With a mission to Care. Cure. Thrive., the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation leads the way in funding childhood brain cancer research to cure the kids, supports families affected by this disease, and advocates for policies that help patients, survivors and their loved ones.
Family Education & Support
Life After a Brain Tumor Diagnosis
Support for Families
Join the Cause. Help Us Cure the Kids.
Whatever form your gift takes, you can be confident your generosity will help us lead the way toward a future without childhood brain cancer. Learn more about the different ways you can donate and make a difference.
Become An Advocate
Join our efforts at the national and local level to educate policymakers and the public about the critical issues families face and the need for more research funding.
Start a Fundraiser
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's Do-It-Yourself Fundraising Program makes it easy for anyone, anywhere, anytime to raise funds and awareness for lifesaving cures and care.
Create for a Cure
Host a charity livestream
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's charity streaming program gives content creators, streamers, esports organizations, and gamers a fun and easy way to fundraise for children with brain cancer.
Our Community's Impact
Thanks to supporters like you, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is actively managing more than $5.3M in research funding to accelerate progress for kids with brain cancer.
Valentina: Living with Pediatric Low-Grade Glioma
In June 2018, Valentina was diagnosed with a pediatric low-grade glioma with a BRAF mutation. At the time, she was only one year old. Surgery was not an option, so her family had two choices for treatment—traditional chemotherapy or an experimental treatment suitable for her type of mutation.
Zoe: A Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivor’s Love of Books Opens the Door to New Research Funding
Combining her love for reading and desire to give back to help kids with brain tumors like her, Zoe created Books 4 Brains to raise money for pediatric brain cancer research. Join her upcoming Books 4 Brains read-a-thon and support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's research funding efforts.
I'm a dad and scientist who works in drug development. Here's why your support matters.
As Nathan's dad, I am forever grateful to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation community. And as one of the foundation’s internal research advisors and a scientist who works in drug development, I also see there’s so much more work we can do.
Urgent Action Needed: Congressional Hearing on Accelerating Kids’ Access to Care Act
Recently, the Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act gained significant momentum in Congress when Charlie, a 12-year-old brain tumor survivor and advocate with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, testified to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee about the hurdles families face when seeking treatment for their child. Now, to see it become law requires your immediate action.
2024 Action Days: Join Us in Urging Congress to Help Children with Cancer
A Look Back: Celebrating the Community’s Impact in 2023
In 2023, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation community answered the call to create a brighter future for children with brain tumors and their families. Read about what your support made possible in research, family support and advocacy.