Limited Submission Opportunities
(Applications through LSO office)
- Pre-app deadline: Sept 29
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
- Pre-app deadline: Oct 6
Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
- LOI deadline: Oct 11
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
- LOI deadline: Oct 13
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI): Instrument Acquisition or Development
- Pre-app deadline: Oct 26
WM Keck Foundation Medical Research and Science & Engineering Programs
Intramural Funding Opportunities
- Deadline: Sept 27
UCSF RAP Fall 2021 Cycle
The UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) offers a single online application process for a variety of intramural grants. Grants of interest include:
- Pilot Award in Precision Imaging of Cancer and Therapy ($50,000)
- Pilot Award for Pancreas Cancer ($50,000)
- Global Cancer Pilot Award ($40,000)
- Informing Tobacco Product Regulation ($50,000)
- Pilots for Junior Investigators and Established Investigators in Basic and Clinical Sciences ($40,000 - 50,000)
- Deadline: Sept 28
UCSF Microbiome Research Program 2021
The Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research is excited to be able to collaborate with the Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine (BCMM) on their 2021 Call for Proposals. The BCMM seeks to advance the field of microbiome research at UCSF by funding proposals that develop novel tools, promote understanding of microbial-host interactions, and foster translational research.
- Deadline: Sept 30
UCSF Community Wellbeing Grants
To support the wellbeing of the internal UCSF community, the University is now offering grants for projects that promote various forms of wellness – whether emotional, physical, social, financial, professional, environmental or spiritual.
- Deadline: Oct 1
Rombauer Fellowship for Junior Faculty
The UCSF Pancreas Center invites applications for faculty support from the Joan Rombauer UCSF Endowed Fellowship. This Endowment was established to support career development for faculty who wish to do research on pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
- Deadline: Oct 18
HDFCCC Pancreas Cancer RFA
Thanks to a generous donation from the Shorenstein Foundation, the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is requesting applications for investigators with on-going basic and/or translational research projects that could logically be expanded to include pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Collaboration with established pancreas cancer researchers is encouraged and a letter of support from the established pancreas cancer investigator is required. This RFA is open to any UCSF researchers with faculty status.
- Deadline: Nov 1
HDFCCC Laboratory Research Related to Social Determinants of Health RFA
The Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is accepting applications for laboratory (basic) research projects that address underlying mechanisms of social determinants of health.
- Deadline: Dec 3
HDFCCC K12 Physician Scholar Program in Clinical Oncology (PSPCO)
The goal of PSPCO is to foster the development of the next generation of clinical scientists to be effective partners with discovery scientists and conduct high impact and innovative patient-centered cancer research. PSPCO will support up to 4 cancer-focused physicians each year, giving them 75% protected research time for up to 2 years. Scholars will also receive specific training related to patient-facing clinical research and career development skills. The first scholars will begin in July 2022. The program is led by Emily Bergsland, MD and Trever Bivona, MD/PhD. More information coming soon. Email Jennifer Seuferer with questions. Open to junior faculty.
- Deadline: Sept 28
NCCN/Lilly Request for Proposals (RFP) to Optimize Biomarker Driven Therapy in Lung and Thyroid Cancers
The intent of this RFP is to encourage NCCN Member Institutions to submit proposals describing concepts and ideas for developing, implementing and evaluating healthcare provider performance and/or healthcare quality improvement initiatives to improve patient care and outcomes in relation to molecular profiling and targeted therapies for lung and thyroid cancers.
- Deadline: Oct 1
Burroughs Wellcome Fund: 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.
- Please email [email protected] to announce your intention to apply, then follow application instructions in RFP, conferring with your Research Services Coordinator as needed.
- Deadline: Nov 30
AACR Clinical Oncology Research (CORE) Training Fellowships Program
This program is designed to provide an effective industry-academic clinical practicum with a unique training opportunity to develop academic clinicians in drug development. Each fellowship provides $100,000 over one year for the fellow to work on site at the facility of one of the AACR’s pharmaceutical industry partners.
If you are a Cancer Center member who is interested in applying and receiving grant writing support, please contact Erin Bank.
To view NCI funding opportunities, search here