The summary for the 2007 NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program (DP1) Federal Grant is detailed below.
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-Purpose. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is engaged in a series of initiatives, collectively known as the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research (http://nihroadmap.nih.gov), which promote clinical and translational investigation and aim to improve health and prevent disease. The NIH Director s Pioneer Award Program, is a High-Risk Research initiative of Research Teams of the Future. The term pioneering is used to describe highly innovative approaches that have the potential to produce an unusually high impact, and the term award is used to mean a grant for conducting research, rather than a reward for past achievements. -Mechanism of Support. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will utilize the DP1 grant mechanism. -Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. Approximately five to ten awards of $500,000 in direct costs are anticipated for a total of up to $5 million per year for five years.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Special district governments City or township governments State governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) For profit organizations other than small businesses Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) County governments Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Private institutions of higher education Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities Small businesses Independent school districts Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Foreign institutions are eligible to apply. Eligible agencies of the Federal Government can apply. Faith-based or community-based organizations can apply.