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Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) Mini Grant

Grants to Arkansas Member Nonprofits for Projects
Related to Cancer Detection, Prevention, and Care

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Foundation / Corporation

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Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC)

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Grants ranging from $3,500 to $5,500 to Arkansas member nonprofit organizations for projects and programs related to cancer detection, prevention, and care. Particular attention will be given to organizations serving the highest risk counties, including Phillips, Poinsett, Mississippi, Cross, Lafayette, Ouachita, Bradley, Jackson, Woodruff, and Lawrence, as identified in the Arkansas Department of Health 2015 red county report.

ACC will award community grants to ACC Partners who work to implement evidence-based and promising practices of proven cancer control strategies in communities that advance specific goals, objectives, and strategies of the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP).

The following Mini Grants are available:

ACP Cancer Control Mini Grants: The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support ranging from $3,500-$5,500 for projects focused on implementing strategies from all chapters of the Arkansas Cancer Plan.

ACP Cancer Transportation Mini Grants: The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support of $3,500 for projects focused on funding transportation assistance to cancer patients.

ACP Tobacco Control Mini Grants: The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance ranging from $3,500-$5,500 to fund local implementation of tobacco prevention in rural areas.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127204

Estimated Size of Grant:

$3,500 to $5,500

Term of Contract:

Grant Start - End Date: October 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Arkansas private and public tax-exempt non-profit organizations are eligible to apply.

To be eligible for funding, applicants or its fiduciary agent must:

- Be a member of the Arkansas Cancer Coalition. Register through Apricot:
- Be registered with the Office of the Secretary of State of Arkansas

A qualified applicant is one that:

- Demonstrates effectiveness and capacity to provide programs consistent with proven cancer control strategies that advance specific goals, objectives and strategies of the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP).
- Demonstrates administrative, fiscal, and programmatic ability to manage grant funds.
- Demonstrates the availability of adequate equipment (including computers) to support staff and program needs.

Pre-Application Information:


- Request for Application Issued: August 12, 2019
- Application Deadline: September 16, 2019
- Award Notification Date: September 23, 2019

Step 1:

Become an organization member through Apricot. If your organization has not signed up with a username and password through Apricot, see the link above to sign up. (Please check with your organization to see if a user has already been created.

Step 2:

View the “How To Apply For a Mini-Grant” Powerpoint. The Arkansas Cancer Coalition has created a PowerPoint to explain the process of applying for ACC funding.

Step 3:

To apply for a Mini Grant, please log in to Apricot using the link below. Applications will be available from the RFA date and must be submitted by the deadline. No exceptions.

The ACC Mini-Grant program delivers funding on a reimbursement basis. Partners will submit an expense report each month to be reimbursed for costs incurred on behalf of the program with the final expense report due April 5, 2020. In addition, If there are monies left over, they must be returned by April 5, 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Nicole Butler | Grants Manger

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas