mesothelioma funding

Congress funds congressionally directed DOD funding for FY18 with $80 million

We are excited to report that Congress has funded the congressionally directed Department of Defense (DoD) funding for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) with $80 million to support innovative, high-impact cancer research. This is a major increase from last year’s $60 million, $50 million the year before, and $25 million two years prior. The upward trend, in […]


Meso Foundation Reaches $10 Million in Research Grants Funded

With the conclusion of its latest funding cycle, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation has reached the milestone of $10 million in grant funding awarded to the most promising mesothelioma research projects across the globe. The Foundation is the only non-governmental institution to fund mesothelioma research through a transparent, merit-based process modeled after the National Institutes […]


Help Us Raise Matched Funds for Mesothelioma on #GivingTuesday

We need your help! In honor of #GivingTuesday on November 28, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be matching up to $2 million in donations to nonprofits made through Facebook fundraisers. The gifts will be matched up to $50,000 per nonprofit or $1,000 per fundraiser, until the $2 million in matching funds […]


Over $100,000 Raised by Meso Awareness Day Fundraisers

September 26, 2017 marked the 14th annual Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Established by Meso Foundation community members in 2004, Mesothelioma Awareness Day has been the driving force behind the movement to bring more attention and funding to this cancer.
This year, we saw volunteers raise awareness by attending the Today show in New York, wearing blue across […]


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 […]