Research funding and partnerships

We invest in research that helps us to understand the numbers, needs and experiences of people affected by cancer and generates the evidence needed to enable a better cancer story.

  • Our research strategy

    Discover more about our research strategy and priorities.

  • Macmillan's Research Grants Scheme

    Read more about our competitive grant funding scheme for UK-based researchers.

  • Funded research

    We fund a diverse portfolio of research, from longitudinal cohort to data linkage studies, with research environments ranging from clinical to academic.

  • Research with impact

    Our Research Impact Framework ensures that the research we fund has the highest potential to benefit people affected by cancer.

  • Our partnerships

    We work with various partner organisations across the UK to help us increase the range and scope of our evidence.