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Other Projects we're
Supporting

Robert Connor Dawes CERN Fellowship

Collaborative Ependymoma Research Network (CERN)
$100 000 over 2 years


In partnership with our US charity RCD USA, we’re funding a fellowship for the best and brightest researchers investigating Ependymoma.


Robert Connor Dawes PhD Research Scholarship

Monash Institute – Brain Cancer Discovery Collaborative (BCDC) 

$75 000 over 3 years 

Increasing the number of young research talent taking an interest and entering the field of brain cancer means that more brains are on the job of finding new treatments.

Zero Childhood Cancer Program

Children’s Cancer Institute Australia

$75 000 over 3 years 

Personalised medicine is literally the cutting edge of cancer treatment. Through new discoveries about how DNA and cancer are linked, individually targeted therapies can be investigated for each child.

Brain Cancer Biobanking Australia

COGNO / RCD Foundation 

$50 000 

Providing researchers with access to the quantity and quality of tissue and data they need to accelerate brain cancer research.

Royal Children’s Hospital - CIKA

$50 000 

Assisting RCH’s brain cancer tissue bank. This donation is in memory of Pippa Rea with generous support from her family and friends.

Radiology Videographer /  Patient Care Equipment

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 

$25 000 

As part of care support, we’re increasing the radiology resources at Peter Mac to expand the patient video program. Providing computer equipment for the patient video program..

Music Matters Grants

RCD Foundation 

$80 000 (to date) 

Providing patients throughout Australia (referred via various children’s hospital referral programs) with accredited music therapy at home to help the heart sing and the mind heal.

Travel Grants

RCD Foundation 

$50 000 (to date) 

Giving young researchers an opportunity to attend and present at important national and international industry conferences.

Yoga Matters Grants

RCD Foundation 

$5 000 

Providing patients (referred via various rehabilitation centres) with yoga therapy at home to help the heart sing and the mind heal.

Industry Collaboration & Awareness Activities

$50 000 


Sponsoring conferences and seminars that gather the industry’s best minds and put the spotlight on brain tumour projects. This enables collaboration and begins forming a platform for the industry to form a plan for paediatric brain cancer.