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ABOUT AACR RESEARCH FUNDING

In pursuit of the AACR’s mission, our grants program has awarded more than $480 million in grants to over 890 scientists since 1993. Grants support researchers domestically and abroad at every career stage, representing a global commitment to cancer prevention, early detection, interception, and cure.

The AACR has worked with over 70 scientific and funding partners to deliver prestigious research grants.

2020-2021 AACR Research Grant Recipients

We are proud to announce the newest class of AACR grant recipients. These outstanding scientists have dedicated their careers to advancing the detection, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

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INFORMATION FOR CURRENT GRANTEES

We congratulate grantees on receiving research funding from AACR. Find answers to the most frequently asked questions of AACR grant recipients.

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Impact of AACR grants

Since 1993, the AACR has awarded more than $480 million in grants to fund meritorious research projects across the spectrum of cancer science, including basic, translational, and clinical research. See how the AACR grants program has contributed to the AACR’s mission.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

For inquiries regarding funding opportunities, contact: [email protected]

UPDATE ON COVID-19 PANDEMIC CRISIS

We hope you and your loved ones are well, given the difficult circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, we are moving forward with grant opportunities that are currently open to applications.

We are aware that many institutions have restricted access to labs and other resources, which may in turn impact our active grantees’ ability to fulfill their current grant obligations. We are closely monitoring potential disruptions and will contact individual grantees on an as-needed basis. However, if you have specific questions or concerns, please feel free to contact [email protected].