Released: February 26, 2007

Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2007

The Fiscal Year 2007 (FY07) Defense Appropriations Act provides $127.5 million to the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) to support innovative research to eradicate breast cancer. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

FY07 BCRP Program Announcements for proposals in the following mechanisms are expected to be released in mid to late March 2007:

  • Era of Hope Postdoctoral Awards
  • Era of Hope Scholar Awards
  • HBCU/MI* Partnership Training Awards
  • Idea Awards
  • Impact Awards (New Award Mechanism)
  • Innovator Awards
  • Multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Awards
  • Predoctoral Traineeship Awards
  • Synergistic Idea Awards

Detailed descriptions of each of these mechanisms, evaluation criteria, submission requirements, and deadlines may be obtained in the FY07 BCRP Program Announcements. Each Program Announcement will be available electronically for downloading from the website ( and the CDMRP website ( upon its release in March 2007.

Requests for e-mail notification of the Program Announcement release may be sent to For more information about the BCRP or other CDMRP-sponsored programs, please visit the CDMRP website.

Beginning this year, full proposals requesting funding from the CDMRP will be submitted through the Federal Government's single entry portal,, in compliance with Public Law 106-107. Individual Program Announcements and required forms will also be found on this website. A Pre-Application will be required of all proposals, to be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website,

Points of Contact:

*Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions