Who is eligible to apply...
Any public or nonprofit agency, institution, organization, corporation, or association is eligible to apply for a grant for the construction of cancer research facilities, provided the institution's (1) Located in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or Guam; (2) authorized by its governing body to apply for grants and to conduct cancer research and related activities; and (3) conducting NIH or NCI peer-reviewed cancer and/or cancer-related research. Examples include universities, colleges, hospitals, public agencies or nonprofit research institutions.
Application should include a complete research program description (with staff curricula vitae), space requirements for projected program, an environmental summary of the impact of the proposed facility as detailed in Public Law 90-190, the National Environmental Policy Act, and listing of all relevant licenses, permits, or other approvals required by State and local authorities. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-21 for Educational Institutions, OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments, and OMB Circular No. A-122 for nonprofit institutions. For grants issued to hospitals, costs will be determined in accordance with HHS Regulations 45 CFR, Part 74, Appendixes E, "Principles for Determining Costs Applicable to Research and Development Under Grants and Contracts with Hospitals".
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.