Breast Cancer Research 2016 Application Guidelines

The Avon Breast Cancer Crusade continues its search for new preventive strategies to address the growing number of breast cancer cases around the globe and increase our understanding of not only the causes of breast cancer, but also the development and treatment of metastatic disease. The 2016 Avon seeks proposals in these areas.

Please Note – the Letter of Intent submission dates for funding have passed and the 2016 program is now closed.  Information on the 2017 Research program will posted in December 2016.

Review Cycles

Geographic Region Letter-of-Intent Due Date Full Proposal Invite Date Invited Full Proposals Due Date* Funding Decisions Disseminated by
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2016 Jan. 15, 2016 Feb. 12, 2016* Funding decisions will be made throughout the year, but no later than Dec. 31, 2016.
Boston, MA
San Francisco, CA
Jan. 7, 2016 Feb. 29, 2016 Mar. 28 2016* Funding decisions will be made throughout the year, but no later than Dec. 31, 2016.
Los Angeles-Santa Barbara, CA Jan. 7, 2016 May 16, 2016 Jun. 13, 2016* Funding decisions will be made throughout the year, but no later than Dec. 31, 2016.
New York, NY Jan. 7, 2016 Jun. 13, 2016 Jul. 11, 2016* Funding decisions will be made throughout the year, but no later than Dec. 31, 2016.
National Pool – All other cities
regions in the U.S.
Jan. 7, 2016 Jun. 13, 2016 Jul. 11, 2016* Funding decisions will be made throughout the year, but no later than Dec. 31, 2016.

*Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on the dates indicated.
**Only a small subset of LOI submissions will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Links, Information, & Tutorials

 

Templates for Required Attachments
Stage 2 – Invited Full Proposal
Research Program Detailed Program Description (.doc) 
Research Program Detailed Project Budget (.xls)