Funding opportunties

Check back here regularly for new funding opportunities. Please get in touch with us to discuss potential collaborations.

Sarcoma UK

Deadline: 3pm, Thursday 15th August 2019

Research areas: The Roger Wilson Themed call is seeking applications which focus on research that answers one of the identified NCRI James Lind Alliance Living With and Beyond Cancer research priorities for sarcoma patients.

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Guts UK – Development Grants

Five grants for research on gastroenterology (including hepatology and pancreatology) and two grants for research on any aspect of nutrition that is related to gastroenterology (including pancreatology and hepatology) are available. Up to £50,000 each will be awarded.

Deadline: 5pm on 19th August 2019

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The Brain Tumour Charity

2019 grant call 2

This funding aims to address physical, cognitive, and emotional factors that impact quality of life following a brain tumour diagnosis.

Applications MUST have a direct and measurable benefit to quality of life and projects must focus on minimizing the impact that brain tumours have on people’s lives.

Applications could include but are not limited to:

  • Symptom management
  • Treating side effects
  • Cognitive impairments
  • Emotional well-being
  • Mental health
  • Survivorship
  • Communication and social isolation
  • Relationships

Call open: 24th June 2019

Application deadline: 2nd September 2019

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Bloodwise

Type: Project Grants

Amount: Up to £250,000 over 3 years

Deadline: 5th September 2019

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WCRF Grant Programme 

This year, WCRF’s grant programme is focusing on two main themes:

  • Identifying the mechanisms that underpin the effects of diet, nutrition and physical activity on cancer
  • Addressing the host factors that influence an individual’s susceptibility to cancer development or progression

For cancer survivors, we also encourage broader research into evidence for impact of diet, nutrition (including body composition), physical activity and outcomes after cancer diagnosis, as robust evidence on this is still lacking.

Investigator initiated grants are awarded to principal investigators with a maximum of £350,000 for up to four years, with a limit of £100,000 for any one year. Seed grants are for a maximum of £60,000 in total for up to two years.

Deadline: 7th October 2019 

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Coming soon: UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) call for the prevention of non-communicable diseases

Call opening: 3rd September 2019

Application deadline: 14th November 2019

Information and networking event: 24th September 2019

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Cancer Research UK – Population Research Committee (PRC) Project Awards

Amount: Flexible, typically up to £100k per year

Period: Flexible typically up to 3 years

Deadline: 14th November 2019

Research areas:

  • Cancer aetiology
  • Early diagnosis
  • Epidemiology
  • Behavioural research
  • Cancer prevention
  • Statistics and methodology

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Prostate Cancer UK: Travelling Prize Fellowships 

These Fellowships provide the opportunity to spend at least six months at another research institution to establish collaborations as well as learning new skills and techniques that will support career development as a prostate cancer researcher.

All proposals must align with Prostate Cancer UK’s research strategy. 

Deadline: 12pm on 18th November 2019

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Pancreatic Cancer UK Clinical Pioneer Awards

Funding is awarded to projects that address one of five key priority areas, as identified by people affected by pancreatic cancer. Applicants are asked to demonstrate how their application would target one of these areas:

  • Awareness raising
  • Early and rapid diagnosis
  • Promoting quality of life
  • Treatment and survival
  • Supportive care needs (2018 Patient Survey findings)

Amount: £50,000

Deadline: 27 November 2019

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