How to Apply for Funding

Komen NCTC offers grants for innovative projects in the areas of breast health and breast cancer education, outreach, screening, diagnostics, treatment, and support programs and services for the medically underserved populations of our 29 county service area: Bladen, Brunswick, Caswell, Chatham, Columbus, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Halifax, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pender, Person, Pitt, Sampson, Scotland, Vance, Warren, Wake, and Wilson.


Grants are available for up to one (1) year and on a fiscal year cycle from April 1 to March 31.

For more information on our grant application process, please click below:

Submission Requirements

All applications must be submitted online through the Komen Grants e-Management System (GeMS): Training on use of the GeMS system will occur at the grant workshop referenced below.

Grant Writing Workshops
  • October 6, 2015,  9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Research Triangle Park Headquarters, RTP
  • October 8, 2015,  9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.,  Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Whiteville
Grant Writing Webinars
  • October 12, 2015 at  1:00 pm
  •  October 13, 2015 at  5:30 pm

If this is your first time applying for funding from Susan G. Komen NCTC using the Komen Grants e-Management System (GeMS), you are required to attend a grant writing workshop. If you have previously applied using GeMS, you must attend either a workshop or a webinar.

Click here to register for one of the grant writing workshops or webinars.

The grant application process is competitive. Whether or not an organization has received a grant in the past, funding in subsequent years is never guaranteed and depends upon the quality of this application, the quality of the applicant pool, and the funds available for distribution.

Application Deadline December 3, 2015 by 5:00 pm

Award Notification March 2016

Award Period April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017 *

Applicant Support

Questions about Community Grants should be directed to:
Julie McQueen
Community Health Director