The Florida Breast Cancer Foundation has issued an RFP for its Pilot Program.
Under the RPF, the foundation will award grants of up to $100,000 in support of research projects or ideas focused on scientific and clinical issues in breast cancer that, if successfully addressed, have the potential to revolutionize the understanding and/or treatment of breast cancer and move closer to the goal of eradicating the disease.
The foundation’s priority areas in 2020 include basic, clinical, and translational breast cancer research; research on the links between environmental factors and breast cancer in Florida; novel epidemiological studies that can shed light on opportunities for improving breast cancer detection and treatment in Florida; and psycho-immunologic mechanisms and breast cancer progression and the implications for improving outcomes.
Preference will be given to new/first-time applicants and to applications that are a reflection of a collaborative, integrated, multidisciplinary approach.
To be eligible, applicants must be a Florida-based organizations that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, a Florida tax-exempt educational institution, a Florida governmental entity, or an Indian tribe within the State of Florida). U.S. citizenship or residency is not required, but all research must be conducted in Florida.
See the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.