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2022 Supporting people with cancer Grant initiative – Announcement of grant recipients

Support for people with cancer through the new Cancer Australia grant round

Support for people with cancer through the new Cancer Australia grant round

Cancer Australia has announced the 2022 recipients of its Supporting people with cancer (SPWC) Grant initiative, established to support community initiatives to improve wellbeing and outcomes of people with cancer. Over one million dollars was awarded to nine community organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations to support people affected by cancer.

The grant recipients are:

  • Strong Spirit Aboriginal Services:  Strong Spirit Cancer Journey
  • Viney Morgan Aboriginal Medical Service: I WILL Exercise Physiology Oncology and Wellness Program
  • Cancer Council of the Northern Territory:  Rural Support Services Cancer Unit
  • Canteen Australia: Parenting through cancer: Co-creating an online parenting program building psychological wellbeing and parenting strategies for parents of children and adolescents with cancer
  • The Abbie Basson Sarcoma Foundation Ltd: SUN-SHINE: Co-design of sarcoma specific digital consumer resources for people diagnosed with sarcoma and their carers
  • Reflections Through Reality Ltd (Reflections): Hope Companion Project
  • Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation:  Back on Track WA
  • St John Ambulance Tasmania IncSt John Cancer Treatment Support – Transport
  • Redkite: Clinical guidelines, quality and outcomes measure for new services delivery framework for paediatric cancer psychosocial support