DoD recently released Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP)Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)Epilepsy Research Program (ERP), and Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) funding opportunities for the Department of Defense (DOD) programs managed by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). CDMRP understands that applicants remain impacted by COVID-19. Submission deadlines for pre-applications and full applications will incorporate the maximum time that is feasible for each FY23 program. Thank you for your efforts during this challenging time.

FY23 Funding Opportunities released:

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program

  • Pilot Clinical Trial Award       
  • Therapeutic Development Award      
  • Clinical Biomarker Development Award        
  • Therapeutic Idea Award

Breast Cancer Research Program  

  • Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award 
  • **NEW for FY23** Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Development Award
  • Clinical Research Extension Award
  • Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2
  • Breakthrough Award Level 3
  • Breakthrough Award Level 4
  • Era of Hope Scholar Award
  • Innovator Award

Epilepsy Research Program

  • **NEW for FY23** Leveraging Research Award
  • Virtual Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Research Center (P-TERC) – Faculty Award 
  • Idea Development Award
  • Research Partnership Award 

Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program

  • Clinical Trial Award
  • Discovery Award
  • Focused Program Award
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Award
  • Lifestyle and Behavioral Health Interventions Research Award
  • Technology/Therapeutic Development Award

A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) at prior to the pre-application deadline. All applications must conform to the final Funding Opportunities/Program Announcements and General Application Instructions which can be found on the website (  A listing of all CDMRP and other USAMRDC extramural funding opportunities can be obtained on the website by performing a basic search using Assistance Listing (formerly CFDA) Number 12.420. 

For email notification when CDMRP funding opportunities are released, subscribe to program-specific news and updates under “Email Subscriptions” on the eBRAP homepage at For more information about the CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website ( For more information on types of funding opportunities offered and application strategies review the CDMRP Webinar Series: