NCCN Foundation

NCCN Foundation®

Founded in 2010, NCCN Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®). NCCN Foundation is committed to advancing cancer care so all patients can live better lives.

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

NCCN Guidelines for Patients®
NCCN Foundation raises funds to support the millions of patients and their families affected by a cancer diagnosis through the development and distribution of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients. The patient guidelines are based on the same cancer treatment information used by health care professionals around the world to guide care.



NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards (YIA) Program
NCCN Foundation is also committed to advancing cancer treatment by funding promising young investigators through the NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards (YIA) Program, which allows for some of the nation’s top next-generation cancer researchers to guide the course of treatment innovation and advancement. The honorees will receive up to $150,000 in funding, over two years, to advance important research on important issues in oncology. These early-career investigators from NCCN Member Institutions represent tomorrow’s leaders for advancing cancer care. The NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP) manages the selection process and provides guidance and oversight for the projects over the grant duration.


Ways to Give

Impact of Gifts to NCCN Foundation
NCCN Foundation relies on each and every charitable gift to deliver the highest level of patient information with the most advanced technologies and treatment options.

Gifts to NCCN Foundation have a significant impact on people with cancer, caregivers, and health care professionals. We are grateful for the generous support we receive from our donors through annual and leadership gifts and through our advocacy and corporate partnerships.

Your investment in NCCN Foundation will help us realize our ambitious vision to provide Patient Guidelines for all cancer types and to empower people living with cancer and advance oncology innovation. To learn more about the impact of gifts to the NCCN Foundation, click here.

Where the Need is Greatest

This general operating fund provides a reliable source of philanthropic dollars to be used where and when they are needed most. With unrestricted funds, we can be sure to have resources and the financial flexibility to meet the needs of both the NCCN Guidelines for Patients and cutting edge research through the Young Investigator Awards.

For additional information about ways to give, click here.

For a personal discussion about the difference your gift can make for people with cancer, contact Jen Sweeney