DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Current Program Funding Opportunities




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 Combat Readiness – Medical Research Program (CRRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
FY19 Rapid Development and Translational Research Award Broad Agency Announcement
General Submission Instructions
September 10, 2019
    • Maximum funding of $1,500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
    • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 23, 2019

Proposal/Application:
November 13, 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
Updated on August 27, 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

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 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


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

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
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


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 Tuesday, October 15, 2019