Funding and Award Opportunities for Cancer Research

Award Name: V Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant
Funding Sponsor: V Foundation for Cancer Research
Funding Sponsor Link:
Award Amount:

The Translational Research Award is a $600,000 grant paid in three annual installments of $200,000. Indirect costs up to 10% are permitted.

Award Deadline:

The internal deadline is: April 1, 2020.

If selected, the agency deadline for full applications is: May 28, 2020.

Award Description:

The V Foundation for Cancer Research seeks to support translational research projects within the scope of all adult cancer research. Translational projects should move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms. Research on the biological basis of cancer disparities is encouraged, but not required.

Information And Eligibilty Criteria:

The nominated applicant must be the lead Principal Investigator (PI) on the Translational Award research team and meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to submit an application:

  • The nominee must be nominated by the Cancer Center Director.

  • They must be a scientist or physician-scientist in a tenure-track faculty position.

  • Applicants must be either a US or Canadian citizen, or have a legal permit to work in the USA (either temporary or permanent).

More Info:

If you are interested in applying for this funding opportunity, please upload the following at for institutional review:

- A brief description of the proposed research including the aims, the significance of the research goals, and a timeline of the project (limited to 1 page).

- A copy of the applicant's CV including education and training, research and professional experience, a biography of the candidate, and a statement of broad eligibility.

For more information on the submission process for this funding opportunity (if you are selected to apply), click HERE.

Category: Limited Opportunity
Target Awardee: --- - All Faculty