2020-2021 Foundation for Women's Cancer Research Grants

Organization
Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC)
Type
Foundation
Brief Description

The awards reflected below are those that we have available as of August 27, 2020. We hope to have more offerings made available in the coming weeks, and will make further announcements as necessary.

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to Foundation for Women’s Cancer research program at research@sgo.org.

OVARIAN CANCER

The St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness and Caring Together Research Grant for Ovarian Cancer
$50,000 one-year award
This grant is related to Ovarian Cancer. 
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness and Caring Together, Inc., of NY for their combined support of this grant. St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness is committed to impacting ovarian cancer survivorship by promoting awareness of early warning signs and standards of care, funding ovarian cancer research, and supporting survivors. ​Caring Together, NY is dedicated to providing support, education, and advocacy for women with ovarian cancer and to supporting research efforts aimed at finding an early detection test and a cure. This is the sixteenth research grant supported by St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness, and the twelfth research grant supported by Caring Together, NY.

Amy Krouse Rosenthal Foundation and Judy's Mission to End Ovarian Cancer Foundation Research Grant for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
$50,000 one-year award 
This grant is related to Ovarian Cancer with an emphasis on early detection.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges both the Amy Krouse Rosenthal Foundation and the Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cancer Foundation for their combined support of this grant. The Amy Krouse Rosenthal Foundation focuses on early detection because they know that a woman’s survival rate exponentially increases when ovarian cancer is caught early. This is the second research grant supported by the Amy Krouse Rosenthal Foundation.

The AztraZeneca and Merck Young Investigator Stimulus Research Award for Ovarian Cancer Research
$50,000 one-year award 
As a stimulus grant, priority will be given to young investigators at the beginning of their careers. Applications should be directed towards basic/translational research studies. This grant is related to Ovarian Cancer with an emphasis on early detection.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges both AstraZeneca and Merck for their combined support of this grant.

ENDOMETRIAL CANCER

Wilma Williams Education and Clinical Research Award for Endometrial Cancer
$25,000 one-year award
This Grant is related to Endometrial Cancer.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Dr. James Orr and Mrs. Vicki Orr for their support of this grant. This grant is intended to honor both Wilma Williams and the tireless work and dedication of all gynecologic oncologists, and to ensure the ability to pass on and preserve the specialized medical skills and tools to those physicians who will carry the torch. This is the eighth grant supported by Dr. James Orr and Mrs. Vicki Orr.

CERVICAL CANCER

ME STRONG Cervical Cancer Research Grant
$25,000 one-year award
Related to cervical cancer biology aimed at novel therapies with an emphasis on immune component.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges MESTRONG for support of this grant. ME STRONG is a charity committed to serving Central Floridians battling cancer and to funding groundbreaking research in pursuit of a cure. This is the sixth research grant supported by ME STRONG.

INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

Bruce Patsner Research Grant for Innovative Research and Technology
$10,000 one-year award
Related to clinical research and technology concepts that seek to better understand and/or illuminate disease-related biology.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges Bruce Patsner, MD, for the support of this grant. This is the sixth research grant supported by Bruce Patsner, MD.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION HEALTH EQUITY GRANTS

Foundation for Women's Cancer Diversity and Inclusion Health Equity Research Grant
Two $75,000 one-year award
Research among diverse populations has demonstrated disparities in treatment outcomes, access to care, genetic testing rates, and survival across many diseases. This new Diversity and Health Equity Research Grant is a one-year project where the funding is available for two $75,000 Research grants.Those eligible for applying are those who propose a study focused on a marginalized group, or those who identify as being from an under-represented group within the field of research. Learn More Here
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges GSK for their support of these grants. 


2020-2021 FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN’S CANCER RESEARCH PRIZES

Foundation for Women’s Cancer/Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Prize
$5,000 one-year award
To Apply: Submit Full Proposal by December 21, 2020
This annual prize will be given to an individual who can best demonstrate that he or she has been able to use their Foundation award to improve women’s health care by obtaining independent extramural funding, making important contributions to the literature, and/or developing programs that improved women’s health care, including early detection. This award is to the individual and not his or her institution. Only past Foundation** award winners qualify for this prize and should apply by completing the application. Learn More
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation for their generous support of the prize. This is the ninth prize supported by the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. **Past award winners includes those individuals who received an FGO or GCF award prior to our merging**


Perlman Family CCARE Lynch Syndrome Research Prize
$2,500 one-year award
To Apply: Submit Full Proposal by December 21, 2020
Funding is available for a $2,500 stipend for a trainee to support a summer or short-term research project that advances knowledge about Lynch syndrome and its role in gynecologic cancers. The successful applicant must submit a short summary of the project’s goals and expected outcomes co-signed by the applicant’s mentor and supervisor.
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the Perlman Family for its generous support of this prize. This is the eighth prize supported by the Perlman Family.

Nina Donnelley and The Dickens Fund of the Donnelley Foundation Young Investigator Award in Honor of Laurel W. Rice, MD
$1,000 one-year award
To Apply: Submit Full Proposal by December 21, 2020
Funding is available for a $1,000 prize to a fellow or resident who has promise to contribute to the field of gynecologic oncology in the future. Learn More
The Foundation gratefully acknowledges The Dickens Fund of the Donnelley Foundation for its generous support of this prize. This is the fifth prize supported by the Dickens Fund of the Donnelley Foundation.