Funding Opportunities in Cancer Research



For assistance with funding, contact: 
Paige Isom, Project Manager,
Funding and Awards
Phone: 314-454-8980




Siteman Cancer Center — Internal

Barnes-Jewish Foundation

Deadline Funding Opportunity Sponsor Amount Description
Sept. 19, 2014 New internal funding: Cancer Frontier Fund  The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Siteman Cancer Center $400,000 team awards, $100,000 individual awards for 1 year The Foundation funds innovative patient-oriented research. PI must be a Siteman Cancer Center member.
Sept. 22, 2014 New: PCF Global Treatment Sciences Challenge Award for Lethal Prostate Cancer  Prostate Cancer Foundation $1,000,000 per team over 2-3 years This award will support the correlative research around either clinical trials of novel agents or strategies of standard of care. One emphasis is on developing or validating biomarkers that guide therapy in patients or further our understanding of the mechanism by which therapies work. While the focus is on research in humans, the actual trials or treatments themselves will not be supported. Human samples are highly preferred, although at times, model systems might be required to complement the understanding of an important mechanism.  
Sept. 25, 2014 New: Young Investigator Award Conquer Cancer Foundation $50,000 for 1 year YIA provides funding to promising investigators in clinical oncology. Must be physician (MD, DO, or international equivalent) who is currently within the last two years of subspecialty training
Sept. 25, 2014 New: Career Development Award   Conquer Cancer Foundation 3 year cancer grant totaling $200,000 Provides funding to clinical investigators (MD, DO, or international equivalent) within their 1st to 3rd year of primary faculty appointment. Research must be patient-oriented.
Oct. 1, 2014 New: Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Grant  Elsa U. Pardee Foundation On average $125,000-$150,000; Requested grants should be reasonably supported by the scope of the project The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation funds research directed towards identifying treatments or cures for cancer. The Foundation particularly encourages grant applications for a one year period which will allow establishment of capabilities of new cancer researchers, or new cancer approaches by established cancer researchers.
Oct. 15, 2014 New: Pilot and Exploratory Studies Using Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) to Achieve Cancer Health Equity American Cancer Society $200,000 for two years Two types of funding: any cancer site; breast cancer only. The purpose of this RFA is to stimulate research on effective interventions to reduce cancer health disparities using community-based participatory research (CBPR).
Oct. 31, 2014 NEW: Worldwide Cancer Research Grant Worldwide Cancer Research (formerly known as AICR) £250,000 (maximum) The goal of this grant is to support research that might in future help reduce the incidence of cancer or improve cancer survival. Grants support basic or translational research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer.