How to Apply for Community Grants

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. For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, Komen Tidewater is investing more than $138,000 million in 6 local community programs. The Affiliate funds non-duplicative, community-based breast health education and breast cancer screening, diagnostics, treatment support and patient navigation projects for the medically undeserved in Tidewater. In addition to funding local outreach projects, Susan G. Komen® runs one of the most innovative, responsive grant programs in breast cancer today.

Training is required. Applications will be accepted for breast health or breast cancer screening, treatment support, education, patient navigation or support projects in Komen Tidewater starting in late fall 2018 after attending mandatory grant writing training  for the fiscal year April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Projects that specifically address the objectives outlined in the “Funding Priorities” in the application will be given priority.

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

2019 Request for Application (RFA) are now available

GeMS Applicant Guide

For more information regarding the grant process or application, please contact:

Komen Tidewater Office 757-490-7794