Dear SIOP Members,

The SIOP Board of Directors has made available a pot of 40,000 EUR total for supporting the programs and work of the SIOP Networks and the Education & Training Committee during Fiscal Year 2023-2024 (Aug 1, 2023-July 31, 2024).

If you have a good idea for a project, activity, program that you would like to suggest to the leaders of the SIOP Networks and the Education & Training Committee, you are welcome to reach out to them and make your suggestions.

This funding pot is a competitive opportunity; there is no minimum project budget; the SIOP Senior Management Team (SMT) will not distribute the funding evenly.

The deadline for submission to the SMT is 7 August, 2023, but if you have an idea for an activity or project, please be sure to share your idea with the Network/Committee leaders by the end of July 2023 so that your ideas can be considered.

Funding criteria are as follows:

  1. Directly addresses one or more of the 5 SIOP Strategic Goals (see 2021-2025 Strategic Plan here)
  2. Includes a monitoring and evaluation component
  3. Specifies benefit to children and adolescents with cancer
  4. Includes clear description of need and anticipated positive change
  5. Budget includes sufficient detail of justified expenditures
  6. Personnel to conduct activities are specified
  7. Collaboration among Committees and/or Networks encouraged

This funding opportunity is available to the following groups:

  • SIOP Global Health Network and its Working Groups
  • SIOP Nursing Network and its Working Groups
  • SIOP Nutrition Network and its Working Group
  • SIOP Supportive Care Network
  • SIOP Paediatric Psycho-Oncology Network
  • SIOP Women Leaders in Paediatric Oncology Network
  • Young SIOP Network and its Working Groups
  • SIOP Education and Training Committee

To share your idea with the leaders of the above SIOP groups, please email

Thank you for sharing your ideas and suggestions!

Warm regards,

SIOP Secretariat