Do you want to take your support of a specific cancer research area to the next level while honoring or remembering a family member or loved one? NFCR has the solution for you:. NFCR has been setting up designated and restricted fund programs for more than 40 years. These funds allow you to fund a specific researcher, project, cancer type or cancer research area in a significant fashion over a three year+ timeframe that will accelerate the pace of discovery. The fund can be named by you to highlight your cause or as a tribute to your family or loved one to keep that legacy at the forefront of the
Restrict your support to a specific researcher, project or cancer area;
Name the fund many honor the area of research or family and loved ones;
Meet the principal investigator (lead researcher) of the project you support at least annually;
Receive research update reports from the principal investigator as NFCR receives them;
Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research
Attend NFCRs annual Scientific Symposium where all researchers present progress in their projects and researchers; and
Strengthen your fund by engaging family, colleagues and peers to lead events and other activities in support of your cause. NFCR can help you with ideas on ways to engage others in support of your fund.
of research support. The amount of your annual gift or size of the fund is dictated by your desired scope of research work. NFCR has helped establish funds that have ranged from $75,000 to $2 million+. Funds can be established and supported by a variety of assets, as well as set up via a gift in a will or estate plan.
Choose a specific researcher, project, cancer type or area
youd like your fund to be restricted. NFCR can assist in supporting a new project by pre-screening proposals in a field of cancer research youre interested and arrange presentations on research proposals by the principal investigators for you to consider.
If you would like to publicize the fund, NFCR will work with you to build a logo and highlight it on the website, our Annual Report and other marketing avenues.
If you would like to learn more about Creating Your Own Fund, contact:
Even though over 90% of cancer mortalities are due to metastatic cancer cancer that spreads from its original location to vital organs within the body less than 5% of current cancer funding supports research geared towards understanding the mechanisms of metastasis. The Lucy Fund was created to lessen this statistical discrepancy, with hopes that one day researchers will find a way to make cancer a chronic, not deadly, disease.
The Hope Fund for Sarcoma Research is a designated fund established by Ken and Marianne Bouldin in partnership with NFCR. The Bouldins founded the Hope Fund after their daughter Jennifer survived a type of sarcoma known as malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST).
You could also set up a fundraiser through our Rose Fund program in the name of the person you would like tohonor or remember. As well as honoringtheir life, it will also contribute to furtheradvances in cancer research.A Rose Fund can be established with anyamount you would like to start a fund with. Italso provides you with the flexibility to givewhenever you would like to. There are nominimums or monthly requirements todonate to a fund.Anybody can donate or raise money for theRose Fund now and as far into the future asthey wish. We make sure that all donors whochoose to be kept informed know how muchhas been raised for the Fund.We use the money you raise on fulfilling ourmission to find better treatments and curesfor cancer.
The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization.