BRCA 1,2 Research Collaborative Grant

Funding Agency:
V Foundation

The V Foundation is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity. The BRCA Foundation and the Basser lnitiative at the Gray Foundation have challenged The V Foundation to seek contributions to fund BRCArelated cancer research. If the entire challenge is met, $6 million will be invested in this research. In preparation for this funding, a special call for applications for the 2017 BRCA Research Collaborative Grants is now issued. We are seeking grant applications for high risk, high reward multi-disciplinary convergence research and innovative translational research.

The DCI is invited to submit one nominee for each of the two award types (the Convergence Team Award and the Translational Award), thus we will be conducting an internal review of applications. 

The following items are required and will be reviewed by the DCI’s Scientific Review Committee.

1. Applicant’s NIH Biosketch
2. Two (2) page summary including the following information:

  • Title of the proposed research project
  • Brief description of the research proposal
  • Brief statement of applicant’s eligibility

Please note that the selected nominee(s) will be asked to fill out a Letter of Intent (LOI) which will be submitted to the V Foundation along with the nominees nomination form.  Additional details will be provided to the selected nominee(s).
Applications for internal review are due to Erin Carr (erin.carr@duke.edu) no later than Monday, May 8th .  (Please send your application in one PDF).  Selected nominees will be notified by Tuesday, May 23rd.

Sponsor Deadline: June 12, 2017

Agency Website

Areas of Interest

Amount Description

The Convergence Team
Award is a $2,100,000 grant, paid in increments of $700,000 for each of three years.

About the Awards:

  • A maximum of 10% indirect costs (within the award amount) are supported by these awards.
  • Each institution may nominate one Lead PI in each grant category to submit an application on
  • behalf of the team
  • NIH salary caps are observed

Funding Type

Grant

Category

Medical - Clinical Science

Internal Nomination

The following items are required and will be reviewed by the DCI’s Scientific Review Committee.

1. Applicant’s NIH Biosketch
2. Two (2) page summary including the following information:

  • Title of the proposed research project
  • Brief description of the research proposal
  • Brief statement of applicant’s eligibility

Please note that the selected nominee(s) will be asked to fill out a Letter of Intent (LOI) which will be submitted to the V Foundation along with the nominees nomination form.  Additional details will be provided to the selected nominee(s).
Applications for internal review are due to Erin Carr (erin.carr@duke.edu) no later than Monday, May 8th .  (Please send your application in one PDF).  Selected nominees will be notified by Tuesday, May 23rd.

Sponsor Deadline: June 12, 2017

Internal Deadline

May 8, 2017

External Deadline

June 12, 2017