How to Apply for Funding
To be eligible to apply for a Komen Community-Based Grant, your organization must:
•All past and current Komen-funded grants or awards to applicant are up-to-date and in compliance with Komen requirements, including completion of reporting requirements for previously awarded community and small grants.
•Projects providing screening services must document a mechanism to provide the necessary follow-up services if they will not provide the services themselves (e.g. written documentation outlining a referral system or partnerships in place).
•Applicant has tax exempt status under the Internal Revenue Service code.
•Applicant must be a non-profit organization located in or providing services to one or more of the following locations Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Richland, Sabine, Tensas, Union, Webster, West Carroll, Winn and Union parishes.
•Projects must be specific to breast health and/or breast cancer. If a project is a combined breast and cervical cancer project, funding may only be requested for the breast cancer portion of the project.
•If the applicant or any of its key employees, directors, officers or agents is convicted of fraud or a crime involving any other financial or administrative impropriety, then the applicant is not eligible to apply for a grant during this current cycle. The applicant will not be eligible to apply for a new grant until the later of 12 months after the conviction or until applicant can demonstrate that appropriate remedial measures have been taken to ensure that any criminal misconduct does not recur.
We will release our Request for Applications (RFA) on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The RFA will be posted here on this website. All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, December 7, 2017 at 5pm Central Time.
Applicants must participate in a mandatory grants training (in person or by webinar) prior to submitting application. The training will be hosted by the Affiliate at our offices in Monroe and Shreveport and on Zoom Webinar. Please rsvp to Kelley Matkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 318-220-7050.
Shreveport Training: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 1:30pm at 2015 Fairfield Ave. Suite 2C Shreveport, LA 71104
Monroe Training: Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 1:30pm at 3418 Medical Park Dr. Suite 1 Monroe, LA 71203