Frequently Asked Questions
The information below provides answers to frequently asked questions about CPRIT.
CPRIT's Oversight Committee
A: The Oversight Committe is CPRIT'S 9-member governing body. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House each appoint three individuals to the Oversight Committee to serve staggered terms. Click here to see a current list of CPRIT Oversight Committee members.
A: The Oversight Committee meets at least once every quarter. The agenda and location for the next Oversight Committee meeting is posted at least one week prior to the meeting. The Oversight Committee meetings are conducted according to Texas's open meeting laws.
A: Yes. Members of the public are invited to make comments at the end of each Oversight Committee meeting. Comments should be brief and a speaker card should be filled out in advance.
More Information About CPRIT
A: The CPRIT website has current CPRIT news, events, funding opportunities, job opportunities, project information, and more. In addition, CPRIT manages two listserves to keep our partners, stakeholders, policy makers, and the public informed of CPRIT activities. Please click here to sign up for one or both CPRIT listserves. If you have a specific request or question not answered via the website, please call or email CPRIT.
A: Please visit our Reports and Statistics page to see a current list of CPRIT publications available either electronically or in hardcopy.
A: Contact Ellen Read at (512) 305-8483 to request a speaker for your event.
A: Click here to view a list of current CPRIT employment opportunities
A: One of the best ways to support CPRIT is to share our story with your community, including cancer stakeholders, policy makers, and the general public. Helping communicate CPRIT's accomplishments and activities will support CPRIT's goals so the agency can continue to fund only the best scientific research and prevention programs.
A: Yes. If you would like to make a contribution to CPRIT, please contact Sandra Reyes at (512) 463-3190.
A: The total number and total dollar amount of grants are the sum of executed contract amounts, plus any grant amounts announced by the Oversight Committee but not yet contracted.
The number and dollar amount of grants are subject to change — all announced awards do not result in an executed contract.