DoD Funds Autism Research, Advances

Dod logoAgency: Army Dept. (Defense Dept.); Program: DoD Autism Idea Development Award (CFDA Number: 12.420) (Funding Opportunity Number: W81XWH-16-ARP-IDA); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $7.5 million for six awards; Deadline: Sept. 29.

Summary: The program supports research that could lead to critical discoveries or major advancements to improve outcomes for individuals with autism. These funds go for high-risk, high-reward research.

Info: Help Desk, 301/682-5507; e-mail,; (NOFA).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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