Current Year Important Dates

June, 2014
2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet available.

July 23, 2014
All research grant abstracts must be received at Foundation Headquarters by this date to be eligible for consideration.

August 27, 2014
Researchers will be notified if their abstract has qualified to be considered for a full grant proposal.

October 8, 2014
Full grant proposals due to Foundation Headquarters
Prize applications due to Foundation Headquarters

January 2015
Award winners will be notified.

March 2015
Winners presented with awards.

April 2015
Research projects commence.

October 1, 2015
Interim progress reports due.

July 10, 2016
Final research results report to be submitted to the Foundation.

For further information contact:
Foundation for Women’s Cancer
230 W. Monroe St., Suite 2528, Chicago, IL  60606-4902
E-mail: research@foundationforwomenscancer.org

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.