Grant applications

Seeking to improve survival and eliminate suffering for all Australian children with cancer

The Kids' Cancer Project FY2022 Funding Round Open

Applications for medical research grants through The Kids’ Cancer Project are now open. 

The Kids’ Cancer Project supports scientific studies that will have the greatest chance of clinical success in the improvement of treatments for childhood cancers. In this financial year, the charity is opening its grant round offering a total of $2.910 million in multi-year commitments to ten research projects. 

Applications will be accepted for support of investigations into the following three categories:
1. HGG brain cancers. Download application form
2. Sarcoma. Download application form
3. Late effects. Download application form

In addition, the charity has set aside funding for at least two projects currently funded by The Kids' Cancer Project to receive continued funding. 

Applications for all grant categories close on Sunday, 22 August 2021. 

All research project proposals submitted to The Kids’ Cancer Project will be 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


If you require further information, please contact or 1800 651 158.


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Driving donor dollars further

In the 2020 financial year, The Kids’ Cancer Project invested $1.65 million in eight bold scientific studies in partnership with the PdCCRS. Here you’ll find a brief overview of each of the studies funded with more details in linked articles. 

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