Sarcoma Foundation of America Research Grants
2023 Funding Opportunity Announcement
The Sarcoma Foundation of America is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for pre-clinical, translational, and clinical research on the etiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of human sarcomas. This RFP is in support of our overall mission to fund research and increase awareness and advocacy for sarcoma patients and their families. The goal of the SFA grant program is to encourage research that results in improved therapeutic options for sarcoma patients. The SFA encourages applications in all areas of sarcoma research, however the following areas of research are of particular interest: Immunotherapy; Omic characterization of sarcomas and definition of novel targets; Omic patterns of sensitivity and resistance to existing agents; Systemic therapy combinations; Gene Therapy.
In support of our overall mission to fund research and increase awareness and advocacy for sarcoma patients and their families, the goal of the SFA grant program is to encourage research that results in improved therapeutic options for sarcoma patients.
The total award amount is $50,000 for one year. The grants are awarded on an annual cycle from June 1 to May 31.
For each awarded grant, funding of up to $50,000 in total cost is available to cover equipment, supplies and other expenses in support of research within the period of performance. In addition, the following funding restrictions apply:
- No more than 10% of the total cost amount can be applied to indirect cost (e.g., $5,000 indirect cost toward the $50,000 total cost of the grant)
- The SFA does not permit funds to be used for Principal Investigator (PI) salaries. However, applicants are permitted to request money for the payment of salaries for non-faculty post-docs, fellows, and technicians, if applicable. No more than 50% of total cost can be used for salaries (e.g., $25,000 for the $50,000 award). Applications requesting more than this amount for salaries will not be accepted.
Interested parties may begin submitting grant applications on October 3, 2022. Grants will be reviewed by the SFA Medical Advisory Board immediately following the application deadline of 5:00 pm ET on February 1, 2023.
Researchers must submit proposals electronically at proposalCENTRAL. First-time users will be required to register and complete a professional profile in order to apply for an SFA research grant. The SFA does not accept applications via e-mail.
Questions about SFA research grants can be sent to [email protected]. Questions regarding proposalCENTRAL can be directed to proposalCENTRAL customer service at 1-800-875-2562.