.

Application: September 11, 2019
Translational Team Science Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 21, 2019
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $1,500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 22, 2019

Preproposal is required; Application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
September 11, 2019


FY19 Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Applied Research Award (ARA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
June 26, 2019

Application:
September 18, 2019
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $2.5 million (M) for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Funding Level 2: (Translation of Early Findings – Soft Tissue Trauma Focus Area with Rehabilitation Option):
  • Maximum funding of $3.0 million (M) for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
June 26, 2019

Application:
September 18, 2019
Clinical Translational Research Award (CTRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 16, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $2M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
June 26, 2019

Application:
September 18, 2019


FY19 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2019 Established Investigators:
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).

New Investigators:

  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-application (Preproposal): June 6, 2019

Application: September 19, 2019

FY19 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Federal Interagency Traumatic Brain Injury Research Analysis Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Updated June 21, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 in total costs (direct and indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 18 months.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
August 7, 2019

Application:
September 5, 2019
Prevention Research to Reduce Sexual Assault and/or Understand Adjustment Disorders Investigator-Initiated Focused Research Award (PSAAD-IIFRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 12, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $750K for direct costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
September 19, 2019

Application:
October 3, 2019
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Research Award (CTRR – CRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 22, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $2.0M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 10, 2019

Application:
December 2, 2019
Complex Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research – Clinical Trial Award (CTRR – CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
July 22, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $4.0M for total costs (includes direct and indirect costs)
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
September 10, 2019

Application:
December 2, 2019


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FY19 Reconstructive Transplant Research Program (RTRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Qualitative Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 12, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $1.5 million (M) for total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application:
September 25, 2019

Application:
October 16, 2019
Idea Discovery Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 30, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application:
July 17, 2019

Application:
October 16, 2019
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 30, 2019 Individual PIs:
  • Maximum funding of $1 million (M) for total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is years.
Multiple PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 17, 2019

Application:
October 16, 2019


FY19 Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Updated on July 19, 2019
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $3,000,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): May 29, 2019

Application:
September 9, 2019
Investigator-Initiated Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Updated on July 19, 2019
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): May 29, 2019

Application:
September 9, 2019
Translational Research Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
Updated on July 19, 2019
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,250,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application: May 29, 2019

Application:
September 9, 2019


FY19 Vision Research Program (VRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Focused Translational Team Science Award (FTTSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 24, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $5,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 6, 2019

Application: December 6, 2019
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 24, 2019 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $260,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Funding Level 2:
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 6, 2019

Application: December 6, 2019
Translational Research Award (TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 24, 2019
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
August 6, 2019

Application: December 6, 2019

Last updated Thursday, August 22, 2019