External Funding

Updated: October 2020

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Featured cancer-focused external funding opportunities:

SponsorTitleDue DateCategoryType
Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)
Melanoma Research Alliance and St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Young Investigator Awards in Pediatric Melanoma10/21/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Neural Regulation of Cancer (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/21/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Neural Regulation of Cancer (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/21/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications for Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance (P50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/22/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications for Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/22/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications for Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/22/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications for Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/22/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications for Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/22/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Aging, Cancer-Initiating Cells, and Cancer Development (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/27/2020
02/17/2021
Non-LimitedResearch
PfizerPfizer: Needs Assessment – Early Therapy Management with CDK 4/6 Inhibitors in Metastatic Breast Cancer10/29/2020Non-LimitedResearch
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO): 2021 Conquer Cancer – Breast Cancer Research Foundation® Career Development Award (CDA) for Diversity, Inclusion and Breast Cancer Disparities10/29/2020Non-LimitedResearch
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO): 2021 Conquer Cancer – Breast Cancer Research Foundation® Young Investigator Awards for Diversity, Inclusion and Breast Cancer Disparities10/29/2020Non-LimitedTraining/Career
Pfizer
Pfizer: NSCLC Oncogene Driver Considerations in Testing & Treatment10/29/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Visualization Methods and Tools Development for Enhancing Cancer Moonshot Data (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)10/30/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
Cancer Research Institute: Clinic & Laboratory Integration Program (CLIP)11/01/2020Non-LimitedResearch
PfizerPfizer: Biosimilars in Hematologic Malignancies & Supportive Care11/02/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Pfizer
Pfizer: Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Education: Navigating Treatment & Decision Making11/02/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/04/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)
Melanoma Research Alliance and St. Baldrick’s Foundation: Young Investigator Awards in Pediatric Melanoma11/04/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA)
Melanoma Research Alliance: 2020-2021 Request for Proposals Second Release11/04/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Modulating Intestinal Microbiota to Enhance Protective Immune Responses against Cancer (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/06/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Basic and Translational Research on Adducts in Cancer Risk Identification and Prevention (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)11/06/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Modulating Intestinal Microbiota to Enhance Protective Immune Responses against Cancer (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/06/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Basic and Translational Research on Adducts in Cancer Risk Identification and Prevention (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)11/06/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NCI Pediatric In Vivo Testing Program (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/09/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NCI Pediatric In Vivo Testing Program Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/09/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Department of Defense (DOD)
DoD Rare Cancers, Idea Development Award11/12/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) Consortium: Biology, Therapy and Resistance (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/12/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Core Infrastructure Support for Cancer Epidemiology Cohorts (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/12/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Department of Defense (DOD)
DoD Rare Cancers, Resource and Community Development Award11/12/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Department of Defense (DOD)
DoD Rare Cancers, Concept Award11/12/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Feasibility Studies to Build Collaborative Partnerships in Cancer Research (P20 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/13/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
Cancer Research Institute: Technology Impact Award11/15/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Provocative Questions (PQs) in Multiple Myeloma Disparities Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)11/15/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)Research Answers to National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Provocative Questions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)11/17/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)Research Answers to National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Provocative Questions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)11/17/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Research Projects in Cancer Systems Biology (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)11/17/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Development of Innovative Informatics Methods and Algorithms for Cancer Research and Management (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)11/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Early-Stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)11/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)11/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (R01 Clinical Trials Optional)11/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (U01 Clinical Trials Optional)11/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)11/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Sustained Support for Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)11/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Exploratory Grant Award to Promote Workforce Diversity in Basic Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)11/19/2020Non-LimitedResearch
St. Baldrick's FoundationSt. Baldrick's Foundation Spring 2021 Grant Cycle11/20/2020LimitedResearch
Pfizer
Pfizer: Prostate Cancer Disparities Project12/01/2020Non-LimitedResearch
DKMS (DKMS)
DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden (Foundation for Giving Life): John Hansen Research Grant12/08/2020Non-LimitedResearch
American Lung Association (ALA)
American Lung Association: Allergic Respiratory Diseases Award12/10/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Imaging, Biomarkers and Digital Pathomics for the Early Detection of Premetastatic Aggressive Cancer (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)12/10/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation2021 Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award12/11/2020LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Investigation of the Transmission of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)12/15/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF)
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) and RUNX1 Research Program (RRP) Early Career Investigator Grant12/16/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NCI Clinical and Translational Exploratory/Developmental Studies (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)12/18/2020Non-LimitedResearch
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation
Cancer Research Grants12/31/2020Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)01/04/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)National Cancer Institute Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional)01/07/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23 Independent Clinical Trial Required)01/07/2021Non-LimitedTraining/Career
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)01/07/2021Non-LimitedTraining/Career
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)01/07/2021Non-LimitedTraining/Career
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)01/07/2021Non-LimitedTraining/Career
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)01/07/2021
Non-LimitedTraining/Career
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Stimulating Innovations in Behavioral Intervention Research for Cancer Prevention and Control (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)01/07/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08 Independent Clinical Trial Required)01/07/2021Non-LimitedTraining/Career
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)01/07/2021
02/12/2021
Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02 - Independent Clinical Trial Required)01/07/2021
02/12/2021
Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)01/07/2021
02/12/2021
Non-LimitedResearch
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO): Long-Term International Fellowship (LIFe)01/14/2021Non-LimitedTraining/Career
Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
Cancer Research Institute: Lloyd J. Old STAR Program01/15/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) Incubator Program for New Cancer Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)01/20/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers for Years 2021, 2022, 2023 (P50 Clinical Trial Required)01/25/2021
05/25/2021
Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)NCI Small Grants Program for Cancer Research for Years 2020, 2021, and 2022 (NCI Omnibus R03 Clinical Trial Optional)01/07/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)02/05/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Program to Assess the Rigor and Reproducibility of Extracellular Vesicle-Derived Analytes for Cancer Detection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)02/05/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Clinical Characterization of Cancer Therapy-induced Adverse Sequelae and Mechanism-based Interventional Strategies (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)02/11/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Co-infection and Cancer (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)02/16/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)02/16/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Assay Validation of High Quality Markers for Clinical Studies in Cancer (UH2/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)02/18/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Assay Validation of High Quality Markers for Clinical Studies in Cancer (UH3 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)02/18/2021Non-LimitedResearch
Mark Foundation for Cancer Research (MARK FOU F)
Mark Foundation Endeavor Awards03/01/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)03/15/2021Non-LimitedResearch
B*Cured
Brain Cancer Research Investigator Grant04/01/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Cancer Institute (NCI)Metastasis Research Network (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)05/28/2021Non-LimitedResearch
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology (K12 Clinical Trial Optional)06/17/2021Non-LimitedResearch