The American Cancer Fund™ (ACF) provides Cancer Research grants to cancer organizations that have shown an ability to effectively use the funds they receive.
ACF has sent grant dollars to the following organizations:
Melanoma Research Foundation
The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent, national organization devoted to melanoma in the United States. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of skin cancers.
Funds the most promising research into the early detection and successful treatment of lung cancer.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Patient Advocate Foundation provides professional case management services at no cost to individuals from any area of the United States, that are confronting healthcare access issues, medical debt crisis, and job retention problems caused by a chronic, life-threatening, or debilitating diagnosis.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Their mission is to achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and translational research at leading medical centers worldwide, and increasing public awareness about good breast health. Currently, over 90 cents of every dollar donated goes to research and awareness programs.