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

  • Deadline: May 24
    Translational Pilot RFA

    The Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is requesting applications from teams of investigators on pilot translational projects. Awards of $25,000 for one year.
  • LOI Deadline: May 30
    2020 UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program

    The UC Laboratory Fees Research Program enhances partnerships between UC researchers and laboratory scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Awards from this program promote the development of projects and collaborations that advance the missions of the national laboratories and UC.
  • Deadline: June 15
    Call for M-PDTX Pilot Studies

    The University of California Minority Patient-Derived Xenograft Trial and Development Center (UCaMP) is accepting applications to contribute to the achievement of UCaMP's overall objectives of developing PDX trial strategies for preclinical testing of single agents and drug combinations, with a focus on the predominant racial/ethnic minority populations residing in California. The focus will be on gastric and liver cancers that disproportionately affect Hispanic/Latino Americans and Asian Americans/Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, as well as populations of color for bladder and lung cancer using FDA approved therapeutic agents.

Foundations/Other Sources

  • Deadline: Ongoing
    Brander Beacons Cancer Research Foundation

    Our mission is to invest in breakthrough research, scientists, and programs to prevent, better treat, and cure breast and prostate cancer. We are opening a period for submitting proposals and plan to evaluate and award grants throughout 2019. Our grants are typically $5,000 - $25,000 but open to discussion based on opportunities.
  • Deadline: April 29
    Tina’s Wish Rising Star Grants 2019 [Request for Proposal | Spreadsheet]
    Tina’s Wish is committed to supporting early career researchers who bring fresh approaches to the study of the early detection or prevention of ovarian cancer. The goal is to assist and support promising researchers in the ovarian cancer field and to encourage them to take risks and develop innovative projects.
  • LOI Deadline: May 10
    Mark Foundation 2019 Emerging Leader Award RFP

    The Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards provide grant support to early career investigators conducting high-impact, high-risk cancer research. This award is intended to support highly promising projects for which other sources of funding are not readily available or for a separate innovative endeavor that will allow the applicant to pursue a distinct and novel research direction.
  • Deadline: June 10
    2020 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

    We are accepting applications from foreign-born scientists age 38 and under from now through June 10, 2019. Three winners will each receive a $50,000 unrestricted cash prize and be honored at an awards ceremony in New York City in April 2020.

NIH Announcements

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To view Cancer Moonshot funding opportunities, search here.