COVID-19 and 2020 ACS Grants

Updates as of July 8, 2020.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has created difficult and unforeseen challenges, including the way we manage application review and grant funding. This has led to a strategic review of our Fall 2020 application cycle in the context of current budget projections. Once a specific direction has been determined we will post an update here on

Please know our commitment to research remains paramount despite these unprecedented times. We are launching a major fundraising campaign to support as many grants as possible, while investing in the future of our research program. 

To read more about what the American Cancer Society is doing to carry on our lifesaving mission, see the CEO message from Gary Reedy.

For other updates, see: 

COVID-19 No-Cost ACS Grant Extensions

COVID-19 Effects on April 1, 2020 ACS Grant Proposals