1 April 2022 .Brussels , Belgium
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Support Grants available for Bladder Cancer Awareness Month this May!

The World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition (WBCPC) is the first-time people affected by bladder cancer have a force connecting them. Bladder cancer patients, groups, and organisations work together to ensure the best possible outcomes for bladder cancer patients worldwide.

Every year, more than 570,000 people receive bladder cancer diagnosis around the world. For many of them, a diagnosis will be the very first time they hear about bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is forgotten cancer, and it should not be. We need to unite and raise our voices for people affected by bladder cancer. World Bladder Cancer Awareness month in May 2022 is a chance for us to do precisely that – join us!

The World Bladder Cancer Patient Coalition has launched a Bladder Cancer Awareness Month Grant (BCAM Grant) for May 2022. The BCAM Grant aims to enable patient organisations, support or advocacy groups in low and middle-income countries to bring awareness to bladder cancer in their communities.

Greater awareness is the first step to greater health equity in bladder cancer care. Bladder Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to ensure that no bladder cancer patient is left behind and that communities are aware of symptoms and act on them.

What you need to know:

  • 10 BCAM Grants worth €200 each are available (cash and/or in-kind)
  • 15 April – Deadline to submit your application
  • 20 April – We will inform you of our decision
  • 15 May – Your activities should start during the awareness month and not later than this date.
  • 1 July – Deadline to submit an impact report

Today, bladder cancer awareness remains low across the world, including in low and middle-income countries. Our ambition is to support awareness campaigns by offsetting some of the costs of these activities.

You can download the application form below or submit your grant application online.

For further information about our Bladder Cancer Awareness Month Grant, please get in touch with us at info@worldbladdercancer.org

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