AACR-DEBBIE’S DREAM FOUNDATION INNOVATION AND DISCOVERY GRANTS

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

The inaugural AACR-Debbie’s Dream Foundation Innovation and Discovery Grant is a new grant mechanism that seeks to encourage innovation and translation of ideas from basic research into new treatment options for gastric cancer.

Applications are invited from researchers currently in the field as well as investigators with experience in other areas of cancer or biomedical research.

Each grant provides $50,000 over one year for expenses related to the research project. Grant funds may be used for research expenses attributable to the project, which may include supplemental salary support, equipment, research/laboratory supplies, and other research expenses (indirect costs not permitted).

Deadline: Aug. 17, 2023

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

At the start of the grant term on December 1, 2023, applicants must:

  • Be investigators, holding a faculty position, who are affiliated with an academic, medical, or research institution.

    • If eligibility is based on a future position, the position must be confirmed at the time of application, and CANNOT be contingent upon receiving this grant.
    • If the future position is at a different institution than the applicant’s current institution, the applicant must contact the AACR’s Scientific Review and Grants Administration Department (the AACR’s SRGA) at grants@aacr.org before submitting their application for information on additional verification materials/signatures that may be required.
  • Work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.

Amount

$50,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

August 17, 2023