Sarcoma Foundation of America: Research Grants

The Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) is accepting applications to fund investigators interested in translational science sarcoma research. Funds will cover equipment and supplies in support of research on the etiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of human sarcomas. In accordance with the mission of the Foundation, research involving the development of novel agents against sarcoma, or research that could potentially lead to the development of novel agents against sarcoma, is eligible for this funding. Award amount up to $50,000. The application deadline is January 31, 2018 at 5:00pm ET.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

Sarcoma Foundation of America: Research Grants
http://www.curesarcoma.org

The Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA) is accepting applications to fund investigators interested in translational science sarcoma research. Funds will cover equipment and supplies in support of research on the etiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of human sarcomas. In accordance with the mission of the Foundation, research involving the development of novel agents against sarcoma, or research that could potentially lead to the development of novel agents against sarcoma, is eligible for this funding. The SFA will only accept applications that focus on the following areas of research:

  •              Omic characterization of sarcomas and definition of novel targets
  •              Omic patterns of sensitivity and resistance to existing agents
  •              Systemic therapy combinations
  •              Immunotherapy

Up to 10% in indirect costs will be allowed. The SFA does not permit funds to be used for PI salaries. However, applicants are permitted to request money for the payment of salaries for non-faculty post-docs, fellows, and technicians. No more than 50 percent of SFA grant money can be used for salaries.  Applications requesting more than this amount will not be accepted.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018 at 5:00pm ET. Award notifications made April 2018 with start date of June 1, 2018 and end date of May 31, 2019. Application Guidelines: https://www.curesarcoma.org/research/apply-for-a-grant/

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or call 919.962.2867.

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