Cancer Australia: Supporting People with Cancer Grant Initiative (Round 11 – 2019)

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.

2019 Priority Target Areas

Category one: improving outcomes for people whose outcomes are poor and demonstrating impact at a health systems level and/or community systems level:

  • People whose outcomes are poorer
  • Regional and rural areas

Category two: improving support, consumer involvement and evidence-based information at a local level:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • People from low socioeconomic status areas

Funding & Duration

Applicants can apply for grants of up to $120,000 (GST exclusive) over a three year period (2019-2022).


Organisations must ensure that they are eligible to enter into a funding agreement with Cancer Australia before submitting their application under the Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative. This means that organisations must be legal entities in their own right e.g. charitable organisations, community organisations, non-government and government organisations. Individuals are not eligible to apply for this funding.

Organisations that can demonstrate existing or new partnerships are encouraged to apply to strengthen the availability and visibility of consumer information and cancer support networks. Consortia wishing to apply must identify a lead organisation.

Submission Requirements & Due Date

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