DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Open Program Funding Opportunities



FY22 Autism Research Program (ARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 29, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,800,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Early-Career Investigator Partnering PI Option:

  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,100,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Invitation to Submit an Application:
June 2022

Application:
August 18, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 29, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $550,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • For multiple PIs, the combined funding for all PIs for the entire period of performance may not exceed $550,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Invitation to Submit an Application:
June 2022

Application:
August 18, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Career Development Award (CDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 29, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $550,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Invitation to Submit an Application:
June 2022

Application:
August 18, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET

FY22 Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $450,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 29, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application: September 23, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 5, 2022 Funding Level 1:
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).

Funding Level 2: IND-enabling efforts
  • The maximum period of performance is 2  years.
  • Maximum funding of $800,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 29, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application: September 23, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET

FY22 Combat Readiness – Medical Research Program (CRRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Rapid Development and Translational Research Award (RDTRA) Extramural applicants:
Broad Agency Announcement
General Submission Instructions

Intramural applicants:
Program Announcement Announcement
May 9, 2022 RDTRA:
  • Maximum funding of $2,200,000 for total costs (to include direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
RDTRA with Option:
  • Maximum funding of $2,200,000 (RDTRA) and 1,000,000 (Option) for total costs (to include direct and indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years for the RDTRA base award and 1 year for the Option.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
June 23, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Proposal/Application:
September 14, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Hearing Restoration Research Program (HRRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Focused Research Award (FRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 18, 2022 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 3:
  • Maximum funding of $1,250,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 22, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
November 30, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern time

FY22 Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award (CA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $100,000 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):
June 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 14, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $675,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Early Detection Studies Option:
  • Maximum funding of $700,000 in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 3 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Population Science and Prevention Studies Option:
  • Maximum funding of $2 million in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Period of performance not to exceed 4 years.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
June 2, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Invitation to Submit an Application:
July 14, 2022

Application:
October 6, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellowship Award (PCFA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $195,000 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.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 14, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Translational Research Partnership Award (TRPA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 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 (Preproposal):
June 2, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Invitation to Submit an Application:
July 14, 2022

Application:
October 6, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
LCRP

FY22 Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Translational Research Partnership Award (CTRPA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 16, 2022
  • Maximum combined funding of $1,200,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
July 13, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Letter of Intent is required.

Application:
July 27, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
LRP

FY22 Lupus Research Program (LRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Award (IA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 17, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $300,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
August 16, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
September 1, 2022
11:59 p.m. ET
Impact Award (IPA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 17, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $750,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
August 16, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
September 1, 2022
11:59 p.m. ET
Transformative Vision Award (TVA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 17, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,500,000 in total costs (direct plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
August 16, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
September 1, 2022
11:59 p.m. ET
MSRP

FY22 Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 29, 2022 The FY22 CTA offers two funding levels:

Funding Level 1

  • Maximum funding of $1.6M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Funding Level 2

  • Maximum funding of $4.5M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Application: October 3, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Early Investigator Research Award (EIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 29, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $320,000 for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 2, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Confidential Letters of Recommendation: October 6, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Application: October 3, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Research Award (EHDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 29, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $250,000 for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Application: October 3, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 29, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $1M for total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): June 23, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Application: October 3, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $800,000 in direct costs ($1,000,000 in direct costs if requesting the Qualified Collaborator Option).
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 30, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 21, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Early Investigator Research Award (EIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $200,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 30, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 21, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET

Confidential Letters of Recommendation:
July 26, 2022 5:00 p.m. ET

Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award (EHDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $100,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 30, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 21, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
New Investigator Award (NIA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $450,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 30, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 21, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Synergistic Idea Award (SIA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,000,000 in direct costs.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 30, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 21, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $525,000 in direct costs.
  • The maximum allowable funding for applications including either the Optional Qualified Collaborator or the NF-OSI Option is $575,000 in direct costs.
  • The maximum allowable funding for applications including both the Optional Qualified Collaborator Option and the NF-OSI Option is $625,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 30, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 21, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET

FY22 Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 29, 2022
  • Maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1.5M for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.

Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 22, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
August 5, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Pancreatic Cancer Research Program (PCARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 26, 2022 Established Single PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Early-Career Investigator Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $650,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 8, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 6, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Translational Research Partnership Award (TRPA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 26, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 8, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
October 6, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program (PRARP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Accelerating Diagnostics Research Award (ADRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 22, 2022
  • Funding limit is $2,500,000 in total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 17, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 25, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 22, 2022
  • Funding limit is $750,000 in total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 17, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 25, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Translational Research Award (TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 22, 2022
  • Funding limit is $1,200,000 in total costs.
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
June 17, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 25, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Behavioral Health Science Award (BHSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 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 (Letter of Intent): July 12, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: August 2, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Career Development Award (CDA) – Fellow Option Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $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 3 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 12, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: August 2, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Career Development Award (CDA) – Virtual Cancer Center Scholar Option Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • Maximum funding for the entire period of performance is $800,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 12, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: August 2, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Translational Team Science Award (TTSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,500,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): July 12, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: August 2, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Convergent Science Cancer Consortium Development Award (CSCCDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2,500,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): August 17, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: September 7, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Idea Award (IA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $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 2 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 25, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Invitation to Submit: July 11, 2022

Application: September 7, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Impact Award (IPA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 25, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Invitation to Submit: July 11, 2022

Application: September 7, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Applied Research Award (ARA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 8, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $725,000 for total 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):
June 16, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
September 13, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 8, 2022 Research Level 1:
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $2.5 million (M) for total costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4

Research Level 2:

  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $3.0M for total 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):
June 16, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
September 13, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Clinical Translational Research Award (CTRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 8, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1.5M for total 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):
June 16, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
September 13, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Exploration – Hypothesis Development Award (EHDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $100,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application
(Letter of Intent [LOI]):
June 2, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
June 23, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Early Investigator Research Award (EIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $300,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (LOI):
July 7, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 28, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

Letters of Recommendation:
August 2, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Physician Research Award (PRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $750,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (LOI):
July 7, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 28, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

Letters of Recommendation:
August 2, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Translational Science Award (TSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $900,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (LOI):
August 4, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
August 25, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Health Disparity Research Award (HDRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $900,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (LOI):
August 4, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
August 25, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $900,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (LOI):
July 7, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
July 28, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Data Science Award (DSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 5, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (LOI):
August 4, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
August 25, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Rare Cancers Research Program (RCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Concept Award (CA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 21, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $100,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 1 year.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
July 18, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
August 29, 2022
11:59 p.m. ET
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 21, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $350,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
June 22, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
September 30, 2022
11:59 p.m. ET
Resource and Community Development Award (RCDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 21, 2022
  • Maximum funding of $600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
June 22, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
September 30, 2022
11:59 p.m. ET

FY22 Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 28, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $3 million (M) for direct costs.
  • Early-Career Partnering PI Option: Maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $3.1M for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 23, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
September 2, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Translational Research Award (TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 28, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1.25M for direct costs.
  • Early-Career Partnering PI Option: Maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1.35M for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 23, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
September 2, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 28, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 for direct costs.
  • Early-Career Partnering PI Option: Maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $600,000 for direct costs.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 23, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application:
September 2, 2022 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

FY22 Tick-Borne Disease Research Program (TBDRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022 IDA:
  • Maximum funding of $500K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
IDA – Career Development Option:
  • Maximum funding of $300K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 26, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
August 25, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Therapeutic/Diagnostic Research Award (TDRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
April 11, 2022 TDRA:
  • Maximum funding of $825K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
TDRA – Career Development Option:
  • Maximum funding of $495K for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • Maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
May 26, 2022 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.

Application:
August 25, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET

FY22 Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Exploration Hypothesis Development Award (EHDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $150,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance With the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): June 30, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
July 28, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Idea Development Award (IDA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $500,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): June 30, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
July 28, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
Clinical Translational Research Award (CTRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
March 31, 2022
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 in direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution's negotiated rate agreement.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): June 30, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET)

Application:
July 28, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET

FY22 Vision Research Program (VRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 12, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,600,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 15, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: November 9, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Focused Translational Team Science Award (FTTSA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 12, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $4,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 15, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: November 9, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 12, 2022 Funding Level 1:
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $260,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is years.

Funding Level 2:

  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 15, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: November 9, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Translational Research Award (TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
May 12, 2022
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1,000,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
July 15, 2022
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Application: November 9, 2022
11:59 p.m. Eastern Time