Current Grant Opportunities

Cancer Center Pilot Grants

 Winter 2015 MCW Cancer Center Seed Grant RFA (Required LOI due December 22, 2014; Grant Applications due January 26, 2015)

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Cancer Center is requesting applications for the seed grant opportunities shown below. This Request for Applications (RFA) contains funding opportunities in excess of $800,000. Please read the RFA Announcement below for important guidance on new application requirements and new award policies, as well as information on the seed grant peer review process, evaluation criteria, and grant writing resources & assistance. Please direct any questions about this RFA to Michael Anello, Research Grants Coordinator for the MCW Cancer Center (manello@mcw.edu, 955-2802).

Award start dates will be May 1, 2015.


Deadlines

December 22, 2014

REQUIRED Letter of Intent (non-binding) must be sent to manello@mcw.edu by 5:00 p.m.

January 19, 2015

Submit your Funding Proposal in eBridge to the Grants & Contracts Office by 5 p.m.

January 26, 2015

REQUIRED: Email the Grants & Contracts Approval to manello@mcw.edu by 5 p.m.


Seed Grant Funding Opportunities

ACS Pilot Research Grants (ANY CANCER)
$30,000 1-year award; 2 awards planned

Ann’s Hope Award for Melanoma Cancer Research
$75,000 1-year award; 1 award planned

Award for Innovative Projects Leveraging Unique MCW Facilities or Resources (ANY CANCER)
$100,000 1-year award; 1 award planned

Independent Research Seed Grant in Breast or Prostate Cancer
$100,000 2-year award; 3 awards planned

Kathy Duffey Fogarty Award for Breast Cancer Research - Translational Research Focus
$50,000 1-year award; 1 award planned

Kurtis R. Froedtert Clinical Trials Office Seed Grant (ANY CANCER)
2-year award; 1-3 awards planned; Unspecified Amount: based on specific proposal costs

Population Sciences Research Program Seed Grant (ANY CANCER)
$25,000 2-year award; 2 awards planned

Rosenberg Award for Translational Cancer Research (ANY CANCER)
$80,000 2-year award; 1 award planned

Translational Research Program Seed Grant (ANY CANCER)
$50,000 1-year award; 1 award planned


Documents

 Faculty Travel & Career Development Awards

Ongoing; contact Mike Anello (manello@mcw.edu) for details.

NCI/NIH Funding Opportunities

 NCI, Validation of Molecular Diagnostics to Predict Patient Outcomes Using Specimens from Multi-Site Cancer Trials (R21) **Applications Due February 16, 2015**

NCI, Validation of Molecular Diagnostics to Predict Patient Outcomes Using Specimens from Multi-Site Cancer Trials (R21)

Applications Due February 16, 2015.

 NCI, Cancer Prevention, Control, Behavioral Sciences, and Population Sciences Career Development Award (K07) **Applications Due February 12, 2015**

NCI, Cancer Prevention, Control, Behavioral Sciences, and Population Sciences Career Development Award (K07)

Applications Due February 12, 2015.

 NIH, Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (UH2/UH3) **Applications Due March 6, 2015**

NIH, Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (UH2/UH3)

Applications Due March 6, 2015.

 NHLBI, Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research (K01) **Applications Due February 18, 2015**

NHLBI, Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research (K01)

Applications Due February 18, 2015.

 NIH, Centers for Common Disease Genomics (UM1) **Applications due April 7, 2015**

NIH, Centers for Common Disease Genomics (UM1)

Applications due April 7, 2015.

Foundations & Organizations

AACR

 Kure It-AACR Research Grant for Immunotherapy in Kidney Cancer **Applications Due January 5, 2015**

Kure It-AACR Research Grant for Immunotherapy in Kidney Cancer

Applications Due January 5, 2015.

 Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research **Applications Due January 20, 2015**

Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research

Applications Due January 20, 2015.

 Debbie's Dream Foundation-AACR Gastric Cancer Research Fellowships **Applications Due January 20, 2015**

Debbie's Dream Foundation-AACR Gastric Cancer Research Fellowships

Applications Due January 20, 2015.

Other

 Avon Foundation for Women: Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Research Program **Letter of Intent (required) is due January 31, 2015; Applications due March 28, 2015**

Avon Foundation for Women: Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Research Program

Letter of Intent (required) is due January 31, 2015; Applications due March 28, 2015.

 The Hope Foundation: The SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award **Applications Due March 15, 2015**

The Hope Foundation: The SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award

Applications Due March 15, 2015.

 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS): Translational Research Program **Letter of Intent (Required) due by February 15, 2015; Applications due March 1, 2015**

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS): Translational Research Program

Letter of Intent (Required) due by February 15, 2015; Applications due March 1, 2015.

 Voices Against Brain Cancer: Brain Cancer Research Grant **Applications due March 31, 2015**

Voices Against Brain Cancer: Brain Cancer Research Grant

Applications due March 31, 2015.

 St. Baldrick's Foundation: CHILDHOOD CANCERS

St. Baldrick's Foundation: CHILDHOOD CANCERS

Funding Categories

  • St. Baldrick’s Fellows
  • St. Baldrick’s Scholars
  • Research grants
  • Supportive Care Research grants
  • Consortium Research grants
  • St. Baldrick’s Summer Fellows

***LIMITED SUBMISSION***

MCW may submit only one application per funding category, with the following exceptions:

  • MCW may submit two applications in the Research Grant category
  • There is no limit to the number of applications that may be submitted to the Consortium Category. You do not need to compete within MCW.
  • It is possible for MCW to receive funding in more than one funding category.

MCW Deadline

For all funding categories, except the Consortium Category, submit a two-page letter of intent indicating the funding category, and biosketch of the PI to manello@mcw.edu by  5 p.m. on January 21, 2015.

Senior Cancer Center faculty will review the letters and select applicants for each funding category. PIs will be notified by January 26, 2014.

St. Baldrick’s Deadline

Letter of Intent (Required) due by 5 p.m. on January 30, 2015; Applications due April 4, 2015.

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