Inflammatory Breast Cancer Innovator Grants (IBC)

Grants to USA, Canada, and International
Individual Investigators for Breast Cancer Research

GrantWatch ID#: 176908
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Susan G. Komen, Milburn Foundation, the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation

11/28/16 1:00 PM EST

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Grants of up to $60,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual investigators at nonprofit institutions for inflammatory breast cancer research. Funding is intended for investigators from all fields to develop innovative proposals in efforts to increase knowledge and treatments of IBC.

This program will consist of two stages. In the first stage, one year of funding will be awarded to allow investigators to establish the foundation of a robust and innovative IBC research project. In the second stage, awardees will have the opportunity to compete for additional funding to build upon their original project.

Projects may include, but are not limited to, methods that will:

- Develop novel diagnostic methods for rapidly identifying and diagnosing IBC
- Refine genetic/genomic profiling of IBC
- Discover new targeted therapies for IBC
- Explore and further define the causes of IBC
- Discover additional risk factors for IBC

Applicants/PIs may request funding of up to $60,000 per year.

Applicants/PIs may request funding for one year.

Principal Investigators:

- Must have a doctoral degree, including M.D., Ph.D., Dr.PH, D.O., or equivalent.
- May be tenure track or non-tenure track faculty or a Postdoctoral Fellow (note: Postdoctoral Fellows must designate a Lead Mentor. The Lead Mentor must have a full time faculty appointment at the same institution).
- Are not required to be currently conducting IBC research.
- Are not required to be U.S. citizens or residents.
- Must ensure that all past and current Komen-funded Grants are up to date and in compliance with all Komen requirements; e.g., progress report submissions, IRB approvals, etc.


- Must be a non-profit institution or organization anywhere in the world.
- May not be a governmental agency (i.e. NIH, NCI etc.) within any country.
- Must agree to adhere to Komen’s Policies and Procedures for Research and Training Grants, available at

Applicant/PIs must follow the following budget guidelines:

- Personnel costs ARE allowed on the project and may include Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Technicians, and Graduate Students.
- Equipment costs ARE limited to no more than 25% of total direct costs.
- Advocate Involvement: Reasonable compensation of Patient Advocate(s), including travel expenses, is allowed when they perform services that would otherwise be a contracted expense.
- Travel costs ARE allowed for purposes specifically related to the proposed Research Project for the PI and Key Personnel conducting the research (e.g. Postdoctoral Fellow or Graduate Student).
- Publication costs and meeting-related poster printing costs ARE allowed for purposes specifically related to the proposed Research Project.

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

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