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Grants and Funding Resources

The Dunhill Medical Trust Research Grants > The key aim is that the Trust’s funding should encourage and support high quality research aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of older people. To achieve this all research applications are appraised against criteria set out within a research funding strategy. 

The Dunhill Medical Trust General Grants > General grants are to fund work that is NOT primarily research, or research-related (but may include evaluation and/or audit of the work being supported). 

DMT Serendipity Awards > are intended to fund the testing of an idea which comes from an unexpected clinical or laboratory observation, or from well-grounded practice, with the objective of obtaining 'proof of concept', and providing sufficient evidence to convince other funding bodies to take the idea forward. 

Association for International Cancer Research's (AICR) > aims to support fundamental research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. The emphasis is on basic, as opposed to clinical research. AICR will consider proposals in which a mixture of basic and clinical research is proposed. 

Cancer Research UK > offer a number of grants for research within the field of cancer. 

BUPA > offer a range of grants which drive tangible action to prevent or alleviate chronic disease or the adverse elements of ageing, and to promote wellbeing , lead to the sustained uptake of healthy lifestyles , measurably improve public health to a significant degree.