The Innovations in Cancer Control Grant Program closing 14 May 2017 (NSW)

The Cancer Institute NSW is calling for Expressions of Interest for the Innovations in Cancer Control Grants 2017–2018.

About the Innovations in Cancer Control Grant Program

The Innovations in Cancer Control Grant Program aims to provide funding to organisations working in cancer, health and other related services to undertake evidence-based projects that have the potential to be embedded in the health system and be sustainable past the funding period. The focus of these grants is community and service-centered initiatives and not research proposals.

To be eligible for funding commencing in the 17/18 financial year, the applicant must be a registered organisation/company with a demonstrated interest in cancer control or vested interest in improving cancer outcomes for priority groups in the community and must be based in, and provide services to, the population of NSW.

Eligible agencies include:

  • Local Health Districts
  • Primary Health Networks
  • BreastScreen NSW Screening and Assessment Services
  • Local Councils
  • Non-government and community organisations.

Objectives

The grant program aims to:

  • Assist health care professionals transfer research outcomes into clinical practice;
  • Build upon evidence which is currently available (e.g. publications, previous initiatives/projects);
  • Enhance community engagement or cancer service provision by working towards the goals of the NSW Cancer Plan;
  • Target the priority populations or cancers outlined in the NSW Cancer Plan.

Applications

Applications close at midnight 14 May 2017. Late applications will not be accepted.

For more information (source) see >>> The Innovations in Cancer Control Grant Program

Image: Jamie Street

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