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NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Minority/Underserved Community Sites (UM1)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.393
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Aug 31, 2018

Scientific Research Contact:
Worta McCaskill-Stevens

Peer Review Contact:
Referral Officer

Financial/Grants Management Contact:
Sean Hine


NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Minority/Underserved Community Sites (UM1) will be awarded funding to design and conduct cancer prevention, control, and screening/post-treatment surveillance clinical trials for minority/underserved populations, including rural populations.

Grantees will design and operate cancer care delivery research centers that are intended to enhance patient and provider access to treatment and imaging clinical trials conducted under the reorganized National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN). Grantees will be expected to integrate disparity research questions into their research.


Eligible applicants include:

  • Institutes of higher education
  • Non-profits with and without a 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations, other than small businesses
  • Government entities
  • Tribal organizations

Applicants must also:

  • Be healthcare providing entities (such as hospitals, integrated care systems, academic medical centers, etc.)
  • Have a catchment area of at least 30% racial/ethnic minorities or rural populations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Total Funding Available: $9,300,000
Project period: 5 years

Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, the size of each award will also vary .

Application process

Applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of intent by December 8, 2013 to:
Worta McCaskill-Stevens, M.D., M.S.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 5E502, MSC 9785
Bethesda, MD 20892-9785 (for U.S. Postal Service regular or express mail)
Rockville, MD 20852 (for non-USPS delivery)

Applications must be prepared using the PHS 398 research grant application forms and instructions for preparing a research grant application. A link to the form and instructions is available on the program website.

Completed application packets should be mailed to:
Center for Scientific Review
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1040, MSC 7710
Bethesda, MD 20892-7710 (U.S. Postal Service Express or regular mail)
Bethesda, MD 20817 (for express/courier service; non-USPS service)

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