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, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Projects that specifically address the objectives outlined in the “Funding Priorities” in the application will be given priority.

New applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the Grantwriting Webinar on September 18 at 2 pm. Click here to register

Letter of Intent

All applicants must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) through the link below prior to submitting their application. After submitting your LOI, the Affiliate will provide written feedback within 10 business days. It is recommended that applicants apply the feedback to their program before submitting their final application.

LOI is due no later than November 2 at 12 pm. Applicants are encouraged to submit their LOI as early as possible in order to have more time to complete their application.

LOI form is accessible here.


Application Deadline – Friday, November 30, 2018 at 12 pm

Applicants are welcome to schedule appointments with Community Engagement Manager 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