Scientific Research
Grant Application

Our focus is funding basic scientific research to uncover the mechanisms by which cancer develops and spreads, creating a path to effectively treating and preventing the disease.

TCRF funds leading local researchers in Southern California, the hub for some of the world’s leading research institutions and home to our founding physicians.

These grants include:

  • One-Year Career Development Grants
  • Five-Year Senior Investigator Grants

All applications undergo a rigorous vetting process by our esteemed Scientific Advisory Board which identifies the best ideas and brightest investigators in cancer research.

USC Norris Research

2023 Grant Applications

scientific research

$500,000 Grant: Senior Investigator

TCRF recognizes the importance of supporting senior investigators in well-established research programs. To that end, we award five-year grants to world-renowned scientists to fund their novel research hypotheses in molecular biology or therapeutics of cancer.


$100,000 Grants: Career Development

TCRF recognizes that many important breakthroughs come from unexpected directions and differing perspectives. We encourage young physician-scientists to explore novel research hypotheses by offering one-year Career Development Grants.


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