Funding Opportunities from Susan G. Komen® Kentucky
is proud to announce the availability of grant funds for 2018-19. Grants will
be made to support efforts to reduce breast cancer disparities in all Kentucky
counties (excluding Boone, Campbell, Crittenden, Daviess, Gallatin, Grant,
Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Kenton, Mclean, Union, and Henderson) and the
Indiana counties of Clark, Floyd, Harrison, and Scott.
Based on a
community needs assessment, Komen has identified the following funding priority
- Increase evidence-based patient
navigation for Black/African-American women that reside in Jefferson
County, KY; all women residing in the rural KY Counties of Clay, Clinton,
Jackson, McCreary, Oldham, Owsley, Shelby, Spencer, and Wayne; and all women
residing in Floyd County, IN.
- Reduce barriers to quality breast
cancer care experienced by uninsured and underinsured individuals residing
in Clay, Clinton, Jackson, McCreary, Owsley and Wayne Counties in KY.
- Increase the availability of no cost
or low-cost screening/diagnostic/treatment services, mobile mammography,
transportation and interpreter services.
- Provide evidence-based and
culturally relevant breast cancer education in one-on-one and group
settings for Black/African-American and/or Hispanic/Latina
individuals that reside in Anderson, Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Scott,
and/or Woodford Counties in KY, as well as all individuals residing in the
rural KY Counties of Clay, Clinton, Jackson, McCreary, Owsley, and Wayne.
for applications is January 12, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applications must be initiated in GeMS by January 5, 2018 at 5:00PM.
The Komen Kentucky Affiliate holds annual grant writing workshops to provide potential applicants the instructions, resources, and tools necessary to submit a high quality, evidence-based application.
There will be two grant writing workshops offered for the 2018-19 grants cycle. They will be held January 4, 2018: one at 11:30 AM and another at 3:30 PM- both in the Louisville Office.
To obtain the
Request for Applications or RSVP for a grant writing workshop, please visit www.komenkentucky.org or contact Alyssa
Browne: (859) 368-7133 | firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Susan G. Komen® and
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 has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of
breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. 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 Kentucky is working to better the
lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like
the Komen Lexington and Komen
Louisville Race for the Cure®, Komen Kentucky has invested $11 million in community breast health
programs in 111 counties in
Kentucky and Indiana and has helped contribute to the more than $956
million invested globally in research. For more information,
call 502-495-7824 or