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Our grants support innovative projects and the translation of research that aims to lessen the impact of cancer in NSW.

All funding is awarded on a competitive basis through interstate, independent peer review

Applications for grants offered by the Cancer Institute NSW are sought from all NSW-based universities, cancer services, hospitals, Local Health Districts and other relevant agencies.

We also assist NSW researchers to access Commonwealth research funding, wherever possible.

Funding is competitive and notices for applications are placed on this website, and are sent via direct mail to all administering institution contacts, and the competitive grants contacts database. Find out more from the links below.

Key dates, guidelines and application forms for all open grants offered by the Cancer Institute NSW.

Applying for grants

Access important information about applying for grants, including eligibility, forms, guidelines, and how to communicate with the Institute about your application.

Find out more about grants that have previously been funded by the Institute.

Read important information about our reporting requirements and conditions of funding for grant recipients.

Thorough evaluation of our grant programs ensures we are continually directing funding to where it is needed most.

Access policies and forms for the Cancer Institute NSW competitive grants program.

All communications regarding grant applications and reporting are to be directed through the administering institution contacts (AIC). This will facilitate the timely and efficient receipt, assessment, awarding and management of grants.

The Cancer Screening and Prevention Grants provide funding to organisations with a demonstrated interest in cancer control and experience in delivering health related community engagement projects. The focus of these grants is community and service-centred initiatives, not research proposals.

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