What We Support
The Stewart Trust funds Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organizations in the areas of pediatric and cancer care, and scientists seeking to make breakthroughs in cancer research.
The Stewart Trust focuses its support on serving children who are physically or mentally ill or handicapped and reside in the most disadvantaged and vulnerable neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. The Trust grants fund programs and organizations that improve quality of life for these children, as well as programs that prevent common childhood diseases. Examples of grantees/initiatives include:
The Stewart Trust supports promising early-career scientists seeking cures for cancer exclusively through our Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research program.
A collaboration between the Stewart Trust and the Pew Charitable Trusts, this innovative program provides grants to young scientists who are disrupting and advancing the field of cancer research through new approaches in genetics, structural biology, and related fields.
Applicants are nominated annually by NCI-designated Cancer Centers in the U.S., and selected by a Pew-Stewart Committee of nationally-recognized cancer scientists.
The Trust also supports cancer treatment for low-income populations in Washington, D.C.