Together, they focus on a shared goal:

Creating a world without cancer.

Research

Funding Opportunities:
External Funding Opportunities

National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute

Funding Agency & Grant/Award Name Deadline

NIH Mechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R21) (R01)

May 22, 2017

NIH Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) (RM1)

May 23, 2017

NIH-NICHD Research Education Program (R25)

May 25, 2017

NIH Intensive Longitudinal Analysis of Health Behaviors: Leveraging New Technologies to Understand Health Behaviors (U24)

May 25, 2017

NIH Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation R01

May 30, 2017

NIH Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation R21

May 30, 2017

NIH Intensive Longitudinal Analysis of Health Behaviors: Leveraging New Technologies to Understand Health Behaviors (U01)

June 5, 2017

NIH mHealth Tools for Individuals with Chronic Conditions to Promote Effective Patient-Provider Communication, Adherence to Treatment and Self-Management (R01)

June 5, 2017

NIH Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (R01)

June 5, 2017

NIH Mechanisms of Alcohol-associated Cancers (R01)

June 5, 2017

NIH Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems R01

June 5, 2017

NIH Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes R01

June 5, 2017

NIH Research Projects to Enhance Applicability of Mammalian Models for Translational Research R01

June 5, 2017

NIH Research Projects to Enhance Applicability of Mammalian Models for Translational Research Collaborative R01

June 5, 2017

NIH In-Depth Phenotyping and Research Using IMPC-Generated Knockout Mouse Strains Exhibiting Embryonic or Perinatal Lethality or Subviability (R01)

June 5, 2017

NIH New Directions in Hematology Research (SHINE-II) (RO1)

June 5, 2017

CDC-NIOSH Occupational Safety and Health Research (RO1)

June 5, 2017

NIH Reducing Overscreening for Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancers among Older Adults R01

June 5, 2017

NIH-NINR Community Partnerships to Advance Research (CPAR) R01

June 5, 2017

NIH Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health R01

June 5, 2017

NIH Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) R01

June 5, 2017

NIH Cancer-Related Behavioral Research through Integrating Existing Data R01

June 7, 2017

NIH Alliance of Glycobiologists for Cancer Research: Translational Tumor Glycomics Laboratories (U01)

June 8, 2017

NIH Alliance of Glycobiologists for Cancer Research: Translational Tumor Glycomics Laboratories (Collaborative U01)

June 8, 2017

NIH Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Media Environment (R01) (R21)

June 13, 2017

NIH Improving Smoking Cessation in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations via Scalable Interventions (R01) (R21)

June 13, 2017

NIH Activities to Promote Research Collaborations on Immune-Related Adverse Events (APRC-irAEs) Associated with Cancer Immunotherapy (Admin Supp)

June 15, 2017

NIH Cancer-Related Behavioral Research through Integrating Existing Data R21

June 15, 2017

NIH mHealth Tools for Individuals with Chronic Conditions to Promote Effective Patient-Provider Communication, Adherence to Treatment and Self-Management (R21)

June 16, 2017

NIH Mechanisms of Alcohol-associated Cancers (R21)

June 16, 2017

NIH Biomarkers: Bridging Pediatric and Adult Therapeutics (R21)

June 16, 2017

NIH Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations and Pediatric Drug Delivery Systems (R03) (R21)

June 16, 2017

NIH Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes

June 16, 2017

NIH Reducing Overscreening for Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancers among Older Adults R21

June 16, 2017

NIH-NINR Community Partnerships to Advance Research (CPAR) R21

June 16, 2017

NIH Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE): Pharmacodynamics and In vivo Efficacy Studies for Small Molecules and Biologics/Biotechnology Products (R21/R33)

June 16, 2017

NIH Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03) (R21)

June 16, 2017

NIH Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) R21

June 16, 2017

NIH-NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) (R01)

June 20, 2017

NIH Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology (U01)

June 23, 2017

NIH Early Phase Clinical Trials in Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions (R01)

June 28, 2017

NIH Research Answers to NCI’s Provocative Questions (R01) (R21)

June 28, 2017

NIH National Centers for Cryoelectron Microscopy (U24)

June 30, 2017

HHS-CDC-NIOSH Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (KO1)

July 12, 2017

NIH Genomic Community Resources (U24)

July 13, 2017

NIH Cooperative Agreement to Develop Targeted Agents for Use with Systemic Agents Plus Radiotherapy (U01)

July 14, 2017

NIH Regional Consortia for High Resolution Cryoelectron Microscopy (U24)

August 7, 2017

NIH Inter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R01) (R21)

August 16, 2017

NIH Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01) (R03) (R21)

August 17, 2017

NIH Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) U01

September 13, 2017

NIH Intensive Longitudinal Analysis of Health Behaviors: Leveraging New Technologies to Understand Health Behaviors (U24)

September 25, 2017

NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (R35)

October 3, 2017

NIH Early-Stage Preclinical Validation of Therapeutic Leads for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R01)

October 5, 2017

NIH Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01)

November 21, 2017
NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Improving Graduate Student Preparedness for Entering the Workforce, Opportunities for Supplemental Support Deadlines vary by program
NIH Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers Deadlines vary by program
HHS-AHRQ Announces Continued Interest in Career Development and Dissertation Awards Deadlines vary by program

National Science Foundation

Department of Defense / CDMRP

NEW submission portal

Funding Agency & Grant/Award Name Deadline

DOD-CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

June 8, 2017 (Pre-Applications)

DOD-CDMRP Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)

June 21, 2017 (Pre-Applications)

DOD-CDMRP Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

  • Idea Development Award: JUN 28 – Pre-application; SEP 27 - Application
  • Translational Research Partnership Award: JUN 28 – Pre-application; SEP 27 - Application
  • Investigator Initiated Translational Research Award: JUN 28 – Pre-application; SEP 27 - Application
June 28, 2017 (Pre-Applications)

DOD-CDMRP Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

  • Concept Award: JUL 27 – Pre-application; AUG 10 - Application
July 27, 2017 (Pre-Application)

DOD-CDMRP Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP)

  • Career Development Award: SEP 13 – Pre-application; SEP 27 - Application
September 13, 2017 (Pre-Application)

DOD-AMRMC BAA for Extramural Medical Research

September 30, 2017

DOD-DARPA Biological Technologies Office Open BAA

April 26, 2018

AACR/ACS Funding Opportunities

Funding Agency & Grant/Award Name Deadline

Other

Funding Agency & Grant/Award Name Deadline

USDA-NIFA Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area

June 28, 2017

Health Effects Institute (HEI) Health Effects of Air Pollution

June 30, 2017

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) Convergence Grants

June 30, 2017

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

July 6, 2017

Breast Cancer Alliance Young Investigator Grants

July 21, 2017

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network – NCI, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research KRAS Travel Scholarship

OPEN

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

LOI accepted year-round
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s 2016 NRC Research Associateship Programs Multiple deadlines

Mathers Charitable Foundation Grants

No specified deadline

NASA Human Exploration Research Opportunities

Various

Mathers Charitable Foundation Grants

No specified deadlines

The PEER Health/Philippines concept note solicitation

Various deadlines

Charles Koch Foundation Grants

Proposals accepted continuously
Mathers Charitable Foundation Grants for supporting fundamental basic research in the life sciences No specified deadlines
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