Funding Opportunities

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:
  • 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.

Foundations/Other Sources

  • 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.

NIH Announcements

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