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2018 LCRF Scientific Grant Program

Grants to USA, Canada, and International
Researchers for Lung Cancer Research Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF)

Deadline Date:

07/02/18 11:59 PM US ET

Description:

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Grants of up to $75,000 per year for two years to USA, Canada, and International individual researchers who are affiliated with a nonprofit academic or research institution, for projects that focus on one or more of the following areas of lung cancer research:

- Basic science
- Translational research
- Clinical research
- Supportive care
- Quality of care/outcomes

The Foundation encourages applications for projects investigating a wide variety of research topics, including:

- Improving our understanding of lung cancer biology
- Prevention and screening for early detection
- Identification of new biomarkers and the development of targeted therapies
- Development of more effective and safer therapies
- Psychosocial research including supportive measures for people with lung cancer and their families
- Quality of care and outcomes research for the improvement of healthcare standards and overall patient outcomes

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172990

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum award amount is $150,000 for a period of two years (disbursed at $75,000 per year).

Term of Contract:

The grant is for a period of two years (disbursed at $75,000 per year). Projects may begin in November of 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Investigators from USA and international institutions are eligible to apply for LCRF funding. Individuals must be affiliated with a nonprofit academic or research institution and fall into one of the following categories:

- Students and fellows
- Young and mid-career investigators with less than ten years’ experience since initial faculty appointment
- Non-tenure track researchers, staff scientists, and clinicians

Senior investigators with more than ten years’ experience since faculty appointment are generally not eligible for funding and are encouraged to mentor a junior team member through the application process.

LCRF will not support institutional indirect/facilities and administrative costs.

Please Note:

- The LCRF grant must be the primary source of support for the project. Additional secondary funding (e.g. for core services support) is permitted.
- Any equipment costs must be limited and directly applicable to the research project (i.e. large, general equipment costs are not permitted).
- Direct patient care costs that could be reimbursed by other sources will not be covered.
- Travel and publication costs are permitted.

Pre-Application Information:

Summary of timeline:

July 2, 2018, 11:59pm, US Eastern time: Application deadline
October 31, 2018: Award decisions announced
November 2018: Projects begin

A preview of the full application is available here: http://lcrf.org/application_preview

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

All applications must be submitted through LCRF's online grants management system: https://lcrf.org/grantinterface

grants@lungfund.org
212.588.1580

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.