Susan G. Komen® North Carolina Triangle to the Coast is accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Community Health Grants Program

SUSAN G. KOMEN® NORTH CAROLINA TRIANGLE TO THE COAST IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS 2017-2018 COMMUNITY HEALTH GRANTS PROGRAM

 

RALEIGH, NC- Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate is proud to announce the availability of grant funds for 2017-2018. Funds are available for innovative projects in breast health and breast cancer education, outreach, screening, diagnostics, treatment and support programs and services. Funds will support organizations that target medically underserved populations in our 29 county service area in central and eastern North Carolina: 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.

Komen NCTC has identified the following priority areas:

  • Evidence-based programs that provide access and reduce barriers to breast cancer screening services.
  • Evidence-based programs that provide access and reduce barriers to breast cancer diagnostic and treatment services.
  • Programs that provide evidence-based culturally appropriate breast cancer education that focuses on breast self-awareness.

Applicants may request funding from $10,000 up to $50,000 for one year:

  • Up to $25,000 for programs that provide education and/or social support including survivorship programs and services and angel funds.
  • Up to $50,000 for programs that provide direct patient care costs and services such as screening, diagnostics and treatment.

Download a Request for Applications here. The application deadline is December 1, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.

Non-Profit organizations applying for Susan G. Komen NCTC funding for the first time using the Komen Grants e-Management System (GeMS), are required to attend a grant writing workshop. Previous applicants using GeMS, are required to attend a workshop or webinar. For more information, contact Julie McQueen at grants@komennctc.org.

Grant-writing workshops and webinars are designed to provide information and support to potential applicants. Workshops will be held on the following dates:

  • Thursday, October 6, 2016, 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Columbus Regional Healthcare System, Whiteville
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., RTP Foundation Headquarters, Raleigh
  • Friday, October 14, 2016, 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, Tarboro

Webinar will be held on the following date:

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 1:00 p.m.

 

About Susan G. Komen®

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $889 million in research and provided $1.95 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.

About Susan G. Komen® North Carolina Triangle to Coast

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen NCTC is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Komen Triangle Race for the Cure® and Komen Wilmington Race for the Cure ®, Komen NCTC has invested $14.5 million in community breast health programs in our 29 county service area and has helped contribute to the more than $889 million invested globally in research For more information, call 919-493-2873 or visit komennctc.org. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.