Beat Cancer Project

Beat Cancer Project

The Beat Cancer Project is a South Australian state-wide initiative intended to support and advance cancer research within the state. It is funded by Cancer Council SA, the South Australian Government (through SA Health) and is administered by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

The objectives of the Beat Cancer Project are to increase funding for cancer research, increase the capacity for researchers to attract more national and international research grants and build a stronger cancer research workforce with broader research infrastructure in South Australia.

If you require further information about this program, please contact the Beat Cancer Project Officer via email at

Open Funding Opportunities

The Cancer Council SA Beat Cancer Project has announced a new grant opportunity for funding in 2023.

Opening Monday 5 December 2022, cancer researchers based in South Australia are invited to apply for the following grant opportunity:

Translational Research Package: $250,000 over 3 years

  • Requires matched funding
  • Two (2) grants to be awarded

Applications close Friday, 24 February 2023 at 5pm ACST. Guidelines and other supporting documents are listed under Resources below.

Please contact if you have any questions.