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Research Management Group (RMG)

Cancer Funding Funding Opportunities



Index of cancer-related funding opportunities


 

 

 




INternal stanford funding opportunities and training programs

 

Internal Stanford Funding Opportunities
Webpage >>

 

 

 

Liimted submission program

 

 


St. Baldrick's Foundation-Pediatric Cancer
2020 Fellowship Award
Limited award-only ONE applicant is permitted.
This award is for two years of fellowship training, with a possible additional year of funding based upon the demonstration of need and significant accomplishment. (See eligibility below for details.) 
These awards are granted for 3rd and 4th or 4th and 5th years of pediatric oncology research, with an opportunity for one (1) additional year of funding based upon need, significant accomplishment, and approved application.
See the webpage for criteria.
Internal Cancer Institute deadline: June 18, 2019, 5 p.m.
Internal submission guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/stbaldricks_fellowship.html

 

 

 

Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research
Medical Research Grants
Limited- to 2 applicants: Stanford has been invited to submit one application per category:
-One Mainstream/Conventional research project
-One Integrative Medicine research project (see detailed information on the webpage below)
Eligibility: Stanford assistant professors and associate professors with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, and NTLR appointments) whose cutting-edge, creative scientific proposals have the greatest potential of broadening our understanding of, and treatment for, blood cancers. Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation funds cutting-edge research in the fields of leukemia, lymphoma, and related cancers of the blood. See detailed eligibility criteria on the webpage below.

Internal Stanford Cancer Institute deadline: June 21, 2019, 5 p.m.
Internal Submission Guidelines:
https://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/gabrielle_angel_fdn.html

 

 

Curing Kids Cancer
Innovation Research Award

Limited to 2 applicants
Amount of funding: Two types of one-year grants will be awarded:
Collaborative: One multi-institutional collaborative grant award of $300,000.
Individual: Two individual grant awards of $150,000 each.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waive).
Purpose: The goal of these grants is to overcome barriers to clinical application of new treatment approaches for childhood cancer. A priority is to fund projects that have already shown great promise, but that have a specific funding need to move forward. Applications to fund correlative studies associated with clinical trials in the focus areas will be considered.
Research Focus Areas (required): Cancer immunotherapy/Targeted therapy; High-grade brain tumor; Therapeutic targeting through genomics/epigenetics.
Internal Stanford Cancer Institute deadline: July 22, 2019, 3 p.m.
Internal Submission Guidelines:
https://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/curing_kids_cancer.html

 

 

 

Foundation and association-upcoming RFPs

 

 

 

American Association for cancer research (AACR)

 

 

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
MPM Oncology Charitable Foundation Transformative Cancer Research Grants
Amount of funding:  $400,000 over 2 years
Purpose: funding initiative to stimulate “high-risk, high-reward” research from early- to mid-career investigators. This novel grant mechanism is intended to promote and support creative, paradigm-shifting cancer research that might not be funded through conventional channels.
Eligibility: 
Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained through their RPM at least one week prior to the LOI deadline). Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. At the start of the grant term on November 1, 2019, applicants must hold an appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor. If eligibility is based on a future position, the position must be confirmed at the time of submission, and CANNOT be contingent upon receiving this grant. Applicants should be AACR members. No citizenship requirement.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline: May 10, 2019
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: July 26, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Aug. 2, 2019
Guidelines:
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=90

 

 

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
AACR-Cancer Research UK Transatlantic Fellowships
Amount of funding:
U.S. to U.K. Successful applicants will receive $400,000 in total over 4 years
U.K. to U.S. Successful applicants will receive £300,000 in total over 4 years
Administering Institutions: This will be the institution in the home country of the applicant (either the U.S. or the U.K.), that will be managing the financial aspects of the award for the duration of the fellowship.
Administering Institutions: This will be the institution in the home country of the applicant (either the U.S. or the U.K.), that will be managing the financial aspects of the award for the duration of the fellowship.
Purpose: The AACR-Cancer Research UK Transatlantic Fellowship is a four-year postdoctoral fellowship programme to support promising early stage postdoctoral researchers to pursue their projects both in the U.K. and the U.S. Funds provided through this mechanism will allow fellows to embark on research projects conducted at the best research environments in either the U.K. or the U.S. and will present a unique opportunity to forge international collaborations that will help these early career investigators to establish their independent research careers.
Eligibility: Please see the guidelines for eligibility.
The Research Sponsor at the host institution is expected to be a recognized figure in the cancer field. No citizenship restriction.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  July 25, 2019
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 2, 2019
Full proposal deadline (by invitation only) deadline:  Oct. 9, 2019
Guidelines:
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=91

 

 

 

 



American Cancer Society- 2019




The following ACS RFPs are also posted on the ACS proposal central webpage >>
ACS introductory webpage >>

Citizenship: applicants for Clinician Scientist Development Grant and Postdoctoral Fellowships must at the time of application be United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There are no U.S. citizenship requirements for all other grants. 

 





American Cancer Society (ACS)
Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)
Understanding and Managing Metastasis in Melanoma
Letter of intent required deadline was  Jan. 16, 2019 via proposal central
Guidelines


American Cancer Society 
Research Professor Grant
$80K/yr direct costs for 5 years (2 to be awarded) 
Eligibility: mid-career faculty with PI eligibility who have made seminal contributions that have changed the direction of basic cancer research. 
No citizenship requirement (see page 8 in the guidelines) 
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Feb. 1, 2019* via proposal central
*you do not have to submit your LOI through your RPM.
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 via proposal central
Guidelines >>

 

 

American Cancer Society
Mission Boost Grant
Primary Mission Boost 
– A maximum $100,000 Direct plus 20% Indirect costs per year may be requested for up to 2 years (Total: $240,000).
Secondary Mission Boost – A maximum of $300,000 Direct plus 20% Indirect costs (Total: $360,000) may be requested for up to 18 months.
Mission Boost Grants (MBG) are opportunities for ACS grantees to seek additional, or “boost,” resources for innovative, high-risk/high-reward projects.
MBGs offer 2 stages of funding: The Primary Boost, the Secondary Boost.  See the RFP for amount of funding.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who:
-have held or currently hold one of these grants (or previous versions of such awards): Research Scholarship Grant (RSG), Mentored Research Scholar Grant (MRSG), Cancer Control Career Development Awards (CCCDA), or Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care (PEP) award.
-have held one of the above ACS grants for a minimum of 1 year. 
Note: For current ACS grantees, we recommend delaying submission of letter of intent (LOI) until the last year of the grant since part of the LOI review may include consideration of discoveries made under ACS support.
-and who are currently independent, full-time faculty at a not-for-profit, US-based research institution that has facilities and support to enable preclinical and clinical studies.
Not eligible: people who have had only grants for ACS Postdoctoral Fellows or ACS Professors, without also having one of the grant types listed above.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  March 1, 2019  via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG*) deadline: July 8, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  July 15, 2019  via proposal central
Guidelines >>
https://www.cancer.org/research/we-fund-cancer-research/apply-research-grant/grant-types/mission-boost-grants.html



ACS Institutional grants (not individual awards)

 

American Cancer Society
Institutional Research Grant (IRG)

Institutional Research Grants (not individual awards) are block grants averaging $120,000 per year for 3 years given to institutions as "seed money" for the initiation of projects by promising junior investigators.  These grants are renewable.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility.  (Dr. Steve Artandi, the Director of the Stanford Cancer Institute will designate the PI)
See pages 22-24 in the RFP for additional information
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
https://www.cancer.org/research/we-fund-cancer-research/apply-research-grant/grant-types/institutional-research-grants.html
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>



American Cancer Society
Physician Training Award in Cancer Prevention

A two-year institutional training program (not an individual award) to support physician training in accredited preventive medicine residency programs that provide cancer prevention and control research and practice opportunities. Awards are made for 4 years in the total amount of $300,000 based on an average of $50,000 per resident training year. 
Eligibility:   faculty with PI eligibility (Dr. Steve Artandi, the Director of the Stanford Cancer Institute will designate the PI)
See pages 21-25 in the RFP for additional information
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

 

 

ACS Individual Research Grants

 

American Cancer Society
Clinician Scientist Development Grant
Awards range from 3 to 5 years, for a maximum $135,000 Direct costs, plus 8% allowable indirect costs per year. The mentor(s) receive a maximum of $10,000 per year (regardless of the number of mentors). That amount is included in the $135,000
This RFP fosters the development of clinicians to clinician scientists. Clinician scientists are investigators licensed to provide patient care and trained to conduct research. They pursue research questions across the cancer research continuum of relevance to improving health.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) and within the first 6 years of their initial faculty appointment. (See pages 21- 25 the RFP for additional criteria and other funding restrictions)
**Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
Citizenship: applicants for Clinician Scientist Development Grant and Postdoctoral Fellowships must at the time of application be United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There are no U.S. citizenship requirements for all other grants. (See page 8 in the RFP.)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019 and Oct. 8, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 and Oct. 15, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

American Cancer Society 
Pilot and Exploratory Projects in the Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and their Families
$60K direct costs per year plus 20% indirect costs for up to 2 years
Supports investigators performing pilot and exploratory research studies that test interventions, develop research methodologies, and explore novel areas of research in palliative care of cancer patients and their families. See the webpage for the 3 focus areas.
(See pages 21-23 for additional information.)
Eligibility:  independent investigators-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) with M.D. or PhD. degrees at any level may apply. Applicants must have a full-time faculty position.
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
(Submit via the Pilot and Exploratory grant mechanism)
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019 and Oct. 8, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 and Oct. 15, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

Research Scholar Grants (3 types)

 

American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grants 
RSG in Basic, Pre-clinical Clinical, Epidemiology, Psychosocial and Behavioral Research and Research in Palliative Care and Symptom Management 
(see the RSG chart on pages 21-22 and the overview on pages 21-26 of the guidelines)
Amount of funding: $165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs. 
Eligibility: Assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved PI waiver) who are independent investigators within the first 6 years of independent career, within a total of 12 years from the awarding of the terminal degree, and with no more than 1 current R01[-like] grant. Eligibility is extended to 8 years for clinician scientists who remain active in clinical care.
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019 and Oct. 8, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 and Oct. 15, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Cancer Control: Health Policy and Health Services Research 
(see the RSG chart on pages 21-22 and the overview on pages 21-26 of the guidelines)
Amount of funding: $165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs. 
Eligibility:   Independent* investigators at any stage of their career with any level of funding-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019 and Oct. 8, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 and Oct. 15, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in the Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to Care and Performance in Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services
(see the RSG chart on pages 21-22 and the overview on pages 21-26 of the guidelines)
Amount of funding for insurance studies: up to $200K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 5 yrs. 
Eligibility:   Independent* investigators at any stage of their career with any level of funding-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019 and Oct. 8, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 and Oct. 15, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines>>

 

 

American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Priority Program of Cancer Control: Health Disparities Research
(see the RSG chart on pages 21-22 and the overview on pages 21-26 of the guidelines)
Amount of funding: $165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs: Exception: $400K per year for up to 5 years-- only if study is population based and focused on achieving health equity  (see description below the chart on page 23)
Eligibility:  Independent* investigators at any stage of their career with any level of prior funding.  Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments.
No citizenship restriction (see page 8 in the guidelines)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019 and Oct. 8, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 and Oct. 15, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

Postdoctoral fellowship

 

American Cancer Society
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Individuals may apply for one, two- or three-year fellowships.
Awards may be for up to three years with progressive stipends of $48,000, $50,000, and $52,000 per year, plus a $4,000 per year fellowship allowance.
Eligibility*:  individuals who have held a Ph.D. or M.D. for more than 4 years at the time of the application are generally not eligible for a Fellowship (see the RFP).  See the exceptions re: exempt training and leave of absence.
Citizenship requirement:  applicants for Postdoctoral Fellowships and the Clinician Scientist Development Grant must at the time of application be United States citizens or permanent residents of the United States. There are no U.S. citizenship requirements for all other grants.
Institutional representative (RMG Fellowship Office*) deadline: March 25, 2019 and Oct. 8, 2019
Full proposal: April 1, 2019 and Oct. 15, 2019 via proposal central
Guidelines >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
*Institutional representative: RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 



ACS Clinical Research Professor Grant-to be updated with 2019 deadline

 

American Cancer Society
Clinical Research Professor
$80K /yr. for 5 yrs ($400,000 total) - this may be renewed once)
Eligibility:  Applicants who have held the rank of full professor (with PI eligibility) for more than 15 years 
and who have made seminal contributions in the area of cancer control that have changed the direction of clinical, psychosocial, behavioral, health policy or epidemiological cancer research.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Aug. 1 TBA via proposal central
If invited to submit full proposal alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Oct. 15 TBA via proposal central
Guidelines >>
2019 RFP TBA
Institutional representative: you do not need to submit your LOI through your RPM for their approval, you can submit it directly to proposal central.


ACS International Program

American Cancer Society
Audrey Meyer Mars International Fellowships in Clinical Oncology
Amount of funding:  up to US $65,000 for one year.
See page 3-4 of the RFP for applicant eligibility.
This program is limited to non-US citizens and provides support for one year of advanced training in clinical oncology at participating US cancer centers to qualified physicians and surgeons from other countries, particularly countries where advanced training is not readily available.
Note: Sponsoring institutions must submit the AMM application to the American Cancer Society on behalf of the accepted candidate.
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 15 TBA via proposal central
Overview webpage >>

 

 

 


American Institute for Cancer Research

 

 

American Institute for Cancer Research
Investigator-initiated Research Grants
Amount of funding:  a maximum of $150,000 direct costs plus 10% indirect costs over a 2 yr period
A limited number of 3-year term grants (maximum of $225,000 indirects plus 10% indirects) may be offered.
To fund research on cancer prevention, treatment and survival related to diet, nutrition, body composition and physical activity. See the guidelines for details.
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic staff-research are not eligible because this is not a mentored career development grant.
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Jan. 25, 2019 via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  May 3, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  May 10, 2019 via proposal central
Sponsor webpage:
http://www.aicr.org/research/grant/research_funded_grant_programs.html
PDF file of the guidelines:
http://www.aicr.org/research/grant/aicr-2019-grant-application.pdf

 

 

 

California Breast cancer research program

 

 

Dates and deadlines-updated- overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the 2018-2019 Call for Applications >>

Note: the Translational Awards will not be offered for the 2018-2019 cycle.

 

 

California Breast Cancer Research Program
Global Challenge to Prevent Breast Cancer (PRIZE)
Two $5,000 grant prizes will be awarded: (1) one grand prize will be reserved for the most compelling idea presented by an advocate, patient, consumer, activist, layperson, or anyone else who is not a researcher or scientist. (2) Another grand prize will go to the strongest idea presented by a researcher. The most promising ideas will frame CBCRP's future funding strategy and will be further developed in California with $15 million in grant funding from the program.
Institutional representatives (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR): not applicable because this is a prize and not a sponsored project.
Sponsor deadline-extended to:  January
Download a PDF file of the announcement: http://cbcrp.org/files/global-challenge-prize-announcement.pdf
https://topreventbreastcancer.ideascale.com/
Awards:  https://topreventbreastcancer.ideascale.com/a/pages/awards
FAQs: https://topreventbreastcancer.ideascale.com/a/pages/faq
How to apply webpage>>

 

 

California Breast Cancer Research Program
Community Research Collaboration (CRC) Awards
CRC Pilot (up to $150K direct costs for 18 months)
CRC Full  (up to $600K direct costs for 3 years)
Eligibility: Co-PI: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility in collaboration with a Co-PI from a Community Organization
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Feb.
Full proposals deadline:  March  via proposal central
CRC Award webpage:
http://cbcrp.org/funding-opportunities/crc/index.html

 

 

 

 

Brain cancer

 

 

 

Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
Brain Tumor Research Grants
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE Faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction 
Award funding is based on size, impact and complexity of projects. All grants are awarded with the understanding of 0 percent overhead. Funding can be awarded over one, two, or three years. 
The grant cycle is an ongoing process throughout the year. Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit a letter of intent. 
If invited to submit a full proposal-please alert your RPM asap.
http://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/

 

 

The Sontag Foundation (brain tumors/brain cancer research)
Distinguished Investigator Award
$600,000 total award ($150K/yr x 4 yrs)
Stanford eligibility clarification: assistant professors in their first full-time faculty appointment (must be UTL faculty appointment. Per the sponsor's guidelines, if the institution grants tenure, the appointment must be tenure-track.) 
Applicant's initial faculty appointment must have been made no earlier than March 1, 2014. Applicant's career track and proposed research should demonstrate potential to generate new knowledge relating to causes, cure or treatment of primary brain tumors/brain cancer.
No citizenship requirement 
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March
Deadline: March
http://www.sontagfoundation.org/Display.aspx?id=38

 

 

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) 
Pediatric Brain Tumor Awards Research Grant 
up to $30K/yr for up to 2 yrs (up to 2 to be award)
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). No citizenship requirement but research must be done in a US institution
Timeline:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March
Full proposal deadline: March
https://ictr.research.bcm.edu/R5T80IF3WH2/CBTF/Default.aspx 

 

The Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) 
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Award
up to $40K for 1 yr (one award to be made)
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship requirement but research must be done in a US institution
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March
Full proposal deadline: March
https://ictr.research.bcm.edu/R5T80IF3WH2/CBTF/Default.aspx 

 

Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
Brain Tumor Research Grants
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE Faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction 
Award funding is based on size, impact and complexity of projects. All grants are awarded with the understanding of 0 percent overhead. Funding can be awarded over one, two, or three years. 
The grant cycle is an ongoing process throughout the year. Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit a letter of intent. 
If invited to submit a full proposal-please alert your RPM asap.
http://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/

 

A Kid’s Brain Tumor Cure
Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
Brain Tumor Research Grants
Amount of funding:  award funding is based on size, impact, and complexity of the project.  Term: over 1, 2 or 3 year period.
Basic and translational projects that can advance the understanding of the underlying biology of the development and treatment of PLGA tumors will be considered.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE Faculty (with an approved PI waiver obtained at least 1 week prior to the LOI submission).   Investigators in their early years of their careers are encouraged to apply. No citizenship restriction 
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, and academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty positions.
Letters of intent: The grant cycle is an ongoing process throughout the year. Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit a letter of intent. 
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap 
Submit your completed/fully approved PDRF form and application materials to your institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) prior to submission to the sponsor.
http://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/ 

 

Solving Kids Cancer
Therapeutic Development Initiative (TDI) 
Project Grant Awards
$50,000-$600,000
The goals are to provide applicants an opportunity to propose novel agents for neuroblastoma, pediatric brain tumors and/or sarcomas clinical study that would be difficult to support through other funding mechanisms. 
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE Faculty (with an approved PI waiver obtained prior to the “clinical letter of intent")
No citizenship restriction 
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, and academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty positions.
Clinical Idea of Intent accepted throughout the year.
If invited to submit a full proposal: 
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Guidelines:
http://www.solvingkidscancer.org/researchandgrants/instructions

 

 

American Brain Tumor Association
ABTA Research Collaboration Grant
$200K over 2 years
For multi-investigator and multi-institutional brain tumor collaborative research projects.
Research projects must be conducted by a team of at least two co-principal investigators (Co-PI’s) from different institutions. The research project should be multidisciplinary, incorporating multiple components such as basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological research. We seek projects focused on all brain tumor types, benign or malignant, primary or secondary (metastatic). 
Eligibility: lead PI must have held a full-time faculty appt. for no more than 10 years (i.e., cannot have had a full-time faculty appt. before Aug. 15, 2009). No citizenship requirement.
Co-PIs: full-time faculty with PI eligibility in another institution)
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March
Full proposal deadline:   March  via proposal central
https://www.abta.org/research/for-researchers/

 

 

American Brain Tumor Association
Discovery Grant
$50K for 1 yr
For high risk, high impact research with the potential to change current diagnostic or treatment models. We seek projects focused on all brain tumor types, benign or malignant, primary or secondary (metastatic). 
Eligibility: lead PI must have held a full-time faculty appt. (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved PI waiver) for no more than 10 years (i.e., cannot have had a full-time faculty appt. before Aug. 15, 2009).
Note: a lead mentor is required if the PI is an assist. prof. with PI eligibility or a CE assist. prof. (with an approved PI waiver) who are within the first 5 years of their first faculty appointment.
No citizenship requirement.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov.   via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March
Full proposal deadline:   March  via proposal central
https://www.abta.org/research/for-researchers/

 

 


IRONMATT Matthew Larson Foundation for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research
Grant

$75K direct costs for 1 yr
To fund translational and clinical projects in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research
Eligibility:  Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver). 
Investigators at higher ranks are excluded.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov.
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  5-working days prior to the sponsor’s deadline
Full proposal (by invitation only): TBA
https://www.ironmatt.org/research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breast cancer

 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research
$150K over 2 yrs
Stanford eligibility clarification: is limited to junior faculty* [faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)] who, at the start of the grant term, will have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past 11 years (degree cannot be conferred before date-see the RFP). No citizenship requirement.  AACR membership is required.
*Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those to be faculty-level or independent positions.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=60

 

 

Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
$40K for 1-3 years
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
On a rolling basis, we are accepting applications for pilot projects that focus on new methods to improve detection of early breast cancer and are especially interested in the development of new techniques in the areas of biological or immunologic methods of early detection
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  5-working days prior
Deadline:  Dec.
http://www.earlier.org/prospective

 

 

 

 

 

Childhood cancer

 

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer RFPs

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
"A" Award 
Amount of funding: $200K per year for 4 years (with the possibility of a 5th year of funding)
Purpose: for early career independent scientist who wants to establish a career in pediatric oncology research;
Eligibility:  Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). Applicants must be within the first 5 years of their first assistant professor faculty appointment.
No citizenship restriction.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty level.
Timeline:
SoM PIs please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  May 13, 2019
Full proposal deadline is:   May 20, 2019 
Overview webpage:
https://www.alexslemonade.org/grants/guidelines
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 


Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer

Reach Award
Amount of funding: $125K total costs per year for up to 2 yrs ($250K total)
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) with a demonstrated track record of pediatric cancer research with experience in translational research. Multiple investigator  applications that bring together pairs or teams of researchers with complementary expertise are encouraged.
No citizenship restriction.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty level.
Timeline:
SoM PIs please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  May 13, 2019
Full proposal deadline is:   May 20, 2019 
Overview webpage:
https://www.alexslemonade.org/grants/guidelines
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

Children’s Cancer Research Fund
Emerging Scientist Award
Amount of funding:  $100,000 for 1 year
Purpose: Emerging Scientist Award is designed to develop the independent research of highly qualified individuals still early in their careers.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Applicants must be within the first 7 years of their initial independent full faculty appointment at the time the award begins.
Applicants holding or awarded R01s or similar awards from national granting bodies at the time of the LOI are not eligible to apply. Applicants cannot hold a NIH K-award at the time that they apply (institutional K12 funding is allowable).
Applicants need not be American citizens; however, they must have a paid appointment at an academic, medical, or research university within the United States.
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty level positions.
No citizenship restriction.
Timeline: 
SoM PIs:  submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  May 23, 2019
Full proposal:  May 30, 2019  via proposal central
Guidelines
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

 

Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer
2019 Psychosocial Grant
Launch Grant
Amount of funding: 
up to $50,000 per year x 2 years
Purpose: early career researchers within seven years of receiving their terminal degree/completing formal training. Funding will support studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are important components of a successful application.
Eligibility:  Instructors, Clinical InstructorsAcademic staff-research with an approved routine Career Development PI waiver request submitted through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission)
And Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks prior to the sponsor’s deadline)
Applicants should be within 7 years of receiving their terminal degree/completion of formal training. (It’s determined on a calendar year basis and not the specific month/day. See the LOI guidelines* for other eligibility criteria and other funding restrictions.
No citizenship requirement but research must be done in institutions in Canada or the U.S.
Timeline: 
Letter of intent (required) deadline: June 17, 2019
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Best practice-SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Sept. 30, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Oct. 7, 2019
ALSF Program overview webpage >>
*Download a PDF file of the Launch Grant LOI guidelines

 

Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer
2019 Psychosocial Grant
Family Impact Grant
Amount of funding: 
$100,000 per year over 3 years (maximum of $300,000)
Purpose:  for established investigators. Funding will support studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer. This grant is designed to fund researchers who have novel approaches to understanding the psychosocial aspects of pediatric cancer and whose proposals will have clinically significant impact
Eligibility:  established faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission)
No citizenship requirement but research must be done in institutions in Canada or the U.S.
Timeline: 
Letter of intent (required) deadline: June 17, 2019
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Best practice-SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Sept. 30, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Oct. 7, 2019
ALSF Program overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the Family Impact Grant LOI guidelines

 

 

Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer
2019 RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grant Program
Amount of funding: 
$60,000 per year over 3 years (maximum of $180,000)
Purpose:  A research and advocacy venture committed to funding world-class, innovative and cross-disciplinary cancer research to develop a cure for RUNX1-FPD, a familial platelet disorder (FPD) with a predisposition to blood cancer. The program also aims to support, inform, educate and connect patients and healthcare providers in the RUNX1 community. This award aims to promote the establishment of a new generation of translational and clinical researchers interested in tackling inherited hematologic malignancy predisposition disorders with a focus on RUNX1-familial platelet disorder.
Eligibility:  Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D. or dual M.D., Ph.D. (D.O., MBBS or equivalent) and be within 5 years of their first faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor or equivalent. 
Associate and Full Professors are ineligible. 
Not eligible: Stanford Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty level positions.
No citizenship requirement, but research must be done in institutions in Canada or the U.S.
Timeline: 
Best practice-SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA one month before the sponsor’s deadline
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: June 20, 2019, Sept. 19, 2019, Dec. 18, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  June 27, 2019, September 26, 2019; December 26, 2019
ALSF Program overview webpage >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines here.

 

 

Future announcements:

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Innovation Grants

Up to $125K direct costs per year for 2 year
Innovation Grants are designed as seed funding for researchers with a novel approach to pediatric oncology scientific investigation. 
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). Applicants must have a track record of publication and funding productivity in the last 5 years must demonstrate that the project can be accomplished by the investigator(s). 
No citizenship requirement but applications must be made from U.S. or Canadian institutions.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  April 1, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  April 8, 2019
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Young Investigator Award

$150K over 3 yrs
To support scientists during their fellowship training or early in their research careers. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and demonstration of a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. 
Eligibility: Instructors, Research Associates (academic staff-research), and Postdoctoral and Medical fellows are eligible.
Applicants from accredited clinical fellowship programs are automatically eligible for the duration of their training and during their first three years at the Instructor level. All other applicants must be within five years from the granting of the last doctoral degree. 
A research mentor(s) must be identified and have a track record in pediatric oncology. 
Assistant professors are not eligible for this RFP.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Dec.
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Epidemiology Grant

Up to $100,000 direct costs/yr for 2 yrs
Funding allows investigators to pursue research studies in human populations, using epidemiological approaches, in order to significantly contribute to the understanding of childhood cancers. Hypothesis-driven research may focus on risk factors, early detection, prevention, effectiveness and treatment outcomes. 
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction but applicants must be in a U.S. or Canadian not for profit institution.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Dec.
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

 



A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program-Rally Foundation

 

A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program-Rally Foundation
Consortium Grant

$100,000 per year for 1 to 2 yrs
3 or more institutions collaborating on a grant-supported research project
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. via proposal
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. 1 via proposal
https://rallyfoundation.org/research/become-a-rally-funded-researcher/

 

A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program--Rally Foundation
Independent Investigator

$50K for 1-2 yrs
Eligibility: Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are more than 5 years
post fellowship.
Young Investigator Grants
$50K for 1-2 yrs
Eligibility: Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) no more than 5 years post fellowship.
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. via proposal
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec.
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. via proposal
https://rallyfoundation.org/research/become-a-rally-funded-researcher/


A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program--Rally Foundation
Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellow Grant

$50K per year for 1-2 years
Eligibility: Clinical fellows in a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship and/or post-doctoral research fellows conducting pediatric cancer research.
No citizenship requirement.
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. via proposal
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec.
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. via proposal
https://rallyfoundation.org/research/become-a-rally-funded-researcher/

 

 

 

 


Other RFPs

 

The Pablove Foundation (childhood cancer)
Research Seed Grants

$50,000
To conduct innovative, cutting edge investigations, with preferences going toward less common childhood cancers. In addition, projects that focus on Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome (OMS) will be considered
Eligibility: Senior postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty [Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with a CE faculty PI waiver)] who hold M.D.s or Ph.D.s are eligible for this career development award.
In addition, established scientists-faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with a CE faculty PI waiver) who are re-directing their research are also eligible to apply for seed funding. Non-US Citizens and international institutions are eligible to apply.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Oct. via proposal central
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  March via proposal central
https://www.pablove.org/grants/apply-for-a-seed-grant/

 

 

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Young Investigator Award in Pediatric Oncology Drug Development
$75K per year for up to 3 years ($225K total)
Eligibility:  Instructors or Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility or CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver)
Applicants must be no more than 6 years beyond completion of post-doctoral training.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Jan.
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Feb. via proposal central
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>

 

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Acceleration Initiative Award in Pediatric Cancer
$500K-$1 million for up to 3 years  (1-3 to be awarded)
Eligibility: independent researchers- faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).  PI must commit 10% effort if requesting $500K or greater.  Collaborations are encouraged.
No citizenship restrictions.
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Jan.
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Feb. via proposal central
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>

 


Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
Brain Tumor Research Grants
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE Faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction 
Award funding is based on size, impact and complexity of projects. All grants are awarded with the understanding of 0 percent overhead. Funding can be awarded over one, two, or three years. 
The grant cycle is an ongoing process throughout the year. Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit a letter of intent. 
If invited to submit a full proposal-please alert your RPM asap.
http://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Stage 1 award will be for two years, $200,000 per year ($400,000 total) with the opportunity for up to two additional years of funding (up to four years total for $800,000).
The Innovation Award is specifically designed to provide funding to extraordinary early career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding.
Stanford eligibility clarification: only Assistant Professors with UTL and MCL appointments who are within the first 5 years of their initial Assistant Professor appointments are eligible (cutoff date: July 1, 2014).
Applicants (including non-U.S. citizens) must be conducting independent research at a U.S. research institution.
Timeline:
SoM PIs submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA at least a month prior to the sponsor’s deadline 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  June 24, 2019
Deadline:  July 1, 2019
Program overview and application guidelines

 

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
# applicants: Only one fellowship application will be accepted from a Mentor per review session; however, there is no limit to the number of applications from an institution.
Amount of funding: Year 1 - $100,000; Year 2 - $110,000; Year 3 - $120,000; Year 4 - $130,000 (Total $460,000)*
Debt repayment: Damon Runyon will also retire up to $100,000 of any qualifying medical school debt still owed by the awardee. (See the guidelines for details.)
Purpose/eligibility: physician-scientist (MDs only) who have completed their residencies and clinical training, and be U.S. Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date, and be able to devote at least 80% of their time and effort to Damon-Runyon-supported research. Postdoctoral, clinical fellows, Clinical Instructors, and Instructors (with M.D.’s only) are eligible to apply (see the guidelines for additional criteria).
The candidate may not have had more than three years of postdoctoral laboratory research experience. See the guidelines for other funding restrictions.
M.D./Ph.Ds
are not eligible to apply.
A
ssistant professors are not eligible for this announcement (there will be a separate RFP for assist. prof.)
Timeline:
SoM PIs-
must submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG*) deadline: 5-working days prior
Application deadline: Dec.
Program Overview:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist/forms
*Institutional representatives:  Research Process Manager in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage>>)

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility criteria
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadlines (RMG Fellowship Office): March 8, 2019 and Aug. 8, 2019
Deadlines: March 15, 2019 and Aug. 15, 2019
Eligibility guidelines:
http://www.damonrunyon.org/for_scientists/more/fellowship_award_overview
Fellowship application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/fellowship/forms
*Institutional representative: RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadline (RMG Fellowship Office) deadline: March 8, 2019
Deadline: March 15, 2019
Overview and eligibility guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn/forms
*Institutional representative: RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 

Desmoid tumors

 

 

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation
New Investigator

$30K/yr for a minimum of 1 year
For young investigators
Eligibility:  Instructor, Assistant and Associate Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. & Assoc. Prof. with an approved CE faculty PI waiver
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 25, 2019
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
https://dtrf.org/apply-for-a-grant/

 

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation
General request for proposals
$65K/yr for a minimum of 1 year
Eligibility:  Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 25, 2019
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
https://dtrf.org/apply-for-a-grant/

 

 

 

Gastroesophageal cancer

 

 

Degregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach
Amount of funding: $250,000 over 2 yrs
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Nov.
http://www.degregorio.org/wp/annual-degregorio-foundation-award/grant-application/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

 

American Gastroenterology Association
AGA-Bern Schwartz Family Fund Research Scholar Award in Pancreatic Cancer
$300K ($100K/yr x 3 yrs) (1 award)
For young gastroenterologists
Candidates for this award must hold an MD, PhD or equivalent degree (e.g. MB, ChB, MBBS, DO) and a full-time faculty position at a North American institution by the start date of this award.
Eligibility: faculthy with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
MD (or equivalent): no more than seven years shall have elapsed following the completion of clinical training (GI fellowship or its equivalent) and the start date of this award. PhD (or equivalent): no more than seven years shall have elapsed following the awarding of the PhD degree and the start date of this award.  Candidates must be an AGA member in good standing at the time of application submission. 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Dec. 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Dec.
https://www.gastro.org/research-and-awards/research-awards/apply-for-awards/award/aga-bern-schwartz-family-fund-research-scholar-award-in-pancreatic-cancer

 

 

 

GEneral cancer

 

 

Prevent Cancer Research Foundation
Prevent Cancer Foundation Grant
Amount of funding:  
$50,000 per year for 2 years
Purpose: Eligible proposals must demonstrate substantial potential for impact on prevention/early detection of cancer.
Proposals will be considered in the following categories: 
- Near-term application, clinical, translational and population-based research projects; 
- Education programs in cancer prevention/early detection; 
- Early detection projects;
- Behavioral intervention projects. 
The goal of the Foundation’s research program is to provide funding for innovative projects expected to lead to future funding from other peer-reviewed sources.  
Eligibility: early career Assistant Professors with PI eligibility and CE Assistant Professors (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) are eligible because this is a research grant and not a mentored career development award.
Senior researchers - faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are expanding their cancer prevention foci into new areas of cancer prevention/early detection are also eligible.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research are not eligible because this is not a mentored career development award so they would not be eligible to request a Career Development PI waiver. 
Timeline:
Best practice- SoM PIs: 
please submit your required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA at least one month prior to the sponsor’s deadline.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  June 21, 2019
Full proposal deadline June 28, 2019 via proposalCENTRAL
Guidelines:
Download the guidelines by clicking on the document icon at the end of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Stage 1 award will be for two years, $200,000 per year ($400,000 total) with the opportunity for up to two additional years of funding (up to four years total for $800,000).
The Innovation Award is specifically designed to provide funding to extraordinary early career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding.
Stanford eligibility clarification: only Assistant Professors with UTL and MCL appointments who are within the first 5 years of their initial Assistant Professor appointments are eligible (cutoff date: July 1, 2014).
Applicants (including non-U.S. citizens) must be conducting independent research at a U.S. research institution.
Timeline:
Best practice-SoM PIs submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA at least a month prior to the sponsor’s deadline 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  June 24, 2019
Deadline:  July 1, 2019
Program overview and application guidelines

 

 

 

 

Immumo-oncology

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR-Bristol Myers Squibb Mid-Career Female Investigator Grant
$225K over 3 years
This grant represents a joint effort to encourage and support mid-career female physician-scientists to conduct immuno-oncology research and to foster their career advancement toward becoming a senior investigator. Research projects may be translational and/or clinical in nature with a focus on immuno-oncology.
Eligibility:  mid-career female physician-scientists [faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)]
?Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field
Applicants must also  have received their first NIH R01 (or equivalent) award within the past 10 years. (i.e., grant cannot have been awarded before July 1, 2009).  No citizenship requirement.  AACR membership required.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=84

 

 

 

Leukemia

 

 

Leukemia Research Foundation
Hollis Brownstein Research Grant Program-New Investigators

$100K x 1 yr
Eligibility: Assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Letter of intent (required): Feb. 1, 2019
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 11, 2019
Full proposal by invitation only: March 18, 2019
https://www.allbloodcancers.org/hollis-brownstein-research-grants

 

 

 

 

Lung cancer

 

 

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
2019 LCRF Pilot Grant Program

Amount of funding: $75,000 per year x 2 years
Purpose:  to fund innovative lung cancer projects across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research.
Eligiblity: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Applicants must have less than 10 years’ experience since their initial faculty appointment.
Also eligible:  Instructors, Graduate students and Postdoctoral fellows with an approved Career Development PI waiver
Applicants from US-based and international institutions are eligible to apply and may hold any residency/citizenship status.
Timeline:
SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA at least a month before the sponsor’s deadline
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  June 7, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  June 14, 2019
Guidelines:
http://www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org/research/funding-opportunities/lcrf-pilot-grant-program
Download the PDF file of the RFP
*Institutional representative for all PIs: Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 

American Association for Cancer Research
AACR-Johnson & Johnson Lung Cancer Innovation Science Grants
Amount of funding:  $1 million total costs (directs & indirects) over 3 years
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver.
This project must be implemented by a multi-institutional team, composed of PIs from at least two, but no more than three, different institutions and include a clinical component with an endpoint relevant to improving the detection or treatment of lung cancer
AACR membership is required. Nonmembers interested in grant opportunities must submit a satisfactory application for AACR membership, and be members in good standing, by the application deadline.
Timeline:
Please notify your RPM two months in advance if you plan to apply to this program.  Due to the sponsor’s guidelines, multiple subawards will need to be included in your proposal.  When submitting your PIF, please be sure to include contact information (PI and institutional official if available) in the required subaward field.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  July 12, 2019
Deadline:  July 19, 2019 via proposal central
Program guidelines

 

 

 

 

 

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
Stavros Niarchos Foundation 
2019 LCRF Research Grant on Disparities in Lung Cancer
Amount of funding:  $75K/yr x 2 years
Eligibility:  Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Research associates, Postdoctoral Fellows are not eligible to request a Career Development Award PI waiver because this is not a mentored career development award.
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: March 25, 2019
Deadline:  April 1, 2019
Sponsor webpage:
http://www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org/research/funding-opportunities/lc-disparities-grant
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

 

 

 

American Lung Association
Lung Cancer Discovery Award
$100,000 per year for up to 2 years
To fund independent investigators conducting clinical, laboratory, epidemiological or any groundbreaking project.
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizenship restriction
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Oct. via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  Dec. via proposal central
http://www.lung.org/finding-cures/grant-opportunities/
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>

 

 

 

 

Lymphoma

 

 

Lymphoma Research Foundation
Clinical Investigator Career Development Award

Amount of funding: total of $225,000 over 3 years
Eligibility:
Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility, CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver), and advanced fellows
Applicants must be licensed physicians at a clinical research institution in the United States or Canada for the duration of the LRF grant, and intending to pursue a career in lymphoma clinical research.
Applicants for this award should be clinical physicians in one of the ACGME accredited specialties (e.g., hematology/oncology, pediatrics, pathology, dermatology, radiation oncology). 
The applicant must be an advanced fellow or junior faculty member with at least 2 years (24 months) of fellowship or postdoctoral training and no greater than 5 years of experience beyond completion of his/her fellowship or post doctoral training (the five year limit may be non-sequential) at the start of the award period. 
See other criteria and other funding restrictions.
No citizenship restriction
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Sept.
https://www.lymphoma.org/researchers/grants/
Institutional representative for all PIs: this is a mentored career development grant. Please alert your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) re: your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 

 

Lymphoma Research Foundation
Lymphoma Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant
Amount of funding: a total of $105,000 to grantees over two years 
The LRF Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant is designed to support investigators at the level of advanced fellow or postdoctoral researcher in laboratory or clinic based research with results and conclusions that must be clearly relevant to the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Eligibility:
Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree. MD Applicants must have completed at least two years (24 months) of their fellowship work at the start of the award period (March 1, 2019). All applicants should not have completed more than five years (60 months) of their fellowship or postdoctoral work at the start of their award period. Individuals holding faculty positions prior to March 1, 2019 are not eligible to apply; awarded applicants may move into faculty positions during the award period.  See the guidelines for other criteria.
No citizenship requirement
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG)  deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Sept.
https://www.lymphoma.org/researchers/grants/
Institutional representative-postdocs: this is a mentored career development grant. Please alert your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) re: your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 


Lymphoma Research Foundation
Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program

The LRF Scientific Advisory Board will select up to 8 applicants to become LRF Scholars and participate in the Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program. LRF Scholars attend an initial LCRMP workshop which is four days in length. This year’s workshop will take place March 5-9, 2019 in Scottsdale, AZ. 
This is an education and mentoring program for fellows and junior faculty with a focus in clinical research in the field of non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphoma, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The program is two years in length and offers a broad education on clinical research and career development as well as managing career and quality of life issues.
Eligibility: Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. with an approved PI waiver) within the first 4 years of a faculty position or trainees who are at least in their second year of the one of the ACGME accredited sub-specialty fellows programs: Hematology/oncology, Hematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, or Hematopathology.
Applicants should not be more than four years beyond completion if their fellowship or more than twelve years beyond completion of their MD or equivalent degree. 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Sept.
https://www.lymphoma.org/researchers/grants/
Institutional representative for all PIs: this is a mentored career development grant. Please alert your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) re: your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can begin to generate your budget, etc.

 

 

 

MElanoma

 

 

 

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Dermatology Fellows Award – Pilot Program
Amount of funding:  $35,000 for 1 year (with the possibility of renewal)
Purpose: The aim of this training program is to drive greater interest in the prevention, detection, diagnosis and early intervention treatment of melanoma among dermatologists by investing in post-docs and medical residents focused on dermatology.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctoral degree (M.D. or Ph.D.) by the date of award activation and must conduct their proposed research/project under a Mentor who holds a formal appointment at the host institution’s Department of Dermatology.
Applicants with 4 or more years of relevant research or postdoctoral experience are not eligible.
Only these institutions are eligible: Mayo Clinic – Minnesota Campus, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York University Langone Health, Stanford University, University of California Los Angeles, Weill Cornell Medicine and Yale University.
No citizenship restriction.
Timeline:
SoM PIs: please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA approximately one month prior to the sponsor’s deadline.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  June 7, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  June 14, 2019 at 2pm PST via proposalCENTRAL
Program overview and application guidelines
Download a pdf file of the RFP
Institutional representative: your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 

Melanoma Research Foundation
CURE Ocular Melanoma Team Award (CURE OM Team)
Amount of funding: Up to $125,000 per year for 2 years
Eligibility:  Stanford Associate Professor or higher with PI eligibility and CE Associate Professor or higher (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). Teams should consist of a PI and at least one co-PI, ideally from different institutions. Teams consisting of both basic scientists and clinicians are encouraged, as is the inclusion of a junior scientist.
No citizenship requirement 
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  Feb.
Full proposal deadline:  March  via proposal central
Guidelines:
https://www.melanoma.org/research-center/research-grants/the-grant-process
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

 

Melanoma Research Foundation
Established Investigator Awards
Amount of funding: Up to $100,000 per year for 2 years
 Eligibility:  Stanford Associate Professors or higher with PI eligibility and CE Associate Professors or higher (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).
An applicant may be the PI or co-PI on only one application with the MRF, of any type.
No citizenship requirement 
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  Feb.
Full proposal deadline:  March  via proposal central
Guidelines:
https://www.melanoma.org/research-center/research-grants/the-grant-process

 

 

Melanoma Research Foundation
Career Development Awards, including the Pediatric Melanoma CDA (PED CDA) and the
Melanoma Brain Metastases CDA (BM CDA)
Eligibility:  Applicants who are postdoctoral fellows must have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience at the time the grant will be awarded and must not have previously received any major grant support (e.g. from ACS, NIH, NCI, or DoD).
Research Associate/Scientist, Staff Scientist, Instructor, Assistant Professor with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) are also eligibility-individuals in this category may have previous support (e.g. K08, K99, K22, etc.).
Applicants are required to have at least one mentor.
No citizenship requirement 
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  Feb.
Full proposal deadline:  March  via proposal central
Guidelines:
https://www.melanoma.org/research-center/research-grants/the-grant-process
Download a PDF file of the guidelines
Institutional representative for all PIs:  Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 


Applicants may only serve as PI on one MRA proposal

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Established Investigator Award

Amount of funding: Up to $125,000 per year for three years (up to $375,000 total)
To support senior investigators with an established record of scientific productivity and accomplishment.
 Eligibility: independent, full-time established Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).
Applicants must be a senior investigator, past the initial four years of their first academic faculty appointment.
No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Pilot Award

Amount of funding: Up to $50,000 per year for two years (up to $100,000 total)
Pilot Awards support senior investigators who propose potentially transformative ideas that do not have extensive preliminary data but articulate a clear hypothesis and translational goals.
Eligibility: independent, full-time Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).
Applicants must be a senior investigator, past the initial four years of their first academic faculty appointment
No citizenship requirement.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Young Investigator Award

Amount of funding: Up to $75,000 per year for three years (up to $225,000 total) for 3 years
Eligibility: independent, full-time Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof.  (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are within the first 4 years of their first faculty appointment.
A mentorship commitment from a senior investigator is required.
No citizenship requirement.
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October *
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf
www.curemelanoma.org/assets/assets/RFP/Applicant-Eligibility-Checklist-FINAL.docx

 

MRA Special Opportunities

 

Artificial Intelligence Applied to Melanoma


Melanoma Research Alliance
MRA Young Investigator Award for Artificial Intelligence Applied to Melanoma (1 award to be made)
See the instructions for the above MRA Young Investigator Award: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October *
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central


MRA Established Investigator Award for Artificial Intelligence Applied to Melanom
a (2 awards to be made)
See the above instructions for the MRA Established InvestigatorAward: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central

 

Dermatology


Melanoma Research Alliance

MRA Young Investigator Award in Dermatology (1 award to be made)
Eligible applicants must hold an appointment in a department or division of dermatology. Research proposals can focus on prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment of melanoma, and may include research related to dermatology, dermatopathology, and/or dermatologic surgery.
See the instructions for the above MRA Young Investigator Award: eligibility, amount of funding, and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October *
*Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central


MRA Established Investigator Award in Dermatology (1 award to be made)
Applicants must be Dermatology faculty
Eligible applicants must hold an appointment in a department or division of dermatology. Research proposals can focus on prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment of melanoma, and may include research related to dermatology, dermatopathology, and/or dermatologic surgery.
See the instructions for the above MRA Established InvestigatorAward: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central


Immunotherapy


Bristol-Meyers Squibb-MRA Young Investigator Awards in Immunotherapy
Through the generous support of Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), MRA is offering two awards for Young Investigators to conduct projects supported by preliminary data and focused on advancing immunotherapies in melanoma.
See the instructions for the above MRA Young Investigator Award: eligibility, amount of funding and how to apply via proposal central
Timeline:
All Young Investigator applicants must complete and return the Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October 19, 2018*
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central

 

Radiation oncology:

Melanoma Research Alliance
ASTRO-MRA Early Investigator Award in Radiation Oncology

Amount of funding : Up to $67,000 per year for three years (up to $200,000 total) for up to 3 years.
The award also requires a match of $100,000 from the Awardee’s institution, either in matching funds or in-kind contribution. This could include facilities and administration costs (F&A), dedicated research time, or other costs covered by the institution. The matching funds can be supplied over the full timeframe of the grant.
Eligibility: independent, full-time Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are within the first 5 years of their first faculty appointment. Applicants must have a designated mentor who is an established faculty member.
Early career radiation oncologists, radiation or cancer biologists, or a physicists are encouraged to submit radiation oncology Research Proposals that include at least 50% effort on melanoma
Applicants must be members in good standing of ASTRO.
No citizenship requirement. This is restricted to U.S. applicants only.
Timeline:
All applicants must complete and return the ASTRO-MRA Early Career Investigator Applicant Eligibility Checklist by October
* Please email the completed checklist to MRA Scientific Program Manager Tasheema Prince at tprince@curemelanoma.org.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline: Nov. via proposal central
https://www.curemelanoma.org/research/request-for-proposals/
PDF file of the RFP: https://www.curemelanoma.org/assets/Uploads/MRA-2018-2019-RFP-FINAL.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mesothelioma

 

 

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Mesothelioma Research Grant
Amount of funding: up to $50,000 per year x 2 yrs
For benchwork, translational, or clinical research
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). No citizenship requirement.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  5-working days prior
Full proposals deadline:  August via proposal
To download the PDF file of the guidelines, go to this proposal central webpage and click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title:
https://proposalcentral.altum.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=94

 

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Peritoneal Mesothelioma Research Grant
Amount of funding: up to $50,000 per year x 2 yrs
For benchwork, translational, or clinical research
One grant will got to Peritoneal research.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). No citizenship requirement.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposals deadline:  August
To download a Word document of the guidelines, go to this proposal central webpage and click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title:
https://proposalcentral.altum.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=94

 

 

 

Myeloma

 

 

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
2019 Research Fellow Award
Amount of funding: $75,000 for 1 year
Purpose: Provide support for researchers at the post-doctorate/medical fellow or junior faculty levels working under the supervision or guidance of a research mentor in the multiple myeloma field. The goal of this initiative is to help support young investigators to begin their studies in the field of multiple myeloma while advancing the understanding of myeloma disease biology, treatment and drug resistance.
Eligibility: For researchers who hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree at the post-doctorate, clinical fellow or junior faculty levels (Stanford Assistant Professor with PI eligibility and CE Assistant Professor (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are beginning studies in the multiple myeloma field under the supervision of a research mentor or sponsor. 
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: June 17, 2019
Full proposals deadline:  June 24, 2019 via proposal central
Program overview and application guidelines
Institutional representative: your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
2019 Myeloma Immune Translational Research Accelerator Program
Amount of funding:
Purpose: The funds provided under the Myeloma Immune Translational Research Accelerator Program RFA must support immune translational research studies. Funding cannot be used as direct support for the conduct of clinical trials. However, the use of funds to support analysis of clinical trial samples is within the scope of this grant. 
The specific research areas of interest for this grant include, but are not limited to the following areas:  Mechanisms of response and resistance to ACTs; Next generation cellular therapy constructs and delivery systems; Novel ACT targets; Novel cellular therapies biomarkers and diagnostics 
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: June 21, 2019
Full proposals deadline:  June 28, 2019 via proposal central
Program overview and application guidelines
Download a PDF file of the guidelines
Institutional representative: your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 


International Myeloma Foundation
Brian D. Novis Research Award
Senior grant 
$80K 
Eligibility: Established faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: July 25, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 1, 2019
https://www.myeloma.org/apply-brian-d-novis-research-grant

 

International Myeloma Foundation
Brian D. Novis Research Award
Junior grant 
$50K 
Eligibility: Instructors, Clinical InstructorsAssist Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  July 25, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 1, 2019
https://www.myeloma.org/apply-brian-d-novis-research-grant

 

 

 

Neuroendocrine Tumors

 

 

 

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
Accelerator Award 
Amount of funding: $1.2 million over 4 years (at least 1 to be awarded)
Purpose: seeks investigators and teams with the tools to study neuroendocrine cancers in innovative and transformative ways.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Prior research in this field is not a prerequisite; in fact, the Foundation wishes to encourage expert scientists to enter the field. Applicants must, however, demonstrate a plan for continuing their research in NETs beyond the award period.
Projects that bring together investigators from diverse scientific disciplines are highly encouraged. For team applications, one recipient principal investigator and recipient institution must be selected. International applications are welcome
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be faculty positions.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  June 17, 2019* via proposal central webpage >>
*enter your RPM’s name as the business official in your LOI
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Sept. 3, 2019
Full proposal deadline: Sept. 10, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/apply-for-research-grants/ 
Guidelines:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/accelerator/

 

 

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
Investigator Award
Amount of funding:  
$300,000 over 2 years
Purpose: These proposals have usually two (or three smaller) aims that describe work requiring two years to complete. They might have only one PI with or without collaborators. They can be considered equivalent to an NIH R21 grant.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Prior research in this field is not a prerequisite; in fact, the Foundation wishes to encourage expert scientists to enter the field. Applicants must, however, demonstrate a plan for continuing their research in NETs beyond the award period.
Projects that bring together investigators from diverse scientific disciplines are highly encouraged. For team applications, one recipient principal investigator and recipient institution must be selected. International applications are welcome
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be faculty positions.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  June 17, 2019* via proposal central webpage >>
*enter your RPM’s name as the business official in your LOI
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Sept. 3, 2019
Full proposal deadline: Sept. 10, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/apply-for-research-grants/ 
Guidelines:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/investigator/

 

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
Pilot Award

Amount of funding:  $50,000 or $100,000 for 1 year
Purpose: These proposals have usually one (or two smaller) aims that describe work requiring one year to complete. They might have only one PI with or without collaborators. They are usually a proof-of-concept, pilot & feasibility type grant.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Prior research in this field is not a prerequisite; in fact, the Foundation wishes to encourage expert scientists to enter the field. Applicants must, however, demonstrate a plan for continuing their research in NETs beyond the award period.
Projects that bring together investigators from diverse scientific disciplines are highly encouraged. For team applications, one recipient principal investigator and recipient institution must be selected. International applications are welcome.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be faculty positions.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  June 17, 2019* via proposal central webpage >>
*enter your RPM’s name as the business official in your LOI
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Sept. 3, 2019
Full proposal deadline: Sept. 10, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/apply-for-research-grants/
Guidelines:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/pilot/


Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
Mentored Award
Amount of funding
:   $120,000 over 2 years
Purpose: Neuroendocrine cancer research grants for early career investigators in post-doc, fellowship, or residency positions.
Eligibility: 
Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field, and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral or professional degree.
Applicants must hold a full-time, mentored research position with the title of postdoctoral fellow, research fellow, or equivalent, and have completed her/his most recent doctoral degree or medical residency at least 2-3 years prior to the start of the grant term.
Applicants must work under the auspices of a mentor at an academic, medical, or research institution within the US or abroad, and must focus on establishing themselves as experts in neuroendocrine tumor research. The grant allows the recipient to transfer the 2nd year of funding to the 1st year of a faculty appointment. 
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  June 17, 2019* via proposal central webpage >>
*enter your RPM’s name as the business official in your LOI
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Sept. 3, 2019
Full proposal deadline: Sept. 10, 2019 via proposal central
Overview webpage:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/apply-for-research-grants/
Guidelines:
https://netrf.org/for-researchers/funding-for-researchers/mentored-research-grants/ 
Institutional representative:  Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS)
Basic/Translational Science Investigator
Amount of funding: $50,000 per year x 2 years
**Stanford eligibility clarification: Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are in the first 5 years of a faculty appointment in an accredited medical school or other institution in North America
No citizenship requirement.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be faculty positions.
No citizenship requirement.
Candidates must be a NANETS member
Timeline: 
SoM PIs-please submit your required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: June 7, 2019
Full proposal deadline: June 14, 2019
Overview webpage:
https://nanets.net/research/research-grants
Guidelines:
https://nanets.net/basic-translational-science-investigator-btsi

 

The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS)
Clinical Investigator Scholarship
Amount of funding: $100,000 divided over 2 yrs
**Stanford eligibility clarification: only Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. with PI eligibility to apply, with MD, MD/PhD, DO degree or equivalent, who are in the first 5 years of a faculty appointment  in an accredited medical school or other institution in North America.
No citizenship requirement
Candidates must be a NANETS member
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline: 
SoM PIs-please submit your required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: June 7, 2019
Full proposal deadline: June 14, 2019
Overview webpage:
https://nanets.net/research/research-grants 
Guidelines:
https://nanets.net/nanets-clinical-investigator-scholarship-ncis

 

 

 

 

 

Ovarian cancer

 


Tina’s Wish-The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research
Rising Star Grant 2019
Amount of funding:  $75,000 (direct & indirect) per year x 2 years
Eligibility:
PhD applicants must be within 3 years of completing their degree at the time of the application due date (as of 04/29/19) and be at the postdoctoral level of training or similar
MD or MD-PhD applicants must be Instructor or Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility & CE assist. prof. (with an approved PI waiver) and be within the first 3 years of their first faculty appt. at the time of the estimated award date (as of 9/01/19)
Applicants must have a mentor established in the ovarian cancer research community and at the same institution as the applicant
Timeline:
SoM-PIs submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  April 22, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  April 29, 2019
Guidelines:
https://tinaswish.org/how-to-apply/
The above website does not contain the following documents:
Download a PDF file of the RFP pdf
Download an Excel spreadsheet containing the budget template excel

 

 

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Bridge Funding Award
Amount of funding:  
up to $30,000 direct costs only
Eligibility: Investigators with unfunded first submission NIH R01, R21, K08, K23, and K99 proposals (no A1 or A2 proposals) as well as original DoD proposals are eligible for consideration. 
NIH proposals must have scored in the 19th percentile or lower, and DoD proposals must have scored less than 1.9. 
Only current proposals will be considered. Proposals must have received their agency score within the past 9 months. 
Proposals must require at least six months of additional research work prior to resubmission to federal funding agency.Please do not apply if you are immediately resubmitting. 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: April 24, 2019
Deadline:  May 1, 2019 via proposal central
Guidelines:
https://www.rivkin.org/research/grants/bridge-funding-awards/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

 

 

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Bridge Funding Awards
$30,000 for 6 months
Eligibility:  for faculty who have submitted an R01 or R21 proposal to the NIH or an original proposal to the DoD pertaining to ovarian cancer and who have not received, but were close to a fundable score.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadlines:  Oct.  via proposal central 
Guidelines:
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/

 

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Pilot Study

$75K for 1 year
Eligibility:  Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. via proposal central
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Scientific Scholar

$120,000 ($60K/yr x 2 years)
To assist promising laboratory and clinical scientists in pursuing a career as an independent investigator in ovarian cancer research.
Eligibility (REVISED): Potential candidates will have an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree with career goals focused on ovarian cancer. Clinicians will have completed their residency. Candidates should be at the postdoctoral/clinical fellow, Instructor, Academic staff-research, or Assist. prof. level with PI eligibility or CE assist. prof. with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Established, outstanding investigators (faculty PI eligibility) without prior focus in ovarian cancer but looking to focus in this disease area are also eligible.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. via proposal central
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
Institutional representative for All PIs: Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG).

 

 



 

Pancreatic cancer

 

 

 

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Catalyst Grant

$500,000 over 3 yrs
Supports junior faculty to conduct pancreatic cancer research and establish successful career paths in the field. Proposed research may be basic, translational, clinical or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to pancreatic cancer
Eligibility:  Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility. Must have independent laboratory space. See the other eligibility criteria and other funding restrictions.
No citizenship requirement
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Nov.
Full proposal deadline:   Dec. via proposal central
https://www.pancan.org/research/grants-program/apply-for-a-pancreatic-cancer-research-grant/

 

 

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Translational Research Grant

$500,000 over 2 yrs
Supports an independent investigator conducting high priority pancreatic cancer research that is poised for important translational next steps to help move scientific discovery to application in patients.
PI & Co-PI Eligibility:  Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).  One Co-PI can be named.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Dec.
Full proposal deadline:   Dec. via proposal central
https://www.pancan.org/research/grants-program/apply-for-a-pancreatic-cancer-research-grant/

 

 

 

 

Prostate cancer

 

 

Prostate Cancer Foundation
2019 PCF Challenge Awards for Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer
Amount of funding: 
up to $1 million per team
Eligibility: Composed of a team of at least three (3) investigatorsfaculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)- from non-profit academic research centers, including one young investigator**. Teams may be assembled from one institution, or several institutions.
**Young investigator eligibilitymust embed at least one young investigator may hold the title of Postdoctoral Fellow,Instructor, Research AssociateAssistant Professor (with PI eligibility) or CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver), or equivalent and should be within six-years following completion of a professional degree (MD, DO, PhD, MD-PhD, DSc, ScD, DDM, DDS, DMD, MBBS, or equivalent) or subsequent mentored academic or clinical training program.  
Clinical trial costs are not allowed; however, correlative research to support high impact clinical trials for advanced prostate cancer is encouraged. IRB submission and preferably approval is desired at time of application. See the guidelines for the topic areas of interest.
We especially seek applications conducting research in VA hospitals where research directly affects veterans with advanced prostate cancer.
Timeline:
SoM PIs (including postdocs)- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  April 15, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  April 22, 2019
Open RFAs:
https://www.pcf.org/science-impact/for-researchers/open-rfas/
Download the PDF file of the guidelines:
https://res.cloudinary.com/pcf/image/upload/v1549578913/2019_Challenge_Awards_RFA_twczbn.pdf
Institutional representative for all PIs:  Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG).

 

 

 

Quality of life

 

 

 

Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI)
HESI Thrive-Making Cancer Patient Quality of Life an Active Research Priority
Amount of funding
: $20K-$50K for up to 24 months (4-6 grants will be awarded)
THRIVE, a 2018 Biden Cancer initiative, seed grants for nonclinical, clinical, and translational research and technology-based solutions that enhance our ability to predict when and how adverse effects may occur in patients who have received cancer treatment. See the guidelines for additional information.
Eligibility- independent researchers- faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver).  Applicants must hold a M.D., Ph.D., D.V.M. or equivalent degree.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline-extended: July 1, 2019
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs- 
please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) form in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:  Sept. 19, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 16, 2019
Guidelines:
http://hesithrive.org/guidelines/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Radiation oncology

 

 

Radiation Oncology Institute
Personalized Radiation Therapy
A typical budget is limited to $50K over 2 year. However larger budgets of up to $150K over 2 years may be considered.
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with approved CE faculty PI waivers).  Applicants in residency* or postdoctoral fellowships* require a mentor.
No citizenship restriction
Letter of intent (required) deadline: Dec. via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:   Feb.
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:  March via proposal central
http://www.roinstitute.org/Research---Education/Grants---Awards/Funding-Opportunities/
Download a PDF file of the RFP >>
*Institutional representatives for all PIs:  Research Process Manager (RPM Dept. assignment webpage >>)

 

American Society for Radiation Oncology
Breast Cancer Research Foundation

ASTRO-BCRF Career Development Award to End Cancer
Amount of funding: $100K/yr x 2 yrs to be combined with matching funds or in kind contribution from the applicant’s institution (1 award to be funded ) In-kind contributions by departments can include protected time for research, access to dedicated space, core research facilities, or similar types of contributions.
Research must be focused on understanding or treatment of breast cancer and include use or impact of radiation treatment.
Eligibility:  Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. with no more than five years in a faculty appointment at the time of application, and an ASTRO member in good standing.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Feb.
Deadline:  Feb.  via proposal central
https://www.astro.org/Patient-Care-and-Research/Research/Funding-Opportunities/ASTRO-BCRF-Award

 

American Society for Radiation Oncology
Prostate Cancer Foundation
ASTRO-PCF Career Development Award to End Prostate Cancer
Amount of funding: up to $75,000 per year for three years to be combined with matching funds or in kind contribution from the applicant’s institution.  (1 award to be funded) In-kind contributions by departments can include protected time for research, access to dedicated space, core research facilities, or similar types of contributions.
Eligibility:  Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. with no more than five years in a faculty appointment at the time of application, and an ASTRO member in good standing.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Feb. 8, 2019
Deadline:  Feb. 15, 2019 via proposal central
https://www.astro.org/Patient-Care-and-Research/Research/Funding-Opportunities/ASTRO-PCF-Award

 

American Society for Radiation Oncology
ASTRO Resident/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant
$25K for 1 yr projects
To support residents or fellows who are planning a career in radiation oncology focusing primarily on basic science or clinical research.
Eligibility: the applicant must be in a U.S. residency or fellowship at the time the applicant is submitted.  Both the mentor and the applicant must be a ASTRO member.
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Feb.
Deadline:  Feb.  via proposal central
Guidelines:
https://www.astro.org/Patient-Care-and-Research/Research/Funding-Opportunities/Seed-Grants
Institutional representative:  because this is a mentored grant and not a fellowship, please alert your department’s Research Process Manager in RMG about your intent to submit a proposal so they can assist. you with your budget. (RPM dept. assignment webpage >>).

 

American Society for Radiation Oncology
ASTRO-AAPM Physics Resident/Postdoctoral Fellow Seed Grant (Physics Seed)
To advance the field of radiation oncology in novel ways through the support of talented early-career scientists performing physics and radiation oncology-related research
Eligibility: postdoctoral fellows; If you are a physics resident, your institution is willing to commit 75 percent of your time to research for at least one year.
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Feb.
Deadline:  Feb.  via proposal central
Guidelines:
https://www.astro.org/Patient-Care-and-Research/Research/Funding-Opportunities/ASTRO-AAPM-Physics-Seed-Grant
Institutional representative:  because this is a mentored grant and not a fellowship, please alert your department’s Research Process Manager in RMG about your intent to submit a proposal so they can assist. you with your budget. (RPM dept. assignment webpage >>).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skin cancer foundation

 

 

Skin Cancer Foundation
Research Grants

$25K-$50K for 1 year
For support of pilot research projects related to skin cancer. Researchers are invited to submit applications for one-year projects to be conducted within the dermatology departments of medical institutions in the United States and Canada.
Eligibility:  Research must be conducted by dermatology residents, fellows, or junior investigatorsInstructors, Clinical Instructors, Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. Prof. (with an approved PI waiver) who are 5-10 years post first academic appointment--from institutions within the United States and Canada. 
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: 5-working days prior
Full proposal deadline:  Nov.
https://www.skincancer.org/for-medical-professionals/research-grants

 

 

Sarcoma Foundation of America
Research Grant
Up to $50K for 1 year
Eligibility:  faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with approved CE faculty PI waivers). No citizenship restriction.
See the webpage for focus areas
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:   Jan.
Full proposal deadline:   Jan. via proposal central
https://www.curesarcoma.org/research/apply-for-a-grant/

 

 




Postdoctoral funding opportunities

     

     

Current announcements

 

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
2019 LCRF Pilot Grant Program
Amount of funding: $75,000 per year x 2 years
Purpose:  to fund innovative lung cancer projects across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research.
Eligiblity: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver). Applicants must have less than 10 years’ experience since their initial faculty appointment.
Also eligible:  Instructors, Clinical InstructorsAcademic staff-researchGraduate students and Postdoctoral fellows.
Applicants from US-based and international institutions are eligible to apply and may hold any residency/citizenship status.
Timeline:
SoM PIs-
 please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA at least a month before the sponsor’s deadline
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  June 7, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  June 14, 2019
Guidelines:
http://www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org/research/funding-opportunities/lcrf-pilot-grant-program 
Download the PDF file of the RFP
*Institutional representative for all PIs: Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Dermatology Fellows Award – Pilot Program
Amount of funding:  $35,000 for 1 year (with the possibility of renewal)
Purpose: The aim of this training program is to drive greater interest in the prevention, detection, diagnosis and early intervention treatment of melanoma among dermatologists by investing in post-docs and medical residents focused on dermatology.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctoral degree (M.D. or Ph.D.) by the date of award activation and must conduct their proposed research/project under a Mentor who holds a formal appointment at the host institution’s Department of Dermatology.
Applicants with 4 or more years of relevant research or postdoctoral experience are not eligible.
Only these institutions are eligible: Mayo Clinic – Minnesota Campus, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York University Langone Health, Stanford University, University of California Los Angeles, Weill Cornell Medicine and Yale University.
No citizenship restriction.
Timeline:
SoM PIs: please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA approximately one month prior to the sponsor’s deadline.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  June 7, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  June 14, 2019 at 2pm PST via proposalCENTRAL
Program overview and application guidelines
Download a pdf file of the RFP
Institutional representative: your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
2019 Research Fellow Award
Amount of funding: $75,000 for 1 year
Purpose: Provide support for researchers at the post-doctorate/medical fellow or junior faculty levels working under the supervision or guidance of a research mentor in the multiple myeloma field. The goal of this initiative is to help support young investigators to begin their studies in the field of multiple myeloma while advancing the understanding of myeloma disease biology, treatment and drug resistance.
Eligibility: For researchers who hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree at the post-doctorate, clinical fellow or junior faculty levels (Stanford Assistant Professor with PI eligibility and CE Assistant Professor (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are beginning studies in the multiple myeloma field under the supervision of a research mentor or sponsor. 
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline: June 17, 2019
Full proposals deadline:  June 24, 2019 via proposal central
Program overview and application guidelines
Institutional representative: your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 

Prevent Cancer Research Foundation
Prevent Cancer Foundation Fellowship
Amount of funding:  
$50,000 per year x 2 years ($100K total)
Purpose: Eligible proposals must demonstrate substantial potential for impact on prevention/early detection of cancer.
Proposals will be considered in the following categories
- Near-term application, clinical, translational and population-based research projects; 
- Education programs in cancer prevention/early detection; 
- Early detection projects;
- Behavioral intervention projects.
The goal of the Foundation’s research program is to provide funding for innovative projects expected to lead to future funding from other peer-reviewed sources. 
PI Eligibility:  Postdoctoral fellows
Researchers need not be United States citizens. However, research must be conducted primarily in the United States. 
The fellow must have one primary mentor.
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RMG Fellowship Office*) deadline:  June 21, 2019
Full proposal deadline:  June 28, 2019 via proposalCENTRAL
Guidelines:
Download the guidelines by clicking on the document icon at the end of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage
*Institutional representative: RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 
Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists
Amount of funding: $100,000 over 1 year 
Purpose: Provides funding that enables postdoctoral fellows to complete their training under the mentorship of a leading senior scientist and encourages them to follow their own bold ideas. The program encourages new ideas to transform the way we prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. 
EligibilityDamon Runyon Fellows are eligible to apply in the fourth year of their Fellowship.  Currently, Damon Runyon Fellows selected in November 2015 and May 2016 (DRG-118-16, DRG-119-16, DRG-2243-16 to DRG-2280-16, DRSG-15P-16 to DRSG-18P-16) are eligible to apply.
No citizenship restriction.
Timeline:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: July 8, 2019 
Full proposal deadline: July 15, 2019
SoM PIs:  submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Program overview and application guidelines
Institutional representative: your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG)

 

 

 

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
AACR-Cancer Research UK Transatlantic Fellowships
Amount of funding: 
U.S. to U.K. Successful applicants will receive $400,000 in total over 4 years
U.K. to U.S. Successful applicants will receive £300,000 in total over 4 years
Administering Institutions: This will be the institution in the home country of the applicant (either the U.S. or the U.K.), that will be managing the financial aspects of the award for the duration of the fellowship.
Research Host Institutions: These will be the institutions where the applicant will be undertaking research. The principal investigator with whom the applicants will be working will be the "Research Sponsor" and will be based at the Research Host institutions.
Purpose: The AACR-Cancer Research UK Transatlantic Fellowship is a four-year postdoctoral fellowship programme to support promising early stage postdoctoral researchers to pursue their projects both in the U.K. and the U.S. Funds provided through this mechanism will allow fellows to embark on research projects conducted at the best research environments in either the U.K. or the U.S. and will present a unique opportunity to forge international collaborations that will help these early career investigators to establish their independent research careers. 
Eligibility: Please see the guidelines for eligibility.
The Research Sponsor at the host institution is expected to be a recognized figure in the cancer field. No citizenship restriction.
Timeline:
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  July 25, 2019 via ProposalCentral
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 2, 2019
Full proposal deadline (by invitation only) deadline:  Oct. 9, 2019 via ProposalCentral
Guidelines:
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=91

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility criteria
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadlines (RMG Fellowship Office): Aug. 8, 2019 and March 2020
Deadlines: Aug. 15, 2019 and March 2020
Eligibility guidelines:
http://www.damonrunyon.org/for_scientists/more/fellowship_award_overview
Fellowship application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/fellowship/forms
*Institutional representative: RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
# applicants: Only one fellowship application will be accepted from a Mentor per review session; however, there is no limit to the number of applications from an institution.
Amount of funding: Year 1 - $100,000; Year 2 - $110,000; Year 3 - $120,000; Year 4 - $130,000 (Total $460,000)*
Debt repaymentDamon Runyon will also retire up to $100,000 of any qualifying medical school debt still owed by the awardee. (See the guidelines for details.)
Purpose/eligibility: 
Physician-scientist (MDs only) who have completed their residencies and clinical training, and be U.S. Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date, and be able to devote at least 80% of their time and effort to Damon-Runyon-supported research. Postdoctoral, clinical fellows, Clinical Instructors, and Instructors (with M.D.’s only) are eligible to apply (see the guidelines for additional criteria).
The candidate may not have had more than three years of postdoctoral laboratory research experience. See the guidelines for other funding restrictions.
M.D./Ph.Ds 
are not eligible to apply. Assistant professors are not eligible for this announcement (there will be a separate RFP for assist. prof.)
Timeline:
SoM PIs-
must submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG*) deadline: Nov.
Application deadline: Dec.
Program Overview:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/physician-scientist/forms
*Institutional representatives:  Research Process Manager in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage>>)

 

 

 

 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadline (RMG Fellowship Office) deadline: March
Deadline: March
Overview and eligibility guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn/forms
*Institutional representative: RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer
Scientific Scholar

$120,000 over 2 years
To assist promising laboratory and clinical scientists in pursuing a career as an independent investigator in ovarian cancer research.
Eligibility (revised)
Potential candidates will have an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree with career goals focused on ovarian cancer. Clinicians will have completed their residency.  Candidates should be at the post-doc/fellow, Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Academic staff-research or be an Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) with mentors with no more than 3-4 years in any of these positions. Established, outstanding investigators (faculty PI eligibility) without prior focus in ovarian cancer but looking to focus in this disease area are also eligible.
SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Nov. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 3, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.rivkin.org/research/apply/
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>
*Institutional representatives:  Research Process Manager in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage>>)

 

 

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer 
Young Investigator Award 

$150K over 3 yrs 
To support scientists during their fellowship training or early in their research careers. Demonstration of outstanding mentorship and demonstration of a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application. 
Eligibility: Instructors, Research Associates (academic staff-research), and Postdoctoral and Medical fellows are eligible.
Applicants from accredited clinical fellowship programs are automatically eligible for the duration of their training and during their first three years at the Instructor level. All other applicants must be within five years from the granting of the last doctoral degree. 
A research mentor(s) must be identified and have a track record in pediatric oncology. 
Assistant professors are not eligible for this RFP.
Reminder- SoM PIs-please submit a Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Dec. 10, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 17, 2018
https://www.alexslemonade.org/researchers-reviewers/applicants
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

 

 

AACR research fellowships

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
Genentech Cancer Health Disparities Research Fellowships
$110K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to cancer health disparities.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 8, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Nov. 15, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=80
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Breast Cancer Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 23, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Nov. 30, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=82
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Immuno-oncology Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 29, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 6, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=54
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Lung Cancer Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to the impact of driver mutations on lung cancer development and progression.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Nov. 29, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 6, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=64
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR Myeloma Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to myeloma.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Dec. 4, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 11, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=20
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR John and Elizabeth Leonard Family Foundation Basic Cancer Research Fellowships
$120K over 2 years
The research proposed for funding may be in any area of basic cancer research.
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Dec. 5, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 12, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=6
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

AACR-American Association for Cancer Research
AACR-Astra Zeneca Immuno-oncology Research Fellowships (non-small cell lung cancer)
$120K over 2 years
Must have relevance to the role of the immune system in the development and progression of  early-stage and/or locally-advanced (non-metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer
See eligibility in the guidelines.  No citizenship restriction. AACR membership is required.
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline:  Dec. 12, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 19, 2018 via proposal central
https://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=83
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

Other postdoctoral fellowships

 

American Brain Tumor Association
Basic Research Fellowship
$100K over 2 years
supporting postdoctoral fellows who are conducting laboratory or field-based research projects that focus on brain tumors. We seek projects focused on all brain tumor types, benign or malignant, primary or secondary (metastatic). 
See the guidelines for eligibility requirements. No citizenship requirement
Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 14, 2018  via proposal central
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline: March 6, 2019
Full proposal deadline:   March 13, 2019  via proposal central
https://www.abta.org/research/for-researchers/
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >>

 

 

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical 
Research Fellowship Award (cancer research)
Postdoctoral applicants should have no more than one year of postdoctoral research experience at the time of the deadline for submitting applications (February 1) (see the guidelines for other criteria) 
Institutional representative (RMG fellowship office*) deadline: Jan. 25, 2019
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019
http://www.jccfund.org/fellowship-information/
*Institutional representative: please submit your fully approved and completed PDRF forms and application materials proposals to the RMG Fellowship office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 


Tobacco-related Disease Research Program of California

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
$60K/yr x 3 yrs 
Support postdoctoral research training under a designated mentor to conduct high impact research within one or more stated research priorities. 
One of the required research priority topics: cancer prevention, treatment and biology
Eligibility: The candidate must be recognized by the applicant institution as a postdoc no later than the award start date.
A minimum of 75% time commitment is required.  The application must be prepared exclusively by the fellow and must outline an original research project (separate from the project of the mentor).No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Letters of intent (required) deadline: Feb. 7, 2019 via SmartSimple
Institutional representative (RMG Fellowship*):  March 7, 2019
Full application (by invitation only): March 14, 2019 via SmartSimple
Guidelines:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 


Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility criteria
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadlines (RMG Fellowship Office*): March 8, 2019
Deadlines: March 15, 2019
Eligibility guidelines:
http://www.damonrunyon.org/for_scientists/more/fellowship_award_overview
Fellowship application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/fellowship/forms
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award
See the guidelines for eligibility
No citizenship restriction
NOTE: applicants can only apply to ONE, but not to both: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award fellowship award or the Damon Runyon Fellowship award
Institutional representative deadlines (RMG Fellowship Office*): March 8, 2019
Deadlines: March 15, 2019
Overview and eligibility guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn
Application guidelines:
https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/sohn/forms
*Institutional representative: submit your completed PDRF form and application materials to the RMG Fellowship Office per the proposal checklist/guidelines on this webpage >> 

 

 

Cancer Research Institute
CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship

$175,500 over 3 years
To fund young immunologists and cancer immunologists.  See the guidelines for eligibility- no citizenship requirement.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  March 25, 2019 and Sept. 24, 2019
Full proposal deadlines:  April 1, 2019 and Oct. 1, 2019
Guidelines:
https://www.cancerresearch.org/scientists/fellowships-grants/post-doctoral-fellows
Institutional representative: RMG fellowship office per the proposal checklist on this webpage >>

 

 

 

NIH Cancer funding opportunities

 

 

 

 

NIH Search Tool webpage (for current funding opportunities)

It’s best if you search using the drop down menu: “issuing” organization (i.e., by institute: NCI) because the search result will include a table of numerous (over 160+) current NCI FOAs:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/search_guide.htm




     

NIH investigator-initiated funding opportunities that NCI participates in (highlights)



Eligiblity: unless otherwise stated, Stanford faculty with PI eligiblity (those with UTL, MCL, NTLR faculty appointments) and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request).


NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-19-056
Multiple participating institutes (NCI participates in this FOA.)
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Standard R01 deadlines: Feb. 5, June 5, Oct. 5
Standard AIDS-related deadlines:   May 7, Sept. 7, Jan. 7
Expiration date:  Jan. 8, 2022
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-056.html
Table of Institute/Center Program Officer contacts (the webpage reflects the previous FOA#):
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/parent_R01.html

NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Required) PA-19-055 
Note: NCI does not participate in this separate Parent R01 that requires a clinical trial.
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-19-055.html

NCI does not participate in the Parent R03, Parent R21 grants. See below for the NCI investigator-initiated FOAs.

 

National Cancer Institute Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-290
Purpose: the proposed Program may address any of the broad areas of cancer research, including (but not limited to) cancer biology, cancer prevention, cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, and cancer control. Basic, translational, clinical, and/or population-based studies in all of these research areas are appropriate. Each application submitted in response to this FOA must consist of at least three research projects and an Administrative Core. The projects must share a common central theme, focus, and/or overall objective.
Standard P award deadlines:  Jan. 25, May 25, Sept. 25
Standard AIDS-related deadlines:  May 7, Sept. 7, Jan. 7”
Expiration date:  Jan. 8, 2020
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-290.html


NCI Clinical and Translational Exploratory/Developmental Studies (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-020
Purpose: supports the development of new exploratory research in cancer diagnosis, treatment, imaging, symptom/toxicity, and prevention clinical trials; correlative studies associated with clinical trials; novel cancer therapeutic, symptom/toxicity, and preventive agent development, radiotherapy development activities, and mechanism-driven combinations; and innovative preclinical studies--including the use of new clinically-relevant models and imaging technologies--which could lead to first-in-human clinical trials.
(REVISED) remaining deadline:  Feb. 20, 2019
(REVISED) AIDS-related deadline:  March 22, 2019
Expiration date:  March 23, 2019
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-020.html

 

NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research (NCI Omnibus R03 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-18-021
Purpose: supports small research projects on cancer that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.  
Remaining Deadlines: February 26, 2019; June 28, 2019; October 25, 2019
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-021.html

 

NCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) PAR-18-654
encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic, mechanistic research into the biological/genetic causes of cancer health disparities.
Remaining Deadlines:June 18, 2019; November 19, 2019; June 18, 2020; November 19, 2020
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-654.html

 

NCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-655
R21-exploratory/development award mechanism
Purpose: encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic research studies into the biological/genetic causes and mechanisms of cancer health disparities.
Remaining Deadlines: June 18, 2019; November 19, 2019; June 18, 2020; November 19, 2020
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-655.html

NCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-654
Purpose: encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic research studies into the biological/genetic causes and mechanisms of cancer health disparities.
Remaining Deadlines: June 19 2018; November 19, 2018; June 18, 2019; November 19, 2019; June 18, 2020; November 19, 2020
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-654.html





 

NIH national Cancer institute (NCI) K Career development awards

 


Steps to take

See the K award resource webpage >> for steps to take.
All postdoctoral fellows are also required to sign up for one 3-hour computer lab session offered prior to each standard deadline. Those lab sessions will be posted on the above webpage.

Citizenship:
By the time of award, all K award applicants must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status).


Citizenship Exception: NIH K99/R00 award only : U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required for all K awards except for the K99/R00 postdoc-to-faculty transition award>>

Visa Information. The K99/00 allows for an applicant to be on a visa that allows them to remain in the country long enough to complete the research project. If you have questions on your visa or status, have your department administrator contact the Bechtel International Center >>. You can also check the Visas for Postdoctoral Scholars Office of Postdoctoral Affairs webpage >> or the DoResearch website Research Policy Handbook RPH 10.3 >> on Postdoctoral Scholars for more information.

 

NCI K01 Research Scientist awards

NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01-Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-364
National Cancer Institute
The intent of this K01 program is to support cancer research scientists in their early career stages. Candidates must have completed at least two, but usually not more than five years of postdoctoral training at the time of submitting a K01 application. However, factors such as family care responsibilities, illness, change of scientific discipline, and active duty military service that may have affected one’s scientific advancement or productivity could be considered for determination of eligibility for the candidates with more than the five year maximum.
Note: this FOA  is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor.
Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
Program announcement:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-364.html

 

NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01-Clinical Trial Required) PAR-18-365
National Cancer Institute
The intent of this K01 program is to support cancer research scientists in their early career stages. Candidates must have completed at least two, but usually not more than five years of postdoctoral training at the time of submitting a K01 application. However, factors such as family care responsibilities, illness, change of scientific discipline, and active duty military service that may have affected one’s scientific advancement or productivity could be considered for determination of eligibility for the candidates with more than the five year maximum.
Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development.
Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-365.html

 

NCI K08 Clinical Scientist RFPs

 

NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 - Clinical Trials Required) (PAR-18-336)
National Cancer Institute
This FOA for investigators with clinical doctoral degrees from backgrounds nationally underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences (see eligibility for additional information).
Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development.
Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
K award resource webpage (which includes 3-hour computer lab sessions offered in Dec. & Jan.)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-336.html

 

NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 - No Independent Clinical Trials) (PAR-18-337)
National Cancer Institute
This FOA for investigators with clinical doctoral degrees from backgrounds nationally underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences (see eligibility for additional information).
Citizenship: The individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States or permanent resident.
Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor.
Standard K award deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-337.html

 

 

NCI K22-career transition (postdoc-to faculty) awards

 

The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22 Independent Clinical Trial Required) (PAR-18-466)
National Cancer Institute
This provides protected time through salary and research support for the initial 3 years of the first independent tenure-track faculty position, or its equivalent, beginning at the time when the candidate starts a tenure-track faculty position.
This FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development
Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Expiration: March 13, 2021
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-466.html

 

The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-18-467)
National Cancer Institute
This provides protected time through salary and research support for the initial 3 years of the first independent tenure-track faculty position, or its equivalent, beginning at the time when the candidate starts a tenure-track faculty position.
This is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial.
Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Expiration: March 13, 2021
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-467.html

 



NCI K22-career transition (postdoc-to-faculty) awards to promote diversity

 

NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22- No Clinical Trials) PAR-18-366
National Cancer Institute
To assist a postdoctoral fellow's transition to positions of assistant professor or equivalent and initiate a successful biomedical career as an independent research scientist. This FOA invites applications from research scientists in postdoctoral positions or equivalent who are from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and/or social sciences.
Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by another investigator.
Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
Guidelines:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-366.html

 

 NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22-Clinical Trial Required) PAR-18-367
National Cancer Institute
To assist a postdoctoral fellow's transition to positions of assistant professor or equivalent and initiate a successful biomedical career as an independent research scientist. This FOA invites applications from research scientists in postdoctoral positions or equivalent who are from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and/or social sciences.
Note: this FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary study to an existing trial, as part of their research and career development.
Standard K award Deadlines: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Expiration date: Jan. 8, 2021
Guidelines:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-367.html

 

 

*Parent K99/R00 awards*

NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00-Clinical Trial Required) PA-18-397
NCI is one of the multiple participating institutes
This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. The program will provide independent NIH research support during this transition in order to help awardees to launch competitive, independent research careers.
Individuals who need a longer period of mentored career development before they are prepared to begin the transition to research
independence should consider the K08 or K23 program
Citizenship- There is no citizenship requirement. An applicant may be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States, have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status), or be a non-U.S. citizen. (See the comments below >>).
Standard K award deadline: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Standard K award resubmission deadlines: March 12, July 12, Nov. 12
Standard AIDS-related deadlines: May 7, 2018, Sept. 7, 2018, Jan. 7, 2019, etc.
Expiration date (extended):   Jan. 8, 2021
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-397.html
Questions about your eligibility? Contact the relevant NIH institute contact person per the webpage:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/parent-K99-CT-required.html
Institutional representatives-postdocs: Please alert your Research Process Manager (RPMs in RMG >> asap about your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can help build your budget, etc.


NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-398
NCI is one of the multiple participating institutes
This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. The program will provide independent NIH research support during this transition in order to help awardees to launch competitive, independent research careers.
Individuals who need a longer period of mentored career development before they are prepared to begin the transition to research
independence should consider the K08 or K23 program
Citizenship- There is no citizenship requirement. An applicant may be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States, have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status), or be a non-U.S. citizen. (See the comments below >>).
Standard K award deadline: Feb. 12, June 12, Oct. 12
Standard K award resubmission deadlines: March 12, July 12, Nov. 12
Standard AIDS-related deadlines: May 7, 2018, Sept. 7, 2018, Jan. 7, 2019, etc.
Expiration date (extended):   Jan. 8, 2021
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-398.html
Questions about your eligibility? Contact the relevant NIH institute contact person per the webpage:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/contacts/parent-K99-CT-not-allowed.html
Institutional representatives-postdocs: Please alert your Research Process Manager (RPMs in RMG >> asap about your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can help build your budget, etc.

 

 


New NIH NCI K99/R00 FOAs for outstanding early stage postdocs

For the following two new NIH NCI K99/R00 postdoc-to-faculty program announcements, applicants must have no more than 2 years of postdoctoral research experience as of the application due date.   These are designed for outstanding postdoctoral fellows with research and/or clinical doctoral degrees who do not require an extended period of mentored research training beyond their doctoral degrees.

NIH NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-CA-19-029)
National Cancer Institute
This program is designed for postdoctoral fellows with research and/or clinical doctoral degrees who do not require an extended period of mentored research training beyond their doctoral degrees. The objective of this award is to facilitate a timely transition of these fellows from their mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. Researchers in the scientific areas of data science and cancer control science are especially encouraged to apply.    
This FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor.
Eligibility:   For this RFA, K99/R00 applicants must have no more than 2 years of postdoctoral research experience as of the application due date. Individuals must be in mentored, postdoctoral training positions to be eligible to apply to the K99/R00 program. If an applicant achieves independence (i.e., any faculty or non-mentored research position) before a K99 award is made, neither the K99 award, nor the R00 award, will be issued.
Citizenship: There is no citizenship requirement for K99 applicants. An applicant may be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States, have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status), or be a non-U.S. citizen.
Application Receipt Date(s): February 26, 2019
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-19-029.html
Institutional representative for all SoM PIs:  Research Process Managers in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage >>)

 

NIH NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Required) (RFA-CA-19-030)
National Cancer Institute
This program is designed for postdoctoral fellows with research and/or clinical doctoral degrees who do not require an extended period of mentored research training beyond their doctoral degrees. The objective of this award is to facilitate a timely transition of these fellows from their mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. Researchers in the scientific areas of data science and cancer control science are especially encouraged to apply.    
This FOA is designed specifically for applicants proposing to serve as the lead investigator of an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary clinical trial, as part of their research and career development.
Eligibility:    For this RFA, K99/R00 applicants must have no more than 2 years of postdoctoral research experience as of the application due date. Individuals must be in mentored, postdoctoral training positions to be eligible to apply to the K99/R00 program. If an applicant achieves independence (i.e., any faculty or non-mentored research position) before a K99 award is made, neither the K99 award, nor the R00 award, will be issued.
Citizenship: There is no citizenship requirement for K99 applicants. An applicant may be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States, have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status), or be a non-U.S. citizen.
Application Receipt Date(s): February 26, 2019
Program announcement:
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-19-030.html
Institutional representative for all SoM PIs:  Research Process Managers in the Research Management Group (RPM assignment webpage >>)

 

 

 









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