Sarcoma UK offers funds and grants to seek answers and find effective treatment for sarcoma.

Sarcoma UK focuses on all types of sarcoma. Our research programme has been running since 2009 with over £3.5 million invested in research across 56 projects to date. 

Open: 2020 Genomics Research Grant Round

Sarcoma UK launched its Genomic Research Programme in 2018 and has awarded two projects to date, details of which can be found here:

2018: GeCIPing Sarcoma: A UK-led initiative to personalise sarcoma treatment

2019: A genomic approach to unlocking the secrets of sarcoma

The 2020 call invites applications which further knowledge into sarcoma genomics and will award one research project up to £250,000.

We encourage applications which build on, or link in with, the work previously funded by Sarcoma UK as part of this funding stream.

Call opens: Tuesday 7th July 2020

Call closes: 3pm, Thursday 5th November 2020

For information on how to apply: please see the guidance for applicants document and application form below.

PDF icon Guidance for applicants - Genomic Research 2020

File Sarcoma UK application form - Genomic Research 2020

Update on the 2020 Clinical Research Grant Round: Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the clinical research round has sadly been cancelled for this year. A fund of £50,000 has instead been made available through our Sarcoma UK Strategic Collaborations Clinical Fund 2020.

Sarcoma UK Strategic Collaborations Clinical Fund 2020: Funding available: £50,000 for a single project/ initiative.

To be eligible for this funding, proposals must be:

  • Collaborative – with funding from at least one other organisation
  • High priority – in an area of high strategic priority for Sarcoma UK
  • Clinically focussed – the project must involve Sarcoma patients

Anyone wishing to discuss potential project proposal should contact sorrel.bickley@sarcoma.org.uk for an initial discussion around strategic fit.

If you would like to be notified of when new calls are launched, please email research@sarcoma.org.uk to be added to our mailing list. 

You can see our previously funded research grants here, alongside our Research Strategy, and the success rates of previous applications. All our research is peer reviewed and discussed by the Research Advisory Committee

Sarcoma UK is member charity of AMRC. All research funded by Sarcoma UK is eligible for QR funding via the CRSF.  

Read more about what we do with your information if you've applied for a grant through Sarcoma UK.