The Emergency Fund
The Emergency Fund is a financial program available to patients and families in Canada who are a young adult or have a child with cancer and who require some financial assistance. For approved applicants, $250 is provided per family/patient as a one-time payment in the form of a Foundation cheque.
Who is Eligible?
Canadian families who have a child with cancer requiring financial assistance are eligible to access this program.
To be eligible to receive funding, the child/patient must be:
How Do I Apply for Funding?
- Diagnosed with cancer
- Receiving care at a Canadian hospital (active treatment or follow-up / after-care)
- 18-years of age and under
To apply for The Emergency Fund, please fill out the form below. You will be asked to provide information to help process your application along with a short description about how the funds will help your family.
What Happens Next?
All applications are evaluated on an individual basis by a committee established by Childhood Cancer Canada. All personal information remains protected and only pertinent information is confidentially shared with this committee.
We will contact your social worker, interlink nurse, nurse practitioner or oncologist that you have identified as the contact from your care team to confirm that you or your child meets the above criteria. The committee will review your application and will contact you as soon as a decision is made about your application.
How Long Will the Fund be Available?
Donor support ensures that these funds continue to be available to famlies. Please consider making your donation
to support the Emergency Fund.
Please use the below form to apply.