Since 1963, thanks to supporters like you we have invested over €30 million into hundreds of innovative research projects making the Irish Cancer Society the largest voluntary funder of cancer research in Ireland. Find out about our research projects and how our research is making a difference.

For details about our current funding opportunities, how to apply for funding or how to manage your current grant follow the links below.

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With the help of all our supporters we have played a significant role in several breakthroughs in cancer research since 1963. We fund scholarships, fellowships, projects and programmes.

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We believe that collaboration between institutions and across research disciplines can help to stimulate the kinds of excellent research which will improve the prevention and treatment of cancer in Ireland

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