Grant opportunities

Cancer Council NSW offers small and large grants.

Grant Scheme


Maximum Funding


Application status

Translational Program Grant

To support multi-disciplinary approaches to cancer research that will rapidly translate research discoveries into clinical programs and policy.$3.75 million over 5 years2020 for funding in 2021Closed

Project Grant

To support research into any aspects of cancer, including its causes, mechanisms, prevention, treatment and care, and the organisation and performance of cancer control services.


Project Grants are open to all Australian cancer researchers. Grant scheme complies with conditions for Category 1 HERDC reporting (“Other 1.7”).

$450,000 over 3 yearsAnnualClosed

Sally Crossing AM Award for an Outstanding Outcome in Cancer Research

Rewards outstanding achievement in cancer research, the inclusion of consumers in research, and the delivery of significant benefit to the cancer community.


Eligible researchers will have received Cancer Council NSW competitive research funding as lead chief investigator in the previous decade.

$50,000 over 1 yearAnnualOpen


For enquiries about these schemes contact:
Research Grants Management Team

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