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Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities under development are listed below. While the AACR offers grants year-round, most opportunities become available in the Fall and may not have been previously listed on this page. As such, we recommend checking both this page and the Current Funding Opportunities page frequently for opportunities that may interest you.

Please note that the projected launch windows listed below are subject to change, and that the AACR is not able to make eligibility determinations prior to launch of the respective funding opportunities.

micareer and independent grants for senior investigators

Please check back regularly for upcoming funding opportunities for Midcareer and Independent investigators.

career development awards for junior investigator

Victoria’s Secret Global Fund for Women’s Cancers Career Development Award, in partnership with Pelotonia & AACR

Funding for female investigators researching breast and gynecologic cancers. Open to applications late March 2023. 

Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellowships

AACR-Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson Stimulating Therapeutic Advances Through Research Training (START) Grant

Fellowships supporting postdoctoral or clinical researchers from underrepresented groups conducting lung cancer research to advance the discovery and development of new therapies through collaboration between academia and industry. Open to applications April or May 2023. 

General Eligibility and Contact Information

Program guidelines and application instructions will be available on the opening date. AACR membership is required.

For a complete list of funding opportunities currently open to applications, please visit our Current Funding Opportunities page.

All inquiries regarding eligibility or general questions about the AACR’s Grants Program may be directed to [email protected].