Finding treatments and cures for all forms of cancer

Major Gifts

Professorships

US$550,000 over a period of five years

Awarded to full-time senior faculty or persons in equivalent positions who have made outstanding contributions to cancer research.

 

Project Grants

US$198,000 over a period of three years

Awarded to support the research of an established investigator working on a specific project.

 

Clinical Research Career Development Awards (CRCDAs)

US$148,500 over a period of three years

Awarded to promising researchers or young medical or pediatric oncologists to afford them the time to conduct clinical research projects and to obtain additional training to become leaders in clinical research programs.

 

Research Career Development Awards (RCDAs)

US$148,500 over a period of three years

Awarded to promising researchers in the filed of cancer who have advanced beyond the postdoctoral level and are well on their way to becoming outstanding independent investigators.

 

Postdoctoral Fellowships

US$99,000 over a period of three years

Awarded to new M.D.’s and Ph. D.’s who will apprentice in the laboratories of senior investigators.

 

Acceleration Grants

US$154,000 over a period of two years

Intended to speed up our efforts to fully understand the biology behind cancer, grant applications in this category are required to propose highly-innovative approaches that have the promise of pioneering new ways of thinking about cancer biology and therapeutics.

 

Collaborative Funding Awards

US$495,000 over a period of three years

Awarded to the most promising cancer research projects being conducted on a collaborative basis between an American or Canadian research institution and investigators in Israel.

 

Special Funding Initiatives

A minimum of US$550,000 over three years

Awarded to the most promising cancer research projects being conducted in a specific cancer or type of cancer research, as determined by the donor(s) and approved by the ICRF International Scientific Council. A special request for proposals will be issued, and a specialized scientific review panel (or SSRP) will be convened to review these particular grant applications.

Donors who sponsor an award at any of the above levels may name that award in honour or in memory of whomever they wish to designate.  Award sponsors receive letters from their ICRF scientists describing their work, and may visit their scientists’ labs in Israel by prior arrangement.