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TitleOrganizationKeywordsLOI Due DateApplication Due Date
ACCR-Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance-Deborah Mueller Foundation Fund Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Innovation and Discovery GrantsAmerican Association for Cancer Researchbreast cancer, innovation, early stage,4/12/2024
Fellowship AwardsFoundation for Women's Wellness (FWW)Lung cancer research fellowships, postdoctoral training4/15/2024
Young Investigator AwardsProstate Cancer Foundation (PCF)prostate cancer, young investigator, career development, disparities, metastatic, implementation, clinical trials4/15/2024
AACR Cancer Disparities Research FellowshipAmerican Association for Cancer Researchcancer disparities research, early career4/16/2024
NCI / SPORE ProgramGateway for Cancer ResearchEarly-phase, clinical trials, early-stage, ESI4/18/2024
(NOSI): Administrative Supplements for Contemporary Modifiable Exposures and Cancer Across the Life Course and Cancer Control ContinuumNational Cancer InstituteArtificial intelligence, AI, Early detection, screening, diagnosis, risk prediction4/22/2024
New Investigator Research Grant ProgramLeukemia Research Foundation, Inc.Leukemia, Lymphoma, Translational Research, early-stage, ESI2/16/20244/26/2024
Emerging Leader AwardMark Foundation for Cancer Researchearly career, labortory, data, medical 4/29/2024
Elsa U. Pardee GrantElsa U. Pardee FoundationNovel Treatments, early stage4/30/2024
(NOSI): Dissemination and Implementation Science for Cancer Prevention and Control in Low Resource EnvironmentsNational Cancer Institutecareer development, disabilities, diversity, inclusion , 5/7/2024
Career Development Awards for Translational ResearchLUNGevity FoundationTranslational lung cancer research, early-stage investigators2/9/20245/8/2024
Robert A. Winn Career Development Award (Winn CDA)Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundationclinical development award, early career5/13/2024
Victoria’s Secret Global Fund for Women’s Cancers Career Development Award, in partnership with Pelotonia & AACRAmerican Association for Cancer Researchwomen, health disparities, early career, development5/15/2024
Use of Digital Health Technologies in Clinical Investigations to Support Drug and Biological Product Development (U01) Clinical Trials OptionalNational Institutes of HealthDigital health, AI, early detection, clinical, support, 5/20/2024
Preclinical Hub (PCH) ProgramChildren's Tumor Foundationpreclinical, clinical, early stage, pediatric, 5/20/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35)National Institutes of HealthHealth Careers Opportunity Program, Cancer Symptom Management, Gene Editing, Cancer Survivorship, Training5/25/2024
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Curriculum or Methods Development (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 5/25/2024
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Research Experiences (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 5/25/2024
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Courses for Skills Development (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 5/25/2024
NIA MSTEM: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research (ADAR) through Undergraduate Education (R25 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health aging research, biomedical research, career development, diverse backgrounds, educational activities, health disparities, MSTEM fields, research experiences, underrepresented groups4/25/20245/25/2024
NINDS Program Project Grant (P01 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Healthearly career4/25/20245/25/2024
Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Human Required)National Institutes of Healthearly-stage investigators, basic research, human studies, innovative approaches, high-risk research5/29/2024
Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthearly-stage investigators, basic research, clinical trials (not allowed), innovative approaches, high-risk research5/29/2024
Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) Award (R16 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health support, early career, 5/29/2024
Support for Research Excellence – First Independent Research (SuRE-First) Award (R16 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health support, early career, 5/29/2024
Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) (T34)National Institutes of Healthearly career, health disparities, workforce development, 5/29/2024
Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) (T34)National Institutes of Healthearly career, health disparities, workforce development, 5/29/2024
Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) (K12 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Health Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers, Women's Health, BIRCWH, K12 Clinical Trial Optional5/30/2024
NIDCR Mentoring Network to Promote a Diverse Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Workforce (UE5 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health early career, health disparities, workforce development, oral, 4/30/20245/30/2024
AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award American Association for Cancer Researchcancer research, early career, tenure-track, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, basic, translational, clinical4/4/20246/3/2024
NHLBI Early Phase Clinical Trials for Therapeutics and/or Diagnostics for HLBS Disorders (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthearly -stage, therapeutics, disorders, clincal 5/5/20246/4/2024
NHLBI Early Phase Clinical Trials for Therapeutics and/or Diagnostics for HLBS Disorders (R33 CT Required)National Institutes of Healthearly -stage, therapeutics, disorders, clincal 5/5/20246/4/2024
National Cancer Institute's Investigator-Initiated Early Phase Clinical Trials for Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (R01 Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthclinical trials, early phase, treatment, diagnosis, innovative therapies1/5/20246/5/2024
International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed?National Institutes of Healthglobal health, career development, collaborative research5/5/20246/5/2024
(NOSI): Administrative Supplements for Assessing and Enhancing Survivorship CareNational Cancer Instituteearly career, survivorship, health care,6/5/2024
2024 R Accelerated GrantAlex's Lemonade Standearly career, early stage, pediatric 6/6/2024
Exploratory Grants in Cancer Control (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthExploratory, Early-stage, cancer control, novel, ESI5/8/20246/7/2024
Research Grant on Early Detection and Pre-Neoplasia in Lung CancerLung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF)Early detection of lung cancer, biomarkers3/4/20246/10/2024
Minority Career Development Award (CDA) in Lung CancerLung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF)Minority lung cancer researchers, career development3/4/20246/10/2024
Exploring Proteogenomic Approaches to Unravel the Mechanisms of Mis-Folded Protein Accumulation in Tauopathies (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health genetics, protien, biology, mechanisms, early stage5/10/20246/10/2024
Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)National Cancer Institutecancer informatics, clinical trials (optional), technology development, early adopters, innovation5/12/20246/11/2024
Early-Stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)National Cancer Institutecancer informatics, clinical trials (optional), technology development, proof-of-concept, feasibility5/12/20246/11/2024
NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of HealthDiversity, Research Scientist Development, Clinical Trial, ESI6/12/2024
NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthDiversity, Early-stage, training, career transition, postdoctoral, biomedical, ESI6/12/2024
NCI Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22  Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of HealthClinical Trials, Diversity, Early-stage, Career Transition, postdoctoral, ESI6/12/2024
NCI Clinical and Translational Exploratory/Developmental Studies (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthClinical Trials, Early-stage, diagnosis, precention, disparities, molecules, xenograft, biology, ESI6/12/2024
NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)National Cancer Instituteearly career development, independent research6/12/2024
NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08 No Independent Clinical Trials)National Cancer Instituteearly-career, mentored, diversity, 6/12/2024
The NCI Transition Career Development Award (K22 Independent Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Health cancer research, tenure-track faculty position, mentored research training, career development, clinical trials6/12/2024
Early Career Investigator GrantOvarian Cancer Research AllianceEarly-stage, Ovarian3/27/20246/13/2024
Collaborative Research Development GrantOvarian Cancer Research AllianceInterdisciplinary collaborations, screening and early detection, etiology and prevention,
molecular therapeutics, cancer biology and genetics
3/27/20246/13/2024
Collaborative Research Development Grant – AIOvarian Cancer Research AllianceInterdisciplinary collaborations, screening and early detection, etiology and prevention,
molecular therapeutics, cancer biology and genetics, AI, Artificial Intelligence
3/27/20246/13/2024
'A' Award GrantAlex's Lemonade Stand Foundationpediatric, innovation, early career, early stage6/13/2024
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Early-Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthearly-stage, postdoctoral, cancer control, cancer prevention, data science6/14/2024
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Early-Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Required)National Institutes of Healthearly-stage, postdoctoral, cancer control, cancer prevention, data science6/14/2024
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Early-Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)National Institutes of Healthearly-stage, postdoctoral, cancer control, cancer prevention, data science6/14/2024
Seed Grants for Early-Stage ResearchGastric Cancer FoundationEarly-stage, Gastric cancer, 3/29/20246/14/2024
Mechanisms that Impact Cancer Risk after Bariatric Surgery (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthInvestigator-Initiated Research, surgery, early-stage5/17/20246/16/2024
Modulating Human Microbiome Function to Enhance Immune Responses Against Cancer (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthmicrobiome, immune response, novel molecules, early-stage6/16/2024
Exploratory Grant Award to Promote Workforce Diversity in Basic Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthearly- career, training, basic 6/18/2024
Mentored Clinician Scientist GrantOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundationearly career, development, clincal6/20/2024
Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award Extension Request (Type 4 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthEarly-stage, innovation, ESI 7/1/2024
Advancing Genomic Medicine Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Healthinnovation, health disparities, genomic information, early-stage, 7/8/2024
Advancing Genomic Medicine Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Healthinnovation, health disparities, genomic information, early-stage, 7/8/2024
Pathway to Independence Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Required )National Institutes of HealthEarly-Stage, Tobacco, postdoctoral, 5/12/20247/12/2024
Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough ScientistsDamon Runyon Cancer Research Foundationearly stage, early career7/15/2024
CureSearch Young Investigator Awards in Pediatric OncologyCureSearch for Children's CancerPediatric oncology, young investigators, early-stage4/14/20247/22/2024
Technologies and Assays for Therapeutic Genome Editing INDs (U01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health therapeutics, genomics, genetics, early stage 6/26/20247/26/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions with NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)National Institutes of HealthEarly-stage, predoctoral, training, clinical, fellowship, physician 8/8/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)National Institutes of HealthEarly-stage, predoctoral, training, clinical, fellowship, physician 8/8/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity)National Institutes of HealthEarly-stage, predoctoral, training, clinical, fellowship, physician, Diversity, 8/8/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)National Institutes of HealthFellowship, Postdoctoral, early-stage, mentor, 8/8/2024
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity)?National Cancer Instituteearly career, predoctoral, diversity8/8/2024
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer ResearchAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)breast cancer, early career, innovation, translational, clinical, 5/16/20248/13/2024
Damon Runyon Fellowship AwardDamon Runyon Cancer Research Foundationpostdoctoral fellowship, support8/15/2024
Early Career Investigator Award (Breast Cancer)METAvivorBreast cancer, early-career researchers, independent research, clinical research optional3/12/20248/18/2024
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Health early career, innovation 8/19/2024
Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial DiversityCancer Research Institute (CRI)Cancer research diversity, postdoctoral training, early-stage3/1/20249/1/2024
Immuno-Informatics Postdoctoral Fellowship ProgramCancer Research Institute (CRI)Immuno-informatics research, cancer immunotherapy3/1/20249/1/2024
CRI Irvington Postdoctoral FellowshipCancer Research Institute (CRI)Cancer research training, career development3/1/20249/1/2024
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Quantum Sensing in Biomedical Applications (SBIR/STRR)National Institutes of Health quantum sensing, biomedicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), healthcare, novel imaging systems, early disease detection9/5/2024
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of Health early career, Limited8/6/20249/6/2024
(NOSI): Dietary Effects on Nutrient Sensing Pathways in Tumor Etiology and PreventionNational Cancer InstituteLow-resource settings, affordable, dietary effects, tumor development, nutritional strategies, oncometabolites, signaling pathways, gene regulation, cellular processes, cell fate decisions, metabolic homeostasis, stem cell changes, systemic or local inflammation, pro-tumorigenic environment, treatment-related cardiotoxicity, early detection, childhood cancer survivors9/7/2024
(NOSI): Research on the Etiology, Early Detection, Screening and Prevention of Early-Onset Colorectal CancerNational Cancer InstituteEarly detection, disparities, diagnosis, underserved populations, underrepresented populations9/7/2024
(NOSI): Mechanisms Driving Obesity
and Prostate Cancer Risk
National Cancer Institutesurveillance methods, data collection, analysis, dissemination, trends, patterns, Early detection, emerging threats 9/7/2024
NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthEarly Independence Awards, Small Research Grants, Digital Pathomics, Investigator-Initiated Research9/9/2024
Enhancing Biomedical Engineering, Imaging, and Technology Acceleration (BEITA) at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthDiversity, training, bioengineering, imaging, innovation, education, 8/31/20249/30/2024
Advancing Research Careers (ARC) Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award to Promote Diversity (F99/K00 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healtheducation, skills development, biomedical, development, predoctoral, postdoctoral10/11/2024
Clinician Scientist Development Grant (CSDG)American Cancer Society (ACS)Clinician-scientists, career development, cancer research10/15/2024
Discovery Boost Grants (DBG)American Cancer Society (ACS)High-risk, high-reward cancer research, early-stage investigators10/15/2024
Research Scholar GrantsAmerican Cancer Society (ACS)Postdoctoral cancer researchers, mentored research training10/15/2024
Postdoctoral FellowshipsAmerican Cancer Society (ACS)Cancer research training, career development10/15/2024
AHEAD (Advancing Health Equity and Addressing Cancer Disparities) AwardsAmerican Cancer Societyearly career, translational cancer research, high-risk, high-reward10/15/2024
Mechanistic links between diet, lipid metabolism, and tumor growth and progression (UH2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthGut, Diet, lipids, biology, early-stage, biochemistry9/26/202410/26/2024
(NOSI): Improving Outcomes in Cancer Treatment-Related CardiotoxicityNational Cancer Institutecardiotoxicity, heart health, collaboration, early detection, prevention11/5/2024
(NOSI): Career Development Opportunities for Research Within the Mission of the Division of Cancer Prevention at the National Cancer InstituteNational Cancer InstituteEarly-career, academic scientists, diagnostics, therapeutics, 11/12/2024
(NOSI): Mentored Career Development Awards to Foster the Careers of Investigators Pursuing Research Related to Down syndrome as Part of the INCLUDE ProjectNational Institutes of Health Mentored Career Development INCLUDE Project, Down Syndrome, Research11/12/2024
Lustgarten Foundation-Swim Across America-AACR Pancreatic Cancer Early Detection Research GrantAmerican Association for Cancer Research (AACR)? Pancreatic cancer, Early detection, 10/16/202311/16/2024
The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Cancer InstituteNCI, Predoctoral, Postdoctoral, training, Fellow Transition Award, Early Stage11/19/2024
Project Cure CRC: 2024 Request for ProposalsColorectal Cancer AllianceColorectal, clinical, translational, survirorship, early career, early stage12/31/2024
Clinical Trial GrantsFRAXA Research Foundationclinical, early career, fragile X 12/31/2024
SWOG Trial Support (STrS)The Hope FoundationEarly stage12/31/2024
?(NOSI): Competitive Revision Supplements to Existing T32 Programs to Include Institutional Research Training in Data Science for Infectious and Immune Mediated DiseasesNational Institutes of HealthTraining, clinical, biomedical, innovation, 1/8/2025
Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of HealthUndergraduate, diversity, bioengineering, STEM, Early-stage12/17/20241/17/2025
Advancing Research Careers (ARC) Institutionally-Focused Research Education Award to Promote Diversity (UE5 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healtheducation, skills development, biomedical, development, predoctoral, postdoctoral11/5/20231/29/2025
NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Healthdiabetes, kidney diseases, digestive and blood diseases, education programs, training, curriculum development1/30/2025
NCMRR Early Career Research Award (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)National Institutes of HealthBiomedical Informatics, Cancer Informatics, Health Data Management, Cancer Research3/28/2025
Predoctoral Training in Advanced Data Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) - Institutional Research Training Program [T32]National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Training, Advanced Data Analytics, Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR), Institutional Research Training Program, T325/24/2025
(NOSI): Administrative Supplements for Enhancing Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Populations to Cancer Screening, Cancer Prevention and Symptom Management Clinical TrialsNational Cancer InstituteInnovative technologies, prevention, early detection, new technologies, 6/30/2025
(NOSI): Utilization of Cohorts and Prospective Study Designs for Liquid Biopsy Assay Validation for Early Detection of CancersNational Cancer InstituteEarly detection, Advanced biomarkers, High-risk individuals, early detection7/1/2025
(NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Promote Research Continuity and Retention of NIH Mentored Career Development (K) Award Recipients and ScholarsNational Institutes of Health Administrative Supplements, Research Continuity, Retention, Mentored Career Development, K Award Recipients, Scholars9/30/2025
(NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Promote Research Continuity and Retention of NIH Mentored Career Development (K) Award Recipients and ScholarsNational Institutes of Health supplement, early career, development, scholar, 10/1/2025
(NOSI): Research on HIV-associated MalignanciesNational Cancer InstituteSocial, behavioral , communication, education, strategies, prevention, early detection, treatment, health disparities 9/7/2026
(NOSI): Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry, Re-integration into, and Re-training in Health-Related Research Careers (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)National Institutes of Health Research Supplements, Re-entry, Re-integration, Re-training, Health-Related Research Careers, Clinical Trial Not Allowed10/8/2026

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