"Don't give up . . . Don't ever give up!"® These words by Jim Valvano serve as the guidepost for the V Foundation.
Victory over cancer
"Don't give up . . . Don't ever give up!"® These words by Jim Valvano serve as the guidepost for the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Founded by Jim and ESPN, the V Foundation supports doctors, researchers and more in their quest to beat cancer once and for all. Jim believed it was possible. And with your help, we move closer to his dream every day.
donations go to
John Saunders Grant
In Their Own Words
There is more than just one type of cancer. Which means there is more than one way to fight it. The V Foundation is unique in that our grants go to funding cures for an array different of cancer types.
funded with cutting
funded with cutting
Since 1993, Jim’s memory has lived on in the V Foundation’s goal to declare victory over cancer.
Blog 3 days ago
Making Cancer Research a Team Effort
News 4 days ago
The V Foundation Announces Designated Grants Awarded for Translational Research in Lung Cancer
News 4 days ago
The V Foundation Observes Pediatric Cancer Research Month
Blog 1 week ago
Team V Unites Runners With One Goal: Victory Over Cancer
Since Jim and ESPN started the V Foundation in 1993, we have been incredibly fortunate to work with dedicated, passionate partners in the quest to declare victory over cancer.
California Chrome, LLC
Partner since 2016 North America’s all-time leading money-earning thoroughbred, California Chrome, is donating a portion of his winnings to the V Foundation for Cancer Research. In addition to race proceeds,…
Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation
The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation has joined the V Foundation in a $1.25 million partnership. This partnership will be focused on immunology cancer research by funding translational research grants and…
Constellation Brand Beer Division
Partner Since 2010 In 2015, Constellation Brand Beer Division donated more than $1 million to the V Foundation for Cancer Research—a record. During the month of March, Constellation Brands Beer…
ESPN, Founding Partner
ESPN is committed to helping find a cure for cancer and has been proud to support the V Foundation for Cancer Research ever since ESPN commentator Jim Valvano echoed his…
Gastric Cancer Foundation
The Gastric Cancer Foundation is a national organization with a straightforward but challenging mission: to help cure gastric cancer. By raising awareness and investing in promising early-stage research, the Gastric…
Pepsi Bottling Ventures
Partner since 2014 Donations are generated through the placement of special V Foundation-branded vending machines in businesses and schools in the North Carolina area. A percentage of the proceeds from…
Partner since 2015 the V Foundation has been a beneficiary of Waste Industries Full Circle Project which allows their customers to support the charities that mean the most to them…
78 Brands Co, LLC
78 Brands Co, LLC is a gourmet ketchup and condiment company who will be support the V Foundation with a $0.25 donation per bottle sold through their on-line store. They…
Partner since 2005 Hooters initiated “Give A Hoot” in 2013; since then, this cause-marketing program has occurred every October. Funds are designated for breast cancer research and clinical trial outreach…
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund™ is a 501 c(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women’s cancers through raising money for…