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Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative 2019

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Cancer Australia’s Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative aims to reduce the burden of cancer through the provision of grants to community organisations and encourage effective partnerships between organisations.

Aims and Outcomes 

The Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative aims to reduce the burden of cancer through the provision of grants to community organisations; and encourage effective partnerships between organisations in order to improve coordination, accessibility and development of quality cancer support networks to better support people affected by cancer. 

The outcome of the initiative is to build evidence-based information and improve access to quality, coordinated and sustainable cancer support networks for all Australians.

2019 Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative – Announcement of Grant recipients

Successful funding recipients for the 2019 round have been announced.

Six grants have been offered in Round 11 of the Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative, with a total of $743,660 to fund initiatives to improve support for people with cancer who experience poorer outcomes.

Cancer Australia’s Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative provides organisations with grants of up to $120,000 to support projects aimed at reducing the burden of cancer through the provision of grants to organisations, and encouraging effective partnerships between organisations in order to improve coordination, accessibility and the development of quality cancer support networks to better support people affected by cancer.

A full list of projects funded under Round 11 of the Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative may be accessed below:

Since 2005, the Australian Government, through Cancer Australia’s Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative, has contributed over $8.8 million towards 112 community grants nationwide.

Previous Grant Recipients

Further information

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