Project Grant applications

Applications for Cancer Council NSW and Cancer Council SA funding are aligned with the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Ideas Grants submission and review processes.

Cancer Council NSW

Cancer Council NSW Project Grants are:

  • open to research projects on any aspect of cancer, including its causes, mechanisms, prevention, treatment and care, and the organisation and performance of cancer control services
  • awarded for up to three years
  • valued up to $450,000 over three years
  • open to all Australian cancer researchers.

Researchers wishing to apply for Cancer Council NSW Project Grants must complete:

  1. NHMRC Ideas Grant application. In the Sapphire application, please select ‘Cancer Council’ as a funding option
  2. Supplementary Questions via our online grant submission form, and
  3. Consumer Review form. Please upload when prompted as part of the online grant submission form. 

Guidelines

Read about consumer involvement in research and where to find a qualified consumer

For any enquiries, please email research@nswcc.org.au.

Cancer Council SA

Project Grants funded through the Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project are open only to cancer researchers based in South Australia.

The Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project accepts applications that are:

  • based on any aspect of cancer, including its causes, mechanisms, prevention, treatment and care, and the organisation and performance of cancer control services
  • 1 year in duration
  • have an adjusted 12 month timeline and budget up to a value of $100,000
  • based in South Australia.

Researchers wishing to apply to the Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project must complete:

Questions relating to the Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project funding requirements can be directed to beatcancer@sahmri.com.

Read more information about the Beat Cancer Project funding schemes.

Key dates and deadlines

9 March 2022NHMRC Ideas Grant / Cancer Council NSW Project Grants / Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project open
6 Apr 2022Minimum data due for NHMRC Ideas Grant via Sapphire
4 May 2022Closing date for NHMRC Ideas Grant applications via Sapphire
18 May 2022, 5pm AESTClosing date for submission of Supplementary Questions and Consumer Review responses via Cancer Council NSW online grant submission form

Cancer Council NSW online grant submission form

This scheme has now closed. For further information please contact research@nswcc.org.au.