The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State University basketball coach and ESPN commentator. Since 1993, the Foundation has funded more than $200 million in cancer research grants nationwide. Event proceeds benefit cancer research funded by the V Foundation. The Foundation awards peer-reviewed grants through a competitive awards process strictly supervised by a Scientific Advisory Committee.
Event to Fund Cutting-Edge Pediatric Cancer Research
$200,000 V Scholar Grant Awarded for Research Related to Blood Cancers
Total of $225 Million Awarded for Cancer Research
Funding cutting-edge research for all forms of cancer Funds Matched by Bristol-Myers Squibb for a Total of $1.3 Million to be used for Breakthrough Cancer Research
Grant to Be Funded by the V Foundation to Early Career Investigator at The University of Kansas Cancer Center
The V Foundation for Cancer Research and Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Join as Sponsors
The annual signature event has now raised more than $100 million for the V Foundation
The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano with one goal in mind: to achieve victory over cancer. Since its start in 1993, the V Foundation has awarded over $200 million in cancer research grants nationwide and has grown to become one of the premier supporters of cutting-edge cancer research funds.