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Collaborative Grants

National Breast Cancer Foundation: Ovarian and Breast Cancer Research Collaboration Initiative

The OCRF is proud to announce, in partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), that we are again offering the opportunity for researchers to apply for the ovarian and breast cancer research collaboration initiative. The total funding available is AUD$1 million over 3 to 5 years which will fund one or two research projects.

The goal of this funding opportunity is to tackle and answer the most critical clinical questions affecting women diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer, with the potential to transform the clinical management of these conditions by delivering high impact patient outcomes significantly faster than existing funding mechanisms. Proposed research projects must span both breast and ovarian cancer to be eligible.

Application details

APPLICATIONS OPEN 29 JULY 2019, CLOSING 5PM (AEST) 27 SEPTEMBER 2019.


Cancer Council Victoria: Grants-in-Aid  

Cancer Council Victoria is a non-profit organisation that funds Victorian researchers through grants and fellowships to help reduce the impact of cancer.

The Grants-in-Aid program funds research in universities, hospitals or medical research institutes providing support to a maximum of $100,000 per year for 1-3 years. All applications go through a peer-review process based on relevance to cancer, excellence and value of the research and capacity for successful completion of the project.

2019 initiatives
  • Cancer Council Victoria is co-funding with Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation a grant focusing on improving outcomes for ovarian cancer. Victorian researchers are required to comply with Grants-in-Aid application criteria.  
  • Cancer Council Victoria has additional funding provided by the Victorian Government through the Victorian Cancer Agency to support projects investigating low survival cancers. Victorian researchers are required to comply with Grants-in-Aid application criteria.  
  • In recognition of the national fundraising efforts of Box Rallies’ events, Cancer Council NSW has established a new category open to all Australian cancer researchers. Applicants are required to comply with Cancer Council NSW Project Grant application criteria, visit Cancer Council NSW or email research@nswcc.org.au.  
How to apply for Grants-In-Aid

Visit Cancer Council Victoria website for full instructions and closing dates. From 2019, Grants-in-Aid will be assessed and ranked via the NHMRC Ideas Grant Scheme process and consist of:

  • Application to NHMRC using Research Grants Management System (RGMS) through the Ideas Grants Scheme. Visit NHMRC for details.  
  • Complete Supplementary Questions as per instructions and forward to CancerCouncilGrants@cancervic.org.au.  

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019 GRANTS-IN-AID ROUND ARE NOW CLOSED.




AUSTRALIAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION: PERSONNEL SUPPORT FUNDING

The OCRF is pleased to be working in collaboration with the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) to enhance cancer research capacity in Australia. ACRF provides grants for scientific equipment and other technologies as well as the establishment of capital works and facilities in support of all aspects of cancer research via their Annual and Major Grant schemes. OCRF is offering personnel support to any ACRF Annual or Major Grant which has a focus on ovarian cancer research.

ACRF grant applications are assessed annually by their Medical Research Advisory Committee (MFAC), comprising esteemed Australian and international cancer researchers and clinicians who volunteer their time. The MRAC ensures that the most promising and impactful cancer research initiatives in Australia are recommended to the ACRF Board of Trustees to receive funding. The OCRF Committee of Management reviews and approves any additional funding to be provided to these grants by the OCRF in line with our vision, mission and research priorities.

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APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019 ACRF GRANT ROUND ARE NOW CLOSED.

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