Who we are

Survival Starts with Science.

Value Proposition

Together we can create the opportunities for science to help kids survive and thrive, by accelerating funding for life-changing childhood cancer research.

Our Mission

To provide scientists with the funding they need to make discoveries, translate pioneering research, advance treatments and build support programs that will improve survival rates for all young people with cancer and allow them to thrive after treatment.

Our Vision

To see 100% of children, adolescents and young adults survive cancer and live with no long-term health implications caused by their treatment.

My promise is to never give up until every child survives cancer with minimal or no long term effects.

- Col Reynolds OAM
Founder of The Kids' Cancer Project

Our Focus

Where it all began

Founder, Col Reynolds OAM, has a steely focus to make a difference to the lives of kids living with cancer.

It all started on an ordinary day in the late 1980s when Col was driving his empty tourist coach past the Children’s Hospital in Camperdown, Sydney. After stopping to let two youngsters with bald heads cross the road, he parked and went into the hospital on the spur of the moment.

Touched by the spirit of everyone he met that day, Col started his personal mission to help kids with cancer in any way he could. Early on, he learned the only way to improve outcomes for these children is through advances in medical research.

This Australian Story program centres on a remarkable friendship between a top scientist and a coach driver with a brave dream to do something about childhood cancer.

Latest News & Stories

City2Surf for The Kids' Cancer Project

Ready to lace up your running shoes for the City2Surf? Fundraise for The Kids' Cancer Project in your run and combine fitness, fun, and fundraising in one unforgettable experience.

Funding secured for Interfant-21 clinical trial

Infant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) has had a very poor prognosis and survival has not improved significantly over the last two decades, with an event-free survival rate of less than 40%. The intensive chemotherapy treatment currently available necessitates high toxicity often leading to treatment related mortality.

Tiana’s Precious Cargo

Many of us have possessions we know we’ll hang on to for life. For you maybe it’s some family photos, a piece of jewellery or perhaps even a hand-me-down from a parent. For Tiana, 18, it’s this bear, Olivia.

Cap’s Lap: The Halfway Mark 

Amidst the backdrop of his epic BIG LAP, we had the privilege of chatting with Captain Australia, halfway through his monumental journey. We talk courage, compassion, and determination – all things that define his quest for The Kids’ Cancer Project.

Empowering Partnerships: RAMS and The Kids’ Cancer Project Join Forces for Childhood Cancer Research

In the world of combating childhood cancer, partnerships are essential. They are the backbone of progress and a beacon of hope for children and families facing this devastating disease. That's why we at The Kids’ Cancer Project are incredibly grateful for our longstanding partnership with RAMS Home Loans.

Spotlight: A Shared Journey - Celebrating Our Partnership with FMA Australia

In the bustling landscape of charity partnerships, there are often hidden tales that illuminate the depth of connection between organisations. Our journey with FMA Australia is one such story.