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During these uncertain times, be assured that ALSF remains committed to funding critical research to find cures for childhood cancers. We are pleased to be able to offer various RFA opportunities in 2021.  Please visit the "Grants Calendar" to see upcoming dates and sign up for "Researcher News" on this page to be sure you recieve the updated schedule of RFA due dates via email and any future announcments about ALSF grant cycles. 

Additionally, we are working with current ALSF grant recipients to adjust reporting and payment schedules. If you are a current ALSF Grantee and have questions, please reach out to [email protected].

Welcome to the ALSF Grants Programs resource center for childhood cancer researchers and grant reviewers.

  • Applicants will find details about our grants, including guidelines, annual calendar, how to create a portal account and how to submit an application.
  • Grant Recipients can download forms and reporting guidelines, as well as find due dates for annual reports. Recipients will login to their portal account to submit new award requirements, reports, and publications. 
  • Reviewers may access guidelines for grant categories as well as login to ALSF’s Reviewer Portal.
  • Scientific Resources are available as free tools powered by ALSF to foster collaboration and resource sharing among scientists.

If you have any questions about our programs, submission process, or need assistance, please reach out to [email protected]

ALSF Researcher

Learn about research grants offered by ALSF


Scientific Resources

Childhood Cancer Repository

This repository banks and distributes validated cell lines and patient-derived xenografts (PDXs) established from childhood cancers to investigators seeking to do research on childhood cancer.

Visit the Repository website


Childhood Cancer Data Lab

The Childhood Cancer Data Lab (CCDL) develops tools and training programs to empower childhood cancer researchers to utilize vast amounts of data to make more robust discoveries and cures, faster and cheaper.

Visit the Data Lab website


Childhood Cancer Research Resource Portal

Childhood Cancer Research Resource (CCRR) portal is a one-stop shop, enabling discovery of childhood cancer resources such as cell lines, data sets, plasmids, etc. List your resources or request access to another scientist's discoveries.

Visit the Resource Portal