We believe in transparency. Our commitment to Padres Pedal stakeholders, partners, and the overall community is to maximize our impact, stay true to our mission, and remain accountable throughout all initiatives. We are proud that 100% of fundraising dollars go directly to cancer research.
Padres Pedal is proud to have earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest recognition given by GuideStar. This recognition shows commitment to transparency. By providing up-to-date information, nonprofits allow potential donors and funders to make educated decisions.
New Funded Grants
We invest seed funding for high risk, exploratory research and clinical trials, with the goal of translating findings in the lab to patient applications in the clinic. Grants are awarded to the most competitive research teams at our beneficiary institutions.
In just seven years, Padres Pedal the Cause has donated more than $13 million dollars to fund collaborative discovery research at the best cancer institutions in San Diego. Scientists at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, and Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have initiated 54 translational cancer research projects, 6 clinical trials, and 2 team science awards for all types of cancers, including pancreatic, breast, brain, pediatric, skin, lung, colorectal, gastrointestinal, ovarian, and endometrial.
Thanks to the efforts of more than 3,500 riders, sponsors, volunteers and donors in 2019, Padres Pedal raised $3.12 million to accelerate cures for cancer!