As part of its mission to prevent and cure cancer, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science. By training emerging scientists; by creating communities around key disciplines; by funding promising projects, by convening though leaders to overcome barriers to progress; by recognizing and celebrating key contributors to the field; and by collaborating with organizations around the world, the AACR supports the complete life cycle of cancer research.
Since establishing its grant program in 1993, the AACR has provided over $200 million (USD) in funding for cancer research projects that aim to advance the understanding and treatment of cancer around the globe. The AACR offers an outstanding array of financial support mechanisms for cancer researchers at various stages in their careers, from fellowships to career development awards, to grants for independent investigators. The AACR has been designated as an organization with an approved NCI peer review and funding system. Visit the AACR website for a complete listing of funding opportunities.
The AACR International – Canada is a proud partner of Stand Up To Cancer Canada in a new initiative to fund innovative and translational cancer research in Canada.