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

Foundations/Other Sources

  • Deadline: September 15
    Genentech Health Equity Innovations Fund

    Genentech is pleased to announce the launch of the “Health Equity Innovations Fund,” a grants fund to support the design, development, and scale of innovative solutions to address disparities in health outcomes and advance health equity across therapeutic areas in which Genentech is active. 
  • Deadline: October 1 (please email suzy.beemer@ucsf.edu to announce your intention to apply)
    Burroughs Wellcome Funds Career Awards for Medical Scientists
    The Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) is a highly competitive program that provides $700,000 awards over five years for physician-scientists, who are committed to an academic career, to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research.  Proposals in health services research or involving large-scale clinical trials are not eligible.
  • Pre-proposal Deadline: October 14 (please email elizabeth.edmiston@ucsf.edu for questions or feedback)
    Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation RFP [application]
    Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) is a unique joint drug discovery model focused on collaborating with leading academic medical centers to translate and transform concepts into breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. 
  • Deadline: November 8
    The Emerson Collective Cancer Research Fund is requesting individual or team proposals for research projects related, but not limited to, immunotherapy, metabolic therapies, early detection advancements, 'high risk/high reward' initiatives and/or -omic approaches to cancer and drug development. Positive criteria include the potential of a project to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of cancer.

NIH Announcements

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To view Cancer Moonshot funding opportunities, search here.