Researchers we fund are outstanding scientists

at the forefront of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS, and MPNs research at cancer centres throughout Canada. We award grants for studies that will advance our mission to find cures for blood cancers and improve the quality of life of those affected by blood cancer. These studies range from basic research projects that will lead to a better understanding of blood cancers, to translational research projects that show high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to clinical application.

Our competitions

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Clinician Scientist Fellow Award

Competition opens September 12, 2022

The intent of the Clinician Scientist Fellow Award is to encourage early-stage specialist clinicians to pursue a career in blood cancer research.

Blood Cancer Quality of Life Grant

Competition opens September 12, 2022

The intent of this funding opportunity is to support new research designed to address quality of life challenges experienced by Canadians affected by blood cancers.
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Pediatric Blood Cancer Research Innovation Grant

Competition opens September 12, 2022

This grant is designed to challenge the current pediatric blood cancer landscape by providing funding for projects that will address unmet needs for pediatric blood cancers.

Operating grants

Competition opens September 12, 2022

The Operating Grant is a two-year grant designed to provide funding to research that may ultimately lead to a significant change in the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of blood cancer.
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Translational Research Program – in partnership with LLS (US)

Competition open August 29, 2022

These grants fund new and innovative research that shows high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to clinical application.