Apply for a research grant

World Cancer Research Fund International’s Regular Grant Programme is currently closed to applications. The next call will be in July 2017.

The WCRF network will continue to fund research in 2016 and 2017 from the current grant application cycle and will not have a grant call this year.

Changes to the Regular Grant Programme

The Regular Grant Programme is currently closed to applications.

We are currently undertaking a comprehensive review of our Research Programme as part of a regular, periodic review to maintain our impact and remain competitive and innovative in the area of diet, nutrition, physical activity and cancer prevention and survival.  We will also be focusing on the development and launch of our 2017 Continuous Update Project Report on cancer prevention.

Changes to the grant programme as a result of the review will be implemented in the 2017 call.

Please contact research@wcrf.org with any enquiries

Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC)

World Cancer Research Fund International’s Regular Grant Programme adheres to the recommendations and best practice guidance of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC).

AMRC Peer Review Audit:

AMRC Peer Review Audit 2015World Cancer Research Fund International’s Regular Grant Programme has passed the Association of Medical Research Charities Peer Review Audit and has been awarded a Certificate to show that it follows best practice when peer reviewing grant applications. The Association of Medical Research Charities assessed the accountability, balance, independence, rotation and impartiality of World Cancer Research Fund International’s peer review process (both internal and external). This audit allows us to demonstrate our commitment to the highest standards of accountability and probity to donors, funders, the government and researchers.

AMRC 'Statement on the use of animals in research':

World Cancer Research Fund International’s Regular Grant Programme adheres to the AMRC 'Statement on the use of animals in research'. Applicants will need to demonstrate that their proposal actively develops and applies the principles and specific guidelines of the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) at all stages of the research process from the design and conduct of experiments through to dissemination and reporting.