Charity news / by Jennifer Kelly
Thu, 09/30/2021 - 09:00

Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust announces the release of a £100,000 research grant funding round


The Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust is proud to be able to announce the release of a £100,000 research grant funding round. This funding is being made available to research teams with projects that could help make a difference to children with cancer.

A project grant of up to £100,000 and up to three years is available for a clearly defined research project addressing key questions in rare aggressive solid cancers especially rhabdoid tumours and other rare tissue sarcomas.  In particular, we are looking for projects that could potentially make a clinical difference to the treatments that these children receive.

The funding for this project has been provided by the Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust and our amazing special named funds who have done the most incredible fundraising activities to help make this possible.



We would like to say a very special thank you to each of the following Named Funds for their hard work and incredible dedication: Inspirational Issy, Sophie’s Wish, Molly’s Way, Ella’s Fund, Esther’s Smile, Evelyn’s Fund, Captain Chaos Challenges, Ru’s Fund, Joey’s Fund, Max the Brave Fund and Xavi’s Fund. Without your fundraising efforts, this simply would not have been possible.

As we recently announced, the Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust has recently become an accredited member of the AMRC (Association of Medical Research Charities) having been assessed on the way that it funds its research.

As such, any projects that fund will have been externally reviewed and then scored and ranked by our expert led Research Advisory Panel who will then make a recommendation to the Trustees of the Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust.

To find out more about how we award research funding, and our membership as an accredited member of the AMRC, please see here.

For researchers thinking of applying, more information and details of how to apply can be found here.

For further information about our Special named funds, and the wonderful children that they are in honour of, please see our named funds page. 

For more information about applying for the research grant please email: [email protected].

For information about our special named funds or any of our other charity work, please contact Dr Jen Kelly.