About

Mission

The Leukemia Research Foundation’s mission is to cure leukemia by funding innovative research, and to support patients and families. With more than $83M raised in support of this mission, we are on the path to finding a cure – and won’t stop until we do.

Research grants

As the nation's largest nonprofit focused exclusively on funding leukemia research, our grants are accelerating the development of new and better treatments and an ultimate cure for leukemia.

Patient and family support

Through our patient-centered approach, access to leukemia experts, and nationwide partnerships, our support programs help patients and their loved ones navigate every step of the cancer journey.

Impact

$83M+

raised in support of our mission

600+

research projects funded worldwide

$5M+

disbursed in need-based financial support

6.5K+

participants in patient education programs over last ten years

People

Board of Directors

Affiliate Board

Medical Advisory Board

Patient Advisory Committee

Volunteer chapters

Staff

Financials

A notable 81% of the Leukemia Research Foundation’s total budget goes directly to research and patient and family support programs, earning us top rankings from the nation’s leading charity evaluators.