Interventions to prevent cancer grant

This category is not open to applications. Details are provided for information only. Please see Financial administration for updated information on scientific and financial reporting requirements and policies.



The purpose of the Canadian Cancer Society Prevention Initiative – Interventions to Prevent Cancer grants competition is to broaden the scope of currently-funded investigations on interventions to prevent cancer, including the translation of that research knowledge into evidence-based practices and policies.

Applications are invited for social science, health policy, population health, health promotion and health services research aimed at identifying effective interventions that address behaviours or exposures that affect cancer risk and are likely to have an evaluable cancer prevention impact. Interventions to prevent cancer are defined as research to modify determinants of, and/or changes to, behaviours or exposures that affect cancer risk.

Method of application

Applicants must complete a Letter of Intent (LOI) prior to the submission of a full proposal. LOIs must be submitted using the CCS online grant application system by October 8, 2010.

*Only applicants who pass the LOI review stage will be invited to submit full applications.

Full applications must be submitted to the CCS by March 7, 2011.

Terms of awards

Awards will be made of up to $600,000 per project over a three-year term. Grants will not be renewable.

Acknowledgement of funds

Grantees must acknowledge the Canadian Cancer Society in all scientific communications and media releases related to this grant. The Notification of Award will detail the appropriate acknowledgement of the Canadian Cancer Society.

General administration

Administration of these funds will follow the same guidelines as those for research grants as described under financial administration.

Last modified on: September 14, 2017