What We Fund

Our funding priorities also encompass projects that aim to enhance long-term health outcomes, treatment tolerances, Naturopathic medicine, nutritional support, and improvements in quality of life.

We understand that not all vital components of research adhere strictly to hypothesis-driven studies. Therefore, we have discretionary funds available to support critical infrastructure projects that are essential for the advancement of childhood cancer research.


Endowed Lectureship


Childhood Cancer Studies


SDF Scholarships & Experiences


Research Advisors

Survival is nice, but the full quality of life should be retained. The full potential that the childhood should have had without the cancer should be retained and that is one of our motivations.

Dr. Monika Davare, PhD

Jae Cho - Committee Chair

Chief, Pediatric Neurology

Scientific Director, Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Program Oregon Health and Science University

James Amatruda, MD, PhD

Head, Basic and Translational Research

Cancer and Blood Disease Institute,

Attending Physician, Dr. Kenneth O. Williams Chair in Cancer Research Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine,

Keck School of Medicine and University of South California

Kelly Bailey MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Monika Davare, PhD

Associate Vice President for Basic Research

Oregon Health and Science University

Melanie Gillingham, PhD, RD, LD

Associate Professor

Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics School of Medicine Oregon Health and Sciences University

Steven Dubois, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Director, Experimental Therapeutics For Pediatric Oncology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jean Mulcahy-Levy, MD

Associate Professor, Boettcher Investigator

Morgan Adams Foundation Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Program Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado Denver

The Details

Priorities and Places

Funding Focus

We are interested in innovative research projects on sarcomas and brain tumors with a high likelihood of moving discoveries forward into clinical trials.

Locale Preference

Currently, we exclusively fund research projects conducted in the United States. Special consideration is given to opportunities in the Pacific Northwest, including clinical trial sites.

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Generous Partners Contributing $5,000 Annually to Our Cause

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Advancing Research, Igniting Hope

Kids fighting cancer have a scary and unknown road ahead of them. When you give a gift today, you advance childhood cancer research so that kids can survive and live well.