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Research Collaboration Grants
Research Collaboration Grants are two-year, $200,000 grants for multi-investigator and multi-institutional brain tumor collaborative research projects. They are intended to promote team science, streamlining and accelerating research progress.
Research projects must be conducted by a team of at least two co-principal investigators (Co-PI’s) from different institutions. The research project should be multidisciplinary, incorporating multiple components such as basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological research.
Applications for the ABTA Research Collaboration Grants are typically accepted every other year. Applications are pre-screened by Letter of Intent, due in December. Invitations and instructions to submit a Full Application are extended by email in February, with an application due date in March.
Deadline for Required Letter of Intent: Dec. 13, 2022
Grants will be awarded to a Lead Principal Investigator (PI) and Co-Principal Investigator (CoPI) from distinct institutions. Additional Co-Investigators and collaborators will be considered but their contribution must be well justified and add a critical perspective or role to the project.
Applicant/Lead Principal Investigator • Must have a doctoral degree, including MD, PhD, DrPH, DO, or equivalent at the time of Letter of Intent (LOI) submission. • At the start of the grant term, Lead PI must hold a full-time faculty position and cannot have had a full-time faculty appointment before September 1, 2013. An exception to the ten-year window may be granted for documented parental leave or other well justified leave from research for pressing personal or family situations of generally less than 12 months duration. Applicants whose experience exceeds the maximum of ten years but who believe they are eligible (e.g., maternity/family leave) must contact ABTA at email@example.com before submitting their application to verify their eligibility. Note: if the applicant does not currently have a full-time faculty position, the applicant must include a formal offer letter at the time of Full Application submission, which confirms a start date prior to the start of the grant term. • Is not required to be a U.S. citizen or resident. • May submit only ONE ABTA Research Collaboration Grant LOI in which they are serving as Lead PI; however, individuals may serve as a Co-PI or contribute to more than one LOI. • May concurrently apply for an ABTA Discovery Grant during the same grant cycle, but only one grant (either ABTA Research Collaboration Grant or Discovery Grant) will be awarded. • May not be a PI on another ABTA grant at the start of the grant term.
Co-Principal Investigator • Must have a doctoral degree, including MD, PhD, DrPH, DO, or equivalent at the time of Letter of Intent (LOI) submission. • At the start of the grant term, must hold a full-time faculty appointment at a different institution than the Lead PI. Note: if the applicant does not currently have a full-time faculty position, the applicant must include a formal offer letter for the Co-PI at the time of Full Application submission, which confirms a start date prior to the start of the grant term. • The Co-PI must make a specific time commitment to the project (the level of effort cannot be zero-0%). • Is not required to be a U.S. Citizen or resident. Lead PI and Co-PI Institutions • Lead Institution must be a non-profit institution or organization located in the US or Canada. • Co-PI institution must be a non-profit institution anywhere in the world. • Both the Lead PI and Co-PI Institutions must not be a governmental institution (i.e. NIH, NCI, etc.) • Lead Institution serves as the administrator of the Grant funds and will hold responsibility for the management of the budget and submission of all required documents and reports • Must agree to adhere to the ABTA’s Policies and Procedures for Research Grants and Fellowships, located at the top of the ABTA Funding Opportunities webpage.