Awards to intramural organizations are executed via a Military Interdepartmental Purchase. Request (MIPR) or a Funding Authorization Document (FAD) for the site to administer the research funding. Intramural funds are subject to fiscal year limitations and must be obligated against procurement instruments, such as contracts, and prior to their expiration. Metis has approved mechanisms to receive these obligations, including a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the Natick Contracting Division. Metis can also provide a detailed cost estimate and technical proposal upon receipt of a Request for Proposal (RFP) outlining service requirements.