Research Funding

NE LB506 Deadline Approaching

UNMC Internal Deadline:  Friday, February 6, 2015
Submit applications to SPAdmin by 5 PM to allow for processing

Program Summary

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NE DHHS) has announced the Fiscal Year 2016 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Funds grant competition.  Funded by LB506, this program focuses on reducing cancer and smoking-related diseases.  Scientific biomedical and behavioral research proposals relating directly to the prevention of cancer and smoking-related diseases – or to the prevention or cessation of smoking in racial/ethnic minorities – will be given highest priority.

Interested Principal Investigators (PI’s) are invited to submit applications to SPAdmin by Friday, February 6, 2015.


Up to $50,000 for the period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016

  • Indirect costs are unallowable
  • Salary support for the PI or other faculty on full-time appointments is unallowable
  • UNMC requires researchers to commit effort to projects for which they will serve as PIs. To minimize cost-share, SPAdmin recommends committing no more than 10%

Application & Format

Task Detailed Instructions Who Deadline
Prepare application & appendix; save as directed per NE DHHS instructions Prepare one PDF of application & letters
PDF Title: PI name (Last, First, Middle) LB506 2016
Prepare one PDF of all appendix materials
PDF Title: PI name (Last, First, Middle) Appendix
PI/Dept. 2/6/15
Email application & appendix documents to SPAdmin Email application PDF & appendix PDF to by 5pm on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015To ensure a competitive application, please be available for questions prior to the NE DHHS deadline. PI/Dept. 2/6/15
Prepare & route internal forms Generate routing form & budget in ADIS; send to SPAdmin for review PI/Dept. 2/6/15
Submit application to NE DHHS Upon final review & authorized signature, SPAdmin will submit application/appendix to NE DHHS SPAdmin 2/9/15
Submit protocol approvals Send verification of protocol approval for IRB, IACUC & IBC to NE DHHS SPAdmin 4/6/15

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