The Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment (CARE), a public-private partnership that supports cancer research in Washington, announced today its second round of grant awards totaling $1.5 million to leading research scientists with the aim of advancing cancer research in the state. Individual grants of $500,000 were awarded to three new CARE Fund Distinguished Researchers.
The Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) is excited to welcome Laura Flores Cantrell, J.D. as its inaugural Executive Director! Laura will officially join the Andy Hill CARE staff as Executive Director in April. She will be an incredible asset to the work, and will help lead the board and community partners through the next phase in strategic development, resulting in breakthrough investments for cancer research in Washington State.
The Andy Hill CARE Fund is pleased to share its Impact Report, highlighting the key start-up activities and immediate impacts of the CARE Fund through 2017, including the impressive first cohort of Distinguished Researcher grant award recipients. The report also outlines the CARE Fund’s continuing investment strategy in two funding areas, Distinguished Researcher recruitment and Breakthrough Research funding, and operating plan.
During a ceremony at the state capitol yesterday, Governor Inslee signed SB 5375, renaming the CARE Fund, the Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment in honor of the late Senator Andy Hill, a public champion for cancer research.
CARE announced today its first grant awards to recruit world-class researchers to cancer research organizations in the state. Five $500,000 grants will go to three different Washington institutions as part of the CARE Fund’s Distinguished Researchers program.
The Program seeks to provide seed funding for innovative, cross-disciplinary research and collaborations that aim to find the next big discovery in the cancer research field. CARE will accept Breakthrough Research Program Letters of Interest through March 9, 2018.
The Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) Fund has launched its first grant program to bring world-class researchers to Washington state. CARE is accepting applications for the Distinguished Researchers Program through September 29, 2017.
The Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) Fund, a new public-private partnership that supports cancer research in Washington, has selected Empire Health Foundation (EHF) in Spokane to serve as its Program Administrator. EHF will be responsible for administering grants to fund cancer research that utilizes the best science with the greatest potential to improve health outcomes for Washingtonians.
The CARE Fund has released its first annual report, which includes its inaugural investment strategy in two funding areas and a proposed operating plan for the design, implementation, and administration of the CARE Fund. The grant programs were chosen through Board deliberation and represent high-impact strategies that can achieve the CARE Fund's objectives in creating a clear return on investment for Washingtonians.
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the first appointees to the Cancer Research Endowment Authority Board. The Board will oversee and guide the Cancer Research Endowment — or CARE — fund, with a 10-year, up to $10 million-per year state match to fund cancer research in Washington. The CARE Fund was authorized by Senate Bill 6096 and signed into law by the governor in 2015.
Governor Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 6096, creating the The Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) Fund. The law (Chapter 43.348 RCW) authorizes the state to provide a state match of up to $10 million per year, for 10 years, to fund cancer research in Washington State.