Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
designated cancer center

2013 Developmental Cancer Research Awards (DCRAs)

The Stanford Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the availability of grant funds to support the development of Interactive Projects, Population Sciences and/or Translational Research projects.

·   Interactive Projects which supports new ideas for program project grants (PPGs) or multi-project grants ($100,000)

·   Population Sciences which supports the development of high-quality interdisciplinary research projects in population sciences, specifically in cancer prevention and control and cancer epidemiology ($50,000)

·   Translational Research which supports the development of interdisciplinary clinical and translational cancer research projects ($50,000)


RFA Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Applications Due: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, (by 3:00 p.m.)

Awards Announced: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Funding available: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014

Progress Report Due: Tuesday, September 30, 2014


The Cancer Institute will fund one Interactive Project and multiple Population Sciences and Translational Research projects. The number of awards will depend upon the quality of the proposals received and the available funding. Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis. Funding will be for a one-year time period, beginning September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014.


Please refer to 2013 Developmental Cancer Research Award (DCRA) RFA and Guideline documents for additional funding, eligibility, guidelines and application process information. All required DCRA documents and forms are located below. 


2013 DCRA Guidelines

2013 DCRA Coverpage

Initial Budget

NIH biosketch sample (June 2009)

SCI Proposal Routing Form

For additional information regarding Developmental Cancer Research Awards (DCRA), please send your inquiries to:


Stanford Medicine Resources:

Footer Links: