Funding Opportunities

Limited Submission Opportunities

(Applications through UCSF Limited Submission Program)

  • Internal deadline: May 2, 2024
    Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

    Purpose: To support young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health.
  • Internal deadline: May 17, 2024
    Macy's Foundation Faculty Scholars

    Purpose: To identify and nurture promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing. Scholars will implement new educational innovations at their home institutions and participate in career development activities.

Intramural Funding Opportunities

For questions about intramural awards, please contact Meredith Donnelly.

  • Deadline: April 30, 2024
    HDFCCC LEAD Conference Travel Grant RFA

    The HDFCCC Office of DEIA Gender Equity Committee is offering conference travel grants for women and gender minorities within the Cancer Center to attend LEAD, a conference designed for women in oncology and hematology. The goal of this conference is to empower women leaders in the hematology and oncology space by providing essential clinical updates, career development, and professional networking. The conference will take place September 27-28th in La Jolla, California.
  • Deadline: April 30, 2024
    HDFCCC Clinical Research Staff Project Support RFA

    The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is requesting applications from Clinical Research staff to support research conference travel or publication fees.

Foundations/Other Sources

  • Deadline: Apr 18, 2024
    Gateway for Cancer Research Grant Opportunities

    Gateway for Cancer Research funds early phase investigator-initiated oncology trials focusing on: new investigational therapies, new indications, de-escalation of treatment, mitigation of treatment toxicity, predictive biomarkers (with a therapeutic component), and integrative medicine within the overall research areas of Biomarkers (prognostic or predictive with supportive treatment), Gene Therapy, Basket Trials, Immunotherapy, and Targeted Therapies. [UCSF contact for questions: [email protected]]
  • LOI Deadline: Apr 29, 2024
    The Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards

    Supports innovative cancer research from the next generation of leaders. These grants are awarded to outstanding early career investigators to support high-impact, high-risk projects that are distinct from their current research portfolio.
  • Deadline: May 13, 2024
    Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Award (Winn CDA) for Early-Stage Investigator Physicians

    Winn CDA is a 2-year program designed to support the career development of early-stage investigator physicians who are underrepresented in medicine (URiM) or who have a demonstrated commitment to increasing diversity in clinical research. (Cancer Center members may reach out to Robbie Díaz at [email protected] to request support with their applications.)
  • Deadline: May 15, 2024
    Laboratory for Genomics Research (LGR) Innovation Award
    The Laboratory for Genomics Research (LGR) Innovation Awards program aims to support early-stage technology development projects that could mature into future UC-LGR collaborative projects. Innovation Awards are one-year research grants to support labs at the UCSF and UC Berkeley campuses with an interest in developing highly innovative ideas into early proofs of concept across the field of functional genomics and CRISPR/Cas-based tool development. The goal for these awards is to support the development of novel platform technologies, disease-related model systems, and the application of these to functional genomics screens. The award is open to Faculty or faculty-equivalent status with primary appointments at UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley.