CBCF-CIHR Call for Proposals - Breast Cancer in Young Women Program Spring 2013 Competition

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is pleased to announce the launch of a new competition to support research focused on Breast Cancer in Young Women. This new research funding opportunity has been designed to facilitate progress in this underserved research area toward improving the clinical outcomes and quality of life for young women with breast cancer. 

The Letter of Intent (mandatory) phase of this new National Grant Competition is now open.

The objectives of this competition:

  • To focus the efforts of the Canadian research community on breast cancer in young women, with a special focus on women aged 40 years of age or less, with the ultimate goal of improving their clinical outcomes and quality of life
  • To address a gap in breast cancer research not currently served by traditional operating grants or other existing funding mechanisms

Funds Available

The amount available to support a single Program Grant is $6 Million over 5 years; approximately $1.2 million/year.

More information about this research funding opportunity or on how to submit the Letter of Intent, please visit Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (Ontario) 2013 National Grant Competition website.  

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INTERNAL DEADLINE FOR LETTER OF INTENTJune 25, 2013 – Office of Research Services, Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer  email: research.services@uoguelph.ca

EXTERNAL DEADLINE FOR LETTERS OF INTENT: July 3, 2013 – PI to submit LOI using the CBCF’s Electronic Grant Management System

INTERNAL DEADLINE IF INVITED:  November 13, 2013 – Office of Research Services, Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer  email: research.services@uoguelph.ca

EXTERNAL DEADLINE IF INVITED:November 20, 2013 – PI will be provided relevant information on how to apply online following the LOI stage

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