Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Funding Opportunities

Sylvester NIH Funding Program

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is implementing the Sylvester NIH Funding Program to help support cancer related research. The program will provide supplemental funding to principal investigators who have scored within the fundable range of the NIH Scoring System described below.

Types of Funding Requests

NCI Supplemental Funding

  • NCI R01 Continuation (Type II A0): Applications with a percentile of 30 and lower receive funding of $120,000
  • NCI R01 New (Type I A0): Applications with a percentile of 25 and lower receive funding of $100,000
  • Multiple PI NCI Applications: Will receive up to twice the amount of funding from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

NIH Cancer-Related Supplemental Funding

  • NIH R01 Continuation, cancer-related (Type II A0): Applications with a percentile of 25 and lower receive funding of $100,000
  • NIH R01 New, cancer-related (Type I A0): Applications with a percentile of 20 and lower receive $80,000
  • Multiple PI NIH, cancer-related applications/awards: Will receive up to twice the amount of funding from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Eligibility:

  • Only Cancer Center members may apply
  • Application must be cancer-related
  • Only 2 projects can be funded within a four year period

Deadline : Ongoing

To apply, please visit the Sylvester NIH Funding Program application page.

*For assistance with application, guidelines, or Wize Hive information, please contact:

Carla Palma, MBA
Director, Sylvester Administration
305.243.1762

Sylvester K Award Funding Program

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce the support of the Sylvester K Award Funding Program. The purpose of this program is to provide supplemental funding to be shared between the principal investigator and mentor for newly awarded NIH K grants.

Types of Funding Requests

NIH-NCI Supplemental Funding

  • * Newly awarded grants will receive supplemental funding of $75,000 to be shared between the principal investigator and mentor.

Other NIH Cancer Related Supplemental Funding

  • * Newly awarded grants will receive supplemental funding of $50,000 to be shared between the principal investigator and mentor.

Eligibility:

  • Only Cancer Center members may apply
  • Application must be cancer-related
  • Only 2 projects can be funded within a four year period
  • PI salary will not be covered

Deadline : Ongoing

*For assistance with application, guidelines, or Wize Hive information, please contact:

Carla Palma, MBA
Director, Sylvester Administration
305.243.1762

Global Oncology Innovation Grant

The Global Oncology Innovation Grant will provide funding to promising investigators to research an innovative methodology to improve cancer control in LMIC in Latin America and the Caribbean. Applicants should be mindful of the definition of a LMIC as defined by The World Bank.

Applicants are encouraged to be innovative in their research proposal. Proposed research projects could include, but are not limited to:

  • Clinical and translational research
  • Innovative care delivery
  • Prevention and palliative care
  • Implementation research
  • Health systems, outcomes and economics research related to cancer control and care

Budget & Project Period:

* Application deadline is September 1, 2017 * $25,000 beginning December 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018

To apply please go to the Global Oncology Innovation Grant page

Stephanie Pavolini
Project Manager
Global Oncology & International Programs
(305) 243-4510
s.pavolini@umiami.edu

American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Pilot Projects

The American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Pilot Projects Grant provides funds for meritorious cancer research that cannot be readily supported through other funding mechanisms. The primary purpose of the ACS IRG is to provide seed funds for the initiation of promising new projects or novel ideas by junior faculty members that do not have external grant support. Applicants should have less than six years’ experience in an independent research position or faculty appointment and must not currently hold any peer-reviewed funding. Senior faculty and postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to apply. Two awards of $45,000 each are available for a one year period.

Deadline Extension : August 31, 2017

Funding Newsletter

The monthly Funding Newsletter compiles information on local and national awards/grants for doctors and researchers. Included are NIH notices, foundation and other sources, program announcements, and requests for applications.

Download the September 2017 Funding Newsletter

Download the September 2017 NIH-NCI Newsletter

Download the September 2017 Funding Newsletter for Trainees

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