Funding and Award Opportunities for Cancer Research

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

$600,000 paid in $200,000 installments over a 3-year period.  


Award Deadline:

Internal Deadline:  March 27, 2018

Agency Deadline: Full applications due May 30, 2018

Award Description:

The V Foundation for Cancer Research seeks to support translational research projects within the scope of all types of cancers. The Translational Research Award is a $600,000 grant awarded in three annual installments of $200,000. Indirect costs up to a maximum of 10% within the total award are permitted.

Information And Eligibilty Criteria:
  • Applicant Eligibility: Your nominated applicant must be the lead Principal Investigator (PI) on the Translational Award research team. The applicant must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to submit an application:

  • The nominee must be nominated by their Cancer Center Director if the research institution is a cancer center. If the research institution is not a cancer center, then the provost, dean or other senior research administrative official who is responsible for the internal nominee selection process may make the nomination. We do not review unsolicited applications.

  • Applicant must be employed at a non-profit research institution (e.g. 501c3, Section 170).

  • By the Due Date of the Application, the applicant who will lead the research team must have all the following:

  • Be a scientist in a tenure-track faculty position at their cancer research institution. Non-promotable, adjunct, affiliated, temporary, part-time or acting faculty positions are not eligible for Principal Investigator nomination to lead the Translational Research Team.

  • 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 submit the following to Pat Geiger ( 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: --- - Not specified