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The Kids' Cancer Project FY2022 Funding Round Closed

 

Applications for medical research grants through The Kids’ Cancer Project have now closed. This page will be updated when the FY2023 funding round opens.  

 

On 1 October 2021, The Kids’ Cancer Project CEO Owen Finegan, announced the recipients of research grants for the FY22 financial year. Read more: Winners of $2.6 in grants announced

  • $2.6M awarded in multi-year funding of childhood cancer research
  • Eight new projects funded with a further two receiving a continuation of funding
  • Scientific studies build on The Kids’ Cancer Projects’ ambition to discover better cancer treatments for children

 

The Kids’ Cancer Project supports scientific studies that will have the greatest chance of clinical success in the improvement of treatments for childhood cancers. 

All research project proposals submitted to The Kids’ Cancer Project are assessed equally against the seven evaluation criteria below by an expert Research Advisory Committee and shortlisted for consideration by The Kids' Cancer Project Board of Directors.

  • Importance of proposed research to clinical practice or scientific field
  • Scientific quality of application
  • Likelihood to produce benefits for cancer patients
  • Feasibility of proposed research
  • Novelty and innovation
  • Value for money
  • Overall quality of application

 

For more information, please contact research@tkcp.org.au or 1800 651 158.

 

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Winners of $2.6M in grants announced

The Kids’ Cancer Project CEO, Owen Finegan, has announced the ten deserving recipients of research grants for the FY22 financial year. With $2.6M awarded in multi-year funding of childhood cancer research, the studies build on The Kids’ Cancer Projects’ ambition to discover better cancer treatments for children. 

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