How to Apply for Funding
The promise of Susan G. Komen® is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. The Affiliate funds non-duplicative, community-based breast health education and breast cancer screening, diagnostic, and treatment projects for the medically underserved in the Mid-South. In addition to funding local outreach projects, Susan G. Komen® runs one of the most innovative, responsive grant programs in breast cancer today.
All requests for science research funding should be directed to the National Susan G. Komen® Grants Program. More information on research funding is available at www.komen.org/grants
Community Grant Applications for the Grant Year
April 1, 2017- March 31, 2018 will be available online in August 2016. Please check this page then for an application and list of important dates.
Our community grant process is conducted via the online Grants eManagement System (GeMS) only.
To be eligible to apply for a Komen Community-Based Grant, your organization must be:
- A federally tax-exempt entity — nonprofit organization, government agency, educational institution or Indian tribe.
- Located in the specified affiliate service area.
- Provide breast health or breast cancer screening, treatment, education or outreach.
Questions about Community Grants and the Grants e-Management System should be directed to: