Kidney Cancer Association

There are presently no open calls for applications.

The Kidney Cancer Association is pleased to begin accepting applications for its 4 Young Investigator Awards (YIAs), 2 Advanced Discovery Awards (ADAs), and (New!) Psychosocial Focus Award. LOI Applications open March 1, 2021 and will close April 29, 2021.

Total funding available: 

  • Four $75,000 Young Investigator Awards (YIA) 
  • One $75,000 Psychosocial Focus Award
  • Two $500,000 Advanced Discovery Awards (ADA) 

Timeline for the Application and Granting Process:

March 1, 2021:         Call for Letters of Intent

April 29, 2021:         Final Day to submit Letters of Intent

May 27, 2021:          Final Day that Meritorious LOI Proposals will be notified to proceed with

preparation and submission of a full proposal for evaluation

July 15, 2021:           Final Day to submit Full Proposal for academic review

September 27, 2021:  The winning research teams will be notified and announced publicly

October 7, 2021:     Initial awards of $250,000 distributed to award winners

October 7, 2022:      Progress Report on 1st year of research progress due. If deemed

meritorious, the second allotment of $250,000 will be dispersed

October 7, 2023:      Final Progress Report Due

Please view the applications below for additional information. For questions, please contact sshirley@kidneycancer.org.