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The Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancers has been funding projects to advance the care of patients and families with hereditary cancers syndromes since 2012. CGA-IGC’s continued investment in career development will foster clinical innovations and mold our future leaders.

Below is a description of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Gastrointestinal Cancers Grant opportunities, including details on eligibility, submission instructions, and deadline information.

2023 Applications are now closed.  2024 Key Dates coming soon

Applications can be submitted through our grant application portal linked below. If you have a google account, the progress in your application will automatically save for 30 days so you can work across devices or take a break without losing a step or entered data. If you do not have a google account or plan to take more than 30 days to complete your application, we recommend collecting all needed documents/information and entering your application in one session. Please review the grant requirements and checklists in detail prior to submission. 

Please contact for questions about eligibility, submission process or technical assistance.

CCARE Lynch Syndrome &

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24-month term

In partnership with CCARE Lynch Syndrome, CGA-IGC is  offering research and quality improvement project award that advances the care of patients and family members with Lynch syndrome.

Key eligibility criteria

  • CGA-IGC Member in good standing.

  • Project and investigators in North, Central or South America.

  • Focus on Lynch Syndrome. 

Application Deadline


Funding Start Date

Early Career Award 

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12-month term

In partnership with Fight Colorectal Cancer, CGA-IGC is offering research, quality improvement or community engagement project awards that advance science, clinical care, or advocacy for patients with inherited colorectal cancer syndromes, familial colorectal cancer or early age onset colorectal cancer.

Key eligibility criteria

  • CGA-IGC Member in good standing.

  • Mentored Trainee or within 5 years of completion of training.

  • Project and investigators in United States.

  • Focus on Colorectal Cancer.

Application Deadline


Funding Start Date


Funding for these research grants comes from our generous members, partners, and sponsors.


Please consider a donation to CGA-IGC which will go directly to supporting our efforts to be a resource for individuals and institutions working in the field of inherited gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. 

CGA-IGC is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code ([EIN 90-0843053]). All gifts to CGA-IGC are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.   No goods or services were given in consideration for this contribution unless expressly noted. 


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