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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


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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:

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:

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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


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.