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Every krona makes a difference in the fight against childhood cancer. Our promise to our donors is to ensure the greatest benefit from the funds we raise.
*Our key figures according to Swedish Fundraising Control differ from those above. This is because our calculation model includes interest income and similar income items from the Swedish Childhood Cancer Fund’s long-term security holdings.
To achieve our vision of eradicating childhood cancer, we need to provide more resources to research. It is also important that those suffering from childhood cancer – both the children and their families – get the advice and support they need and are entitled to. Our third mission, information, is crucial for the Swedish Childhood Cancer Fund to continue to fund research and provide vital advice and support. The information mission raises awareness and increases knowledge about childhood cancer and why your donation is important.
The Swedish Childhood Cancer Fund is the single largest financier of research into childhood cancer in Sweden. We also support the development of new treatment methods and professional training in paediatric oncology. The Fund granted a total of SEK 274 million in 2018 to causes such as:
We plan, arrange, and further develop important advice and support measures to children with cancer and their families. This contributes to providing children and their families an opportunity for rehabilitation and much-needed recreation. Initiatives in the area, amounting to about SEK 43 million in 2018, went to, among other things:
We work actively to produce and distribute important information and to influence public opinion regarding the issue of cancers in children and teens, which includes initiatives to raise awareness and increase knowledge. The information mission has used its 2018 budget of SEK 58 million for the following initiatives, among others: