Our mission: Conquering cancer worldwide by funding breakthrough research and sharing cutting-edge knowledge.
We fund the next generation of breakthroughs that help improve the lives of millions of people touched by cancer.
We are grateful to each and every one of the generous donors whose support is helping to make a real and lasting difference in the fight to conquer cancer around the world.
Your donation today will help support breakthrough research and share cutting-edge knowledge.
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Visit our Funding Opportunities page and review the Request for Proposal (RFP) of the program you are interested in. The RFP provides information on the criteria, requirements, application instructions and deadline.
Yes, we have programs that are open to international applicants. Visit our Funding Opportunities page for more information.
There are many sources, especially on the Internet, to help you develop your proposal writing or grant seeking skills. You can also review the Grant Writing Workshop links in the Application Resources section of this website.
Please do not mail any applications. Only online applications will be considered. The Grants Portal User Guide provides instructions for using our online grants management system.
The Conquer Cancer Foundation follows a peer review process for evaluating grant and award applications. Eligible applications are reviewed by ASCO members who are experts in their fields. View the listings of our Reviewers.
Grants are awarded to an individual, the Principal Investigator. However, grant funds are made directly to, and administered by his or her affiliated organization.
In all categories, you may reapply as long as you still meet all the criteria in the guidelines.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request the withdrawal of an application.
We strongly encourage recipients to submit the results of their research project for publication or other public release. In the event the recipients’ results are published or otherwise publicly released either during or after the grant period, the recipient will provide the Foundation with a copy of such publication or public release. All publications and public releases will include an acknowledgment of the Foundation: "This work was funded by a Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO [name of grant]. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the American Society of Clinical Oncology® or the Conquer Cancer Foundation."
The Recipient is encouraged to use an emblem for the program on posters, presentations, and similar items produced for scientific meetings and conferences. The emblem may be used with the acknowledgment language. The Recipient can request this emblem by sending an email to email@example.com.
A condition of a grant is that, when relating to the award, we should approve all press announcements. We can where appropriate provide quotes for press releases. Please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discoveries and related regulatory approvals made through the Research Project funded by the Conquer Cancer Foundation are the property of the Sponsoring Institution or Principal Investigator conducting the research. The Principal Investigator and Sponsoring Institution are responsible for notifying the Foundation of the filing of any letters patent for any discovery, invention, or intellectual property made on research funded by the Foundation.
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, or “Sunshine Act”, is part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (health care reform) that passed in 2010.The law is designed to bring transparency to financial relationships between physicians, teaching hospitals, and healthcare companies. The Sunshine Act requires manufacturers of pharmaceutical drugs and devices, as well as group purchasing organizations, to report payments or transfers of value made to U.S. physicians and teaching hospitals. Reports are made to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a government agency. Learn more about the Sunshine Act.
Some Conquer Cancer Foundation grants and awards receive support that may result in a report to CMS Open Payments website under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act. The supporting companies are required to report the amount of the grant, the names of physicians who are awarded this grant, and the names of their institutions. This information may appear on the Open Payments website.
The Sunshine Act requires that all reportable payments or transfers made starting August 1, 2013 be reported to CMS. To assist the Conquer Cancer Foundation in complying with its reporting obligations to its supporters, grant recipients will be asked to provide the following information to the Foundation: State of License; State License Number; National Provider Identifier (NPI) Number; and, Name of related covered drug, device, biological or medical supply. Recipients must submit the information through the Grants Portal.
For grant management and program related inquiries, please call the Grants and Award Program staff at 571-483-1700 or send an email to email@example.com.
Your donation will help improve the lives of people affected by cancer by funding breakthrough research worldwide, supporting education and training for cancer professionals and sharing cutting-edge cancer knowledge with patients and their families. If you are interested in designating your gift to a specific program or type of cancer research, please call us at 571-483-1700 and ask to speak with a member of our Annual Giving team. They will be happy to assist you.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your first and last name and we will reply with a copy of your receipt. You can also call 571-483-1700 and request to speak to a member of the Donor Relations team.
Absolutely! Please email us at email@example.com with your preferred listing or to let us know if you would like your donation to be anonymous. You can also call us at 571-483-1700 and ask to speak with a member of our Donor Relations team.
The Conquer Cancer Foundation does not provide direct financial assistance to patients; however, ASCO’s oncologist approved patient-information website, Cancer.Net, does distribute a booklet on managing the cost of cancer care as well as provide a list of organizations that may be able to assist you financially.
The Conquer Cancer Foundation does not accept this type of donation at this time.
The Conquer Cancer Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). To view current job openings, please visit the Career Opportunities page on ASCO’s website, click Current Opportunities and then select Conquer Cancer Foundation in the Job Category field. Please note that at this time, the Conquer Cancer Foundation does not have a formal internship program.