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Komen New Orleans: Community Grants

Grants to Provide Breast Cancer Education
and Health Care in the New Orleans Metro Area

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Komen New Orleans

Deadline Date:

02/19/13 4 PM


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Grants will be awarded in the New Orleans metro area, Louisiana to non-profit organizations to provide access to breast cancer education, screening, and treatment for those in need. Funding priorities include: Breast health care and screening to the underserved, medical treatment for breast cancer and follow up care for breast cancer patients and their families; Provide breast health educational outreach programs for African American women, to increase breast health awareness and educational outreach for all women within five targeted parishes: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, Washington, and St. John the Baptist.

Consideration will also be given to proposals that focus on providing breast health education and information to low income and minority women, and facilitating access to social support services for women diagnosed with breast cancer and their family members.

Not Funded:
Indirect costs
Medical or scientific research
Scholarships or fellowships
Construction or renovation of facilities
Political campaigns or lobbying
Debt Reduction

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132029

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract:

April 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for funding:
-All past and current Komen-funded grants or awards to applicant are up-to-date and in compliance with Komen requirements.
-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: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, Washington, St. Tammany.

If 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 applicant is not eligible to apply for a grant during this current cycle and 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.

Pre-Application Information:

The application will be completed and submitted on GeMS,

Contact Information:

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

Questions? Email:

Lisa W. Plunkett
Executive Director

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana