When you include the American Institute for Cancer Research in your estate plans, you make a major difference in the fight against cancer.

Corporate Champions who partner with the American Institute for Cancer Research stand at the forefront of the fight against cancer

40 Years of Progress: Transforming Cancer. Saving Lives.

The AICR Lifestyle & Cancer Symposium addresses the most current and consequential issues regarding diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

The Annual AICR Research Conference is the most authoritative source for information on diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer.

Cancer Update Program – unifying research on nutrition, physical activity and cancer.

Read real-life accounts of how AICR is changing lives through cancer prevention and survivorship.

We bring a detailed policy framework to our advocacy efforts, and provide lawmakers with the scientific evidence they need to achieve our objectives.

AICR champions research that increases understanding of the relationship between nutrition, lifestyle, and cancer.

Are you ready to make a difference? Join our team and help us advance research, improve cancer education and provide lifesaving resources.

AICR’s resources can help you navigate questions about nutrition and lifestyle, and empower you to advocate for your health.

Donate to cancer prevention research, support AICR

Cancer is one of the top killers in the world. Donate to cancer research today and help continue the fight against cancer.

How to donate to AICR

Whether you give a one-time donation, or want to commit to a regular monthly gift, there are many different ways you can support AICR.

Call us at (800) 843-8114 and speak with one of our team members.

Mail your gift to:
American Institute for Cancer Research
PO Box 97167
Washington, DC 20090-7167

OR, make your gift online by clicking the DONATE NOW button at the top of this page.

How your donation is used

When you give a gift to the American Institute for Cancer Research you impact lives all across the country. Your support allows us to create free public health programs that help thousands of people better understand the intersection of lifestyle, nutrition and cancer, advance cutting-edge cancer research and develop meaningful community resources.

Scientific Research
We pioneer and move science forward through our innovative grants program, and through respected programs like the Continuous Update Project and the Third Expert Report.

We help the public understand cancer risk through comprehensive literature, numerous nutrition and lifestyle programs, online tools and a wealth of free references and resources.

Government Advocacy
We help elected leaders shape health guidelines and develop policies that make it easier for people to make healthy lifestyle decisions.

What your donations have achieved to date

Thanks to your generous donations, our organization has had a big impact on the lives of many families and loved ones. Using your donations, we have seen:






Lifestyles Changed

For more information on what we’ve discovered through our research, take a look at the types of cancer we have funded. You can check out our grantees to see their research projects. We’re also able to produce comprehensive, detailed reports that bring together the latest in cancer prevention and lifestyle factors in one place.

Why I donate to AICR

The American Institute for Cancer Research is a phenomenal organization and I'm very proud to support them! They fund some of the most advanced research into what it takes for individuals to survive cancer and reduce their risk of developing it in the first place.

S. Duvald'Adrian

AICR is a wonderful organization dedicated to medical research and helping people enjoy longer and healthier lives through great food choices, being active and establishing a fitness routine. All of these simple steps can help prevent many and even most serious illnesses and cancers. Beyond that, they do some of the most important cancer research.

B. Hunter

Give Monthly

You can join our Cancer Research Partners and support AICR with regular monthly donations. Through your ongoing support, you’ll be funding innovative cancer research and the development of educational resources to help families survive cancer and reduce their cancer risk.  To fund specific current research grants, please call our Monthly Giving team at (800) 843-8114.

Honor a Loved One

Make a gift to support cancer research in honor or in memory of a loved one.

Other ways you can support the fight against cancer.

Donating is not the only way you can support cancer research. Hosting events, donating old vehicles, and using social media are all just some of the ways you can help raise money for AICR.

You can also plan your giving by including AICR in your estate plans in the way of endowed gifts, leaving a legacy gift to AICR cancer research in your will or as an IRA gift. These meaningful donations will help researchers and scientists to continue the fight against cancer, fund public health programs and help create vital community resources.