Funding opportunities

The Brain Tumour Charity funds adult and paediatric research across tumour types and issues open calls for applications for its project grants, programme grants, clinical research training fellowships and clinical trials.

Find out more about the current funding opportunities available, all of which are based on the key aims of our research strategy 'A Cure Can't Wait' as we aim to double survival and halve the harm caused by brain tumours.

Current funding opportunities

Future Leaders

We have launched a new scheme to fund future scientific leaders of research into the causes and treatment of brain tumours.

Quest for Cures: Collaborative Discovery Teams

Programme funding for collaborative teams with transformational research ideas.

Clinical Biomarkers Awards- rolling call

We have launched a new funding scheme to identify and implement molecular testing for those affected by a brain tumour.

Expanding Theories

The Expanding Theories awards allow exploration of theories with the potential to open new avenues of investigation.

Quality of Life Awards

Find out more about our funding opportunity to understand and minimise the impact brain tumours have on those affected.

Conferences and Workshops- rolling call

Find out more about the available support for scientific conferences and workshops into brain tumour research.

Clinical Research Training Fellowship

We partner with the MRC to jointly fund brain tumour Clinical Research Training Fellowships.

Clinical Trials- with CRUK

We joint fund clinical trials for brain tumours on a rolling basis with three grant rounds per year.