Conquer Cancer Foundation: International Innovation Grant to Provide Funding in LMICs

Deadline: 31 July 2017

The Conquer Cancer Foundation (CCF) is currently seeking proposals for its International Innovation Grant to provide research funding in support of novel and innovative projects that can have a significant impact on cancer control in low- and middle-income countries (LMCs).

The International Innovation Grant is intended to support proposals that have the potential to reduce the cancer burden in local communities, while also being potentially transferable to other low- or middle-income settings.

Grant Information

  • The International Innovation Grant is a one-year research grant of up to $20,000 that is awarded and paid directly to a nonprofit organization or governmental agency (“Grantee Organization”) in a low-income or middle-income country.
  • The number of International Innovation Grants in each funding cycle is not predetermined by the Conquer Cancer Foundation.
  • Awards are given based on individual merit and availability of funds.

Eligibility Criteria

All of the following criteria must be met in order to qualify for the International Innovation Grant:

  • Applicant Organization:
    • Must be an organization with a charitable purpose registered as a not-for-profit with the relevant national authority or must be a government agency. This organization will administer the grant funds for the sole purpose of the project. Examples of potential not-for-profit organizations are medical societies or associations, advocacy organizations, foundations, hospitals, and universities.
    • Must be located in a country categorized by the World Bank as Low-Income, Lower-Middle Income or Upper-Middle Income.
    • Must have been operating for at least one full year, have an acceptable management structure and processes in place, and be solvent with or without the support of the International Innovation Grant.
    • Should have experience in carrying out activities with tangible outcomes.
  • Principal Investigator:
    • Must be a member of ASCO (any membership category) or have submitted a membership application with the grant application.
    • Must be a citizen or permanent resident of a country defined by the World Bank as low-income or middle-income, and currently residing in that country.
    • Must be affiliated with the applicant organization.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries

  • Low-Income Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia The, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korea, Dem. People’s Rep., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
  • Lower-Middle Income Countries: Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo ,Kyrgyz Republic , Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania , Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea , Philippines, São Tomé and Principe, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia.
  • Upper-Middle-Income Countries: Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Ecuador, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, FYR , Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russian Federation, Samoa, Serbia, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Venezuela, RB.

For more information, please visit International Innovation Grant.


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