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Funding Opportunities for
Children's Cancer Research

Through funding we support research aimed at improving treatments for children with cancer. Apply for funding today and help us to research safer treatments so every child can survive and thrive.

Our Application Process

The aim of Kidscan is to support research aimed at improving the range and quality of treatments available for children with cancer. Research can focus on new treatments, diagnostic methods, improvements to current treatments or other strategies that improve survival or quality of life.

All research funded by Kidscan must align with the research objectives laid out in our research strategy below. Projects must also be inline with the terms and conditions outlined in the individual grant handbooks which can be found on the award pages. We accept applications from both the UK and overseas from qualified individuals.


After you submit your application, your proposal will be triaged by our Scientific Director, Dr David Pye who will ensure that your project meets our research objectives. Following this your application will be assessed by a team of independent reviewers. Once collated, your application alongside the reviewers' report will be considered for funding by the members of our Scientific Committee who will make the final recommendations to our board of trustees. To review each application our scientific Committee works within a strict set of guidelines that including our Conflicts of Interest Policy

Our Grants

We have a range of different grants available. We regularly update our grants so please visit us regularly for any updates. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get a grant from Kidscan. Sign up to our grant notification service and we will send you notifications when new grants become available and reminders as application deadlines approach.

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