mesothelioma funding

Omnibus Bill Passes, Funds Available to Mesothelioma Research Increase

With the passage of the Omnibus budget bill last week, mesothelioma research will now be eligible for $60 million, an increase of $10 million over the amount previously available.
This particular funding is available through the Department of Defense’s Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), a pot of funding available annually to researchers studying any one of […]


Longest-Running Fundraiser Spreads Holiday Joy for 13 Years in a Row

For the last 13 years, Joyce Mancini has been hosting her annual Christmas Breakfast & Bazaar in Tewksbury, Massachusetts to benefit the Meso Foundation.
Joyce’s event is held in memory of her father, George R. Brazee, who passed away after battling mesothelioma. Joyce first decided to host an event in 2004, and she had her father’s […]


We Need You! Matching Funds for Mesothelioma

We have some exciting news! We just learned that in honor of #GivingTuesday, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute up to $1 million to Facebook fundraisers. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $500,000 in matching funds, up to $1,000 per Facebook fundraiser, and Facebook will waive up to $500,000 […]


Upcoming Conferences and Events

Over the next few months, the Meso Foundation will be organizing and hosting mesothelioma conferences and events. The calendar includes mesothelioma conferences in San Francisco, Chicago, and the Washington, DC metro area, as well as Mesothelioma Awareness Day, and a Celebration of Life event for the bereaved community.
SEPTEMBER
2016 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma: San Francisco
The […]


Sustaining Your Fundraising Event Audience

by Missy Bowles, Fundraise for Meso Event Planner
I started RODs Benefit for Meso a year after I lost my daddy to peritoneal mesothelioma. It started out as a way to keep his memory alive but has since evolved as a way to help others in the mesothelioma community and give back to the Mesothelioma Applied […]