Supporting research and education aimed at creating an early detection test for Ovarian Cancer 
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Grant Information

How to Apply for Grants


A.       Background


The mission of the Anne B. Kingsley Ovarian Cancer Foundation is to support promising research aimed at developing a reliable early detection test for ovarian cancer.  In addition, we aim to support individuals pursuing graduate study in gynecological oncology. 


The Foundation will announce the availability of research funds and establish grant application deadlines accordingly.


The standard grant is between $10,000 - $50,000.


Grants will be awarded based on the availability of financial resources. 


B.       Authority for Making Grants


The Medical Advisory Board of the Foundation is responsible for evaluating grant applications and making recommendations to the Executive Director on which research to support.


C.       Eligibility For Grants


Grants are awarded to qualified non-profit institutions conducting their primary research in the U.S.


D.       Duration of Awards


Research grant awards are for a  maximum of two years and are subject to satisfactory progress reports.  Specific requirements may be set forth for each grant. 


E.        Grants Awarded


In conjunction with the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF), the Anne B. Kingsley Ovarian Cancer Foundation awarded a $50,000 research grant to Dr. Douglas A. Levine of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for is research project entitled MicroRNA Gene Expression in Advanced Ovarian Cancer.  The research award was announced on January 30,2007.  See page 4 of the GCF's 2006-2007 Research Grants & Awardsfor more information on our first grant.


On November 16, 2007, the Anne B. Kingsley Ovarian Cancer Foundation awarded its second research grant in the amount of $37, 5000 to Canary Foundation and its Ovarian Project.  Press Release


In November of 2008 and 2009, the Anne B. Kingsley Ovarian Cancer Foundation awarded its third and fourth grants ($15,000 each) to continue supporting the Canary Foundation's Ovarian Project.


F.        Current Grants


The Board of Directors is reviewing its current year grant plans.      

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