The future of cancer immunotherapy is rooted in research and education, primarily by early career scientists. The Forward Fund was established by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) in 2012 to stimulate the future of science, development and application of cancer immunology and immunotherapy through financially supporting its education and research.
Ultimately the Forward Fund (Donate Online Here) endeavors to provide grants and financially support activities and initiatives that:
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Since its inception, SITC has strongly supported the growth and achievement of young investigators in the field of cancer immunotherapy. As the field continues to expand, SITC has realized the event greater importance of fostering the growth and development of the next generation of cancer immunotherapy experts and tumor immunologists by providing them with additional support opportunities.
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Presented since 2005 in memory of the society’s founder, the Richard V. Smalley, MD Memorial Award and Lectureship is the most prestigious award offered by SITC. The award serves to honor those that have been pioneers in their work and have made a notable impact worth of high regard and recognition by their peers.
SITC offers awards to promote growth and achievement among young investigators in the field of cancer immunotherapy and to recognize excellence in SITC Annual Meeting oral abstract and poster presentations.
Contributions in any amount to support the mission and efforts of the Forward Fund are welcome and appreciated. General contributions, tribute and memorial gifts can be made online or by completing and returning the printable pledge/contribution form.
For estate gifts, honoraria transfers and named honor funds, please contact SITC staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SITC offers a wide array of opportunities for corporate partners to engage with the society and interact with members and meeting attendees alike.
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You can help early career scientists tackle the hurdles facing cancer immunotherapy in the SITC Sparkathon by supporting this innovative retreat.
Twenty-nine emerging leaders gathered in August 2017 to formulate strategies to solve major issues facing our field. They will work in teams with business leaders to refine their plans and compete for $175,000. The best idea presented will advance to the execution phase and receive funding to move the field forward.
Be the spark by making a gift to the Forward Fund.
If you make your gift by Dec. 31, 2017, your gift will be matched by an anonymous donor and double your impact! You can contribute to making cancer immunotherapy a standard of care and the word “cure” a reality for patients everywhere.
As a 501(c)(3) organization, donations made to SITC are tax deductible as a charitable contribution to the extent allowed by law.
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