We provide transparency of funding and report on impact

We strive to enable more investment into innovative research projects

The Kids’ Cancer Project harnesses the fundraising power of all members of the community and facilitates distribution of those funds to critically appraised scientific research projects that will lead to cures of many different types of children’s cancer with a focus on survival and ongoing quality of life.

2019 Reports

Annual Report 2019

The Annual Report captures achievements, impact and information about the work we are doing to achieve our vision of one hundred percent survival of all children diagnosed with cancer.

Financial Statement 2019

The Kids’ Cancer Project aims to maximise the level of investment in research every year. The charity’s accounts are audited annually and meet all appropriate reporting standards.

Previous Reports

2014-2015 Financial Report

Our Financial Report for the period between 2014 and 2015

2015-2016 Financial Report

Our Financial Report for the period between 2015 and 2016

2016-2017 Financial Report

Our Financial Report for the period between 2016 and 2017

2017-2018 Financial Report

Our Financial Report for the period between 2017 and 2018

Common questions asked

  • Who do you report to?

    The Directors of The Kids’ Cancer Project are subject to all the sanctions and rules provided in the Corporations Law administered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) as well as those of the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC).

    Our financial management is audited by external auditors in accordance with Australian Auditing Standards and published online annually. The Kids’ Cancer Project holds licences to fundraise in all states and territories of Australia.

  • What impact are you making?

    The Kids’ Cancer Project is an independent national charity supporting childhood cancer research. Since 1993, thanks to strong community support, the charity has contributed tens of millions of dollars to scientific research projects to help children with many types of cancer.

  • Who decides where the money goes?

    Donated funds are allocated annually by The Kids' Cancer Project Board of Directors following advice from an independent Research Advisory Committee. Our competitive annual grant scheme supports research projects on any type of childhood cancer. Grant applications are reviewed and ranked by the Research Advisory Committee, whose recommendations are used by the Board to award funds.

  • How are donated funds used?

    We fund childhood cancer research projects across Australia. Our investment into childhood cancer research is reported in our financial statements each year. 

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