Innovation Grants

Funding Agency:
Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is committed to creating opportunities for new and innovative research into treatments and cures for childhood cancers. Innovation grants are designed as seed funding for researchers with a novel approach to pediatric oncology scientific investigation. This may represent a change in research direction and/or an innovative new idea that moves away from an investigator’s prior research but for which a strong case is made for the potential impact on childhood cancers.

Innovation Grants are designed to provide critical and significant seed funding for experienced investigators with a novel and promising approach to finding causes and cures for childhood cancers. Proposals should have clinical translation in view. This may represent a change in research direction and/or an innovative new idea that moves away from an investigator’s prior research but for which a strong case is made for the potential impact on childhood cancers.

Letters of Intent due Nov. 4, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must have a faculty appointment at an academic institution.
  • Applicant may be M.D., D.O., Ph.D, or M.D./Ph.D.
  • Track record of publication and funding productivity in the last 5 years must demonstrate that the project can be accomplished by the investigator(s).  

Amount

$250,000

Amount Description

The award is $250,000 over two years.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

November 4, 2019