University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Funding Opportunities

[ LSOs | Intramural Awards | Foundations/Other | NIH Announcements ]

Limited Submission Opportunities

(Applications through LSO office)


Intramural Funding Opportunities

  • EXTENDED Deadline: April 13
    Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center RFA

    A new RFA for projects that support innovative cancer research at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG).
  • EXTENDED Deadline: April 13
    Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Cancer Genetics RFA

    A new RFA for projects that support cancer genetics research at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG).
  • Deadline: April 14
    UCSF Rosenman Innovator awards

    The UCSF Rosenman Institute provides startups with expertise and mentorship from stakeholders across the life science spectrum. We're inviting startups to pitch our panel of judges (a mix of financial/strategic investors, subject matter expertise and clinicians). 
  • LOI Deadline: April 22
    University of California Research Initiatives: Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives

    MRPI funding supports innovative multicampus research collaborations that strengthen UC’s position as a leading public research university. Awards are intended to facilitate outstanding research and cutting edge discoveries that can: Advance research in areas important to UC, California, its people, environment and economy; increase UC’s competitiveness in attracting faculty, graduate students, awards and honors, and extramural funding; support innovative graduate student research at UC.
  • EXTENDED Deadline: May 6
    ImmunoX Hellman Family Clinical-Translational Research Development Award

    ImmunoX proposes an innovative concept in collaborative sciences, seeking to provide young investigators with a 1-2 year opportunity to embed into a proven data-production pipeline (CoLab), to rapidly translate clinical insights into molecular-level understanding of diseases. Through this fellowship, we intend to provide a fertile training ground for clinical-translational research.

Foundations/Other Sources

  • Deadline: April 15
    Whitehall Foundation Bioscience Research Projects

    The Whitehall Foundation supports scholarly research in the life sciences through its research grants and grants-in-aid programs. It is the foundation's policy to support dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by federal agencies or other foundations with a specialized mission. The foundation emphasizes the support of young scientists at the beginning of their careers and productive senior scientists who wish to move into new fields of interest.
  • Deadline: May 4
    Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation - Request for Proposals for the Development of Clinical Quality Measures to Improve Diagnosis

    The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide assistance in the form of grants for the development of innovative clinical quality measures that promote excellence in diagnosis of three categories of disease – acute vascular events, infections and cancer.
  • Deadline: May 18
    Prostate Cancer Foundation 2020 Young Investigator Award
    We are pleased to announce a new round of funding for PCF Young Investigators. We especially encourage young investigators working on prostate cancer health disparities to apply.
  • Deadline: June 12
    Prostate Cancer Foundation 2020 Challenge Award
    The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce a Request for Team Science Applications for PCF Challenge Awards for investigations of metastatic, lethal prostate cancer. These awards will be funded depending on the level of innovation in applications received. High risk, currently unfunded projects are most desired.

NIH Announcements

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To view Cancer Moonshot funding opportunities, search here.