Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

Through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites applications for Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas (Persistent Poverty Initiative). The goal is to provide resources to support the time and effort of transdisciplinary teams, in collaboration with institutions, clinics, and communities/tribes, to develop a cancer prevention and control research program and provide support to early-career investigators that focuses on and serves populations living in persistent poverty areas. For this purpose, NCI will support several U54 Specialized Centers. The long-term goal of this initiative is to build capacity in persistent poverty areas to foster cancer prevention and control research and promote the implementation of programs and practices in institutions/clinics/communities/tribes to alleviate the effects of persistent poverty.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to the application due date

  • Application Due Date: July 06, 2022

RFA-CA-22-015 Expiration Date July 07, 2022




Community Outreach and Engagement
Curriculum Development
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

July 6, 2022