Grants for Cancer

The alarming number of cancer cases has prompted several private organizations as well as the federal government to search for the treatment and cure of all types of cancers. Grants for cancer research are now being offered with the hope of finding the cure for cancers. In addition to grants for researches, there are also grants for cancer patients that would help the patients in alleviating the high cost of cancer treatment. Most of the time the cancer grants are aimed for underserved and uninsured individuals diagnosed with cancer.

Elsa U. Pardee Foundation

The Elsa U. Pardee Foundation is a foundation offering support for the cancer research and investigatory projects that are aimed to find new cures and treatments for the cancers. The foundation awards cash assistance to the researches that will take in one year period. Aside from that, the foundation also provides financial support to cancer patients in the treatment and cure of the cancer. Majority of the funding goes directly to give grants for cancer researches and the remaining of it will go for giving assistance to the cancer patients. Application for the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation grants is to be accomplished online in their website. The guidelines and other requirements are also available there. To start the application, you can go directly to this website: For inquiries, call (989) 832 – 3691 or email the foundation at

    P.O. Box 2767,
    Midland, MI 48641-2767

CancerCare Financial Assistance

The CancerCare financial assistance provides support to those low income individuals who are struck by cancer. The organization gives limited grants to cancer patients for the certain expenses that are related to the cost of treatment. The CancerCare provides support to all types of cancer in the country. The following are the program offered by the organization:

  • Breast cancer – in cooperation with the AVON foundation and Linking ARMS
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • All types of Cancer Diagnoses for both men and women
  • Children diagnosed with cancer

For more details, call the organization’s hotline at (800) 813 – 4673. The applications form is available for download at Interested applicants must fill up first all the necessary fields in the applications forms and provide the necessary requirements. The completely filled up form is to be fax to (212) 712 – 8495 and it can also be mailed to this mailing address;

    275 7th Avenue, Floor 22
    New York, New York 10001

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