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.

Applications will be accepted for breast health or breast cancer screening, treatment, education, or support projects in the 42 city/county service area for the fiscal year April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. Projects that specifically address the objectives outlined in the “Funding Priorities” in the application will be given priority.

New applicants are required to attend one of the grant application workshops in order for your organization to be considered for funding. Returning applicants can elect to attend one of the grant application workshops or participate remotely in the grant writing webinar. 

  •  Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Grant Writing Workshop – 10:00 AM –12:30 PM
    Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon, VirginiaGrant Writing Webinar – 10:00 AM –12:30 PM
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    Grant Writing Workshop – 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    New Horizons Healthcare, Roanoke, VirginiaGrant Writing Webinar – 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Friday, December 2, 2017
    Application Deadline – 12:00 PM

Applicants are welcome to schedule appointments with Mission Coordinator Elizabeth Hand to discuss the application process by emailing

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