Research Funding Opportunities

Adequate research funding is key to furthering developments in lung cancer treatment.
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Through partnering with foundations, nonprofits, corporations and individual donors, the International Lung Cancer Foundation provides funding opportunities each year to facilitate research advances and save lives. 

Upcoming Grants

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Young Investigator Grants

For investigators who are ready to begin independent research studies, ILC Foundation offers numerous grants on an annual cycle, dependent on geographic region of applicant. These one-year grants are for $50,000 in research funding.

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ILCF Fellowships

Exclusive to fellows, these grants provide $50,000 for a one-year research project. Opportunities are numerous and based on geographic region of applicant.

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LCFA/BMS/ILCF Young Investigator Research Grant in Translational Immuno-oncology

To support research in translational immuno-oncology undertaken by early-career investigators that aim to improve the care and treatment of individuals with lung cancers. Up to two grants may be given in this funding cycle, and each will be $100,000 per year for up to two years.

Applications Accepted

January 2021 Cycle

 January 15-February 28, 2021

July 2021 Cycle

July 15-August 31, 2021

Donate to Support Research

Donations from patients, caregivers, and those individuals passionate about accelerating the pace of lung cancer research, as well as from our organization and corporate partners, go directly to funding our Research Grants. These Research Grants provide early-career researchers with vital funding opportunities, fostering both tomorrow's lung cancer visionaries and milestones in patient care.