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

Our community grant process is conducted via the online Grants eManagement System (GeMS) only.

Please return to this page after September 14, 2015 to initiate a Community Grant Application (CGA) for the upcoming grant year, April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017.

Download the GeMS Grantee User Guide.
Click Here to access the Grants eManagement System (GeMS).

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.

Please email our Missions Manager, Lisa Mischke at lmischke@komenmemphis.org with questions regarding the grants process.

Applicant Support

Questions about Community Grants and the Grants e-Management System should be directed to:
Lisa Mischke
Missions Manager
lmischke@komenmemphis.org
901.757.8686