SUSAN G. KOMEN® AFFILIATE COMMUNITY GRANTS

TO SAVES LIVES BY MEETING THE MOST CRITICAL NEEDS OF OUR COMMUNITIES AND INVESTING IN BREAKTHROUGH RESEARCH TO PREVENT AND CURE BREAST CANCER.

Funding Priorities

Komen El Paso will award community grants to organizations that will provide breast health and breast cancer projects that address funding priorities, which were selected based on data from the 2015 Komen El Paso Community Profile Report. komen-el-paso-2015-community-profile-report

The funding priority areas are listed below:

Priority 1 – Effectively educate the community on breast health and services available to them using culturally appropriate methods, including materials in their native language, if available, leading to increased screening and knowledge of survivorship services in El Paso County, with emphasis in zip codes 79903, 79905, 79907, 79915 and 79927.

Priority 2 – Addressing Barriers to Accessing Care: Decrease the difficulties of accessing or utilizing screening, diagnostic and treatment services in El Paso County by addressing barriers such as finances, transportation and navigating a complex healthcare system

Applicants may request funding from $10,000 up to $35,000 (combined direct and indirect costs) for one year.

KEY DATES
Technical Assistance – As needed
Application Deadline – Friday, January 6, 2017 at 4:30pm MST
Award Notification – Monday, April 3, 2017
Award Period – April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018
Site Visits – June 2017 and January 2018