Funding Opportunities


We partner with companies and teams offering solutions to a broad range of national health security threats. DRIVe partnering approaches vary depending on the project. DRIVe has two main solicitations, our EZ-BAA for awards under $750K and our BAA Special Instructions for larger projects.

Step 1. Find Funding Opportunity

Check the open funding opportunities below, and if your organization aligns with an opportunity, send an inquiry email with a brief description of your technology to the applicable email address. A call will be scheduled to discuss alignment if appropriate.

Amendments + Special Instructions

Funding Opportunity Closing Date for Abstract Submissions
#8, #9 and #14 12:00pm ET on 03 February 2023

Step 2. Submit Abstract

  • Review the solicitation on
  • Review the full instructions document for creating an account and preparing your abstract. Please note: the account request process may take up to one week for approval and access.
  • Make sure your abstract conforms to requirements outlined in the instructions document
      • Clearly describe what is being proposed and what difference it would make in the field (qualitatively and quantitatively).
      • Please limit project to no more than 3-4 main tasks/deliverables.
      • In preparing the Rough Order of Magnitude Section: please use the EZ-BAA ROM template.
      • Briefly describe the employee, position/labor category, level of effort, and functions being performed.
      • Briefly describe the materials, supplies, and equipment and how it will be used.
      • Briefly describe the purpose of the proposed travel, destinations, and number of travelers.
      • For Subcontractors: Please provide narrative description of how Subcontractors were selected and deemed reasonable.
      • Include Other Direct Costs if necessary.
      • For Total Proposed Cost: Abstracts exceeding $750,000 will be considered non-conforming and will not be reviewed.
      • Clearly indicate and describe the proposed Respondent cost-share, which may consist of cash and/or in-kind contributions.
      • The abstract must be no more than 12,5000 characters (approximately 2,000 words) for the Technical Section, and must also include a Rough Order of Magnitude, or ROM, for estimated costs.

Step 3. Start Application Process

  • Select "Start Application Process" below to create an account on the BARDA Digital Resources (BDR), Portal.