Research Applications

For 30 years, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has been funding grants and fellowships. The goal of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Research Program is to provide funding for innovative projects expected to lead to future funding from other peer-reviewed sources.

  • The relevance to cancer prevention/early detection must be convincingly addressed in the application.
  • Basic science grants must demonstrate potential for impact on cancer prevention or early detection (specifically, pre-clinical research is acceptable but must be prevention/early detection-oriented and clearly identifiable as translational).
  • Funds will not be awarded to individuals (principal investigators or fellows) who accept direct funding from the tobacco industry.
  • Researchers need not be United States citizens. However, research must be conducted primarily in the U.S.
  • Studies related to therapy for established or advanced cancer will not be reviewed

Sample Grant and Fellowship Guidelines

How to Apply
Applicants must submit both electronic and hard copy proposals. When the new cycle opens, more details will be provided.

View our Sample FAQ.

The research grants application cycle is now closed. To be added to the notification list for the next cycle, please complete the form below. Once completed, a confirmation email will be sent to the email provided.

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For additional questions, please contact Ann Mallari at