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Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta Grant

Grants to Greater Atlanta, Georgia Nonprofits and
Agencies for Breast Cancer Screening and Patient Support

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Foundation / Corporation

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Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta

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Deadline Date:

11/06/19 5:00 PM


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Grants to Greater Atlanta, Georgia nonprofits and government agencies for breast cancer screening and patient support. Applicants must view the online workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to increase access to screening and diagnostic services. Priority will be given to evidence-based projects that aim to reduce barriers to quality breast cancer care experienced primarily by African American women residing in Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton and Rockdale counties.

All applicants are required to develop project objective(s) to reduce breast cancer mortality by addressing disparities, increasing access to quality and timely care, and/or improving outcomes through patient navigation.

Komen Atlanta seeks to fund projects that provide no cost or low-cost screening/diagnostic services, mobile mammography, screening and diagnostic co-pay and deductible assistance, transportation services, interpreter services and education programs for uninsured and underinsured individuals who live at or below 250% of the federal poverty level.  Projects must indicate how they will address any transportation and/or translation barriers that patients may face. Underinsured is defined as having some insurance coverage but not enough, or when one is insured yet unable to afford the out-of-pocket responsibilities not covered by his or her insurer.

If projects incorporate an education program, the education portion of the budget cannot exceed 20% of total funding. Education programs must be evidence-based and designed to result in documented age-appropriate, breast cancer action. Projects should include Komen’s breast self-awareness messages, if appropriate, based on the need, audience and purpose of the educational project. Projects must provide evidence of linkage to local breast cancer services and include follow up with participants.

For information about allowable costs, see:

All projects must have at least one Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Time-bound (SMART) objective that will be accomplished with Komen funding and can be evaluated including an estimated timeline and the anticipated number of individuals to be served. Guidance on crafting SMART objectives is located here:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142862

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request funding up to $100,000, and at least 80% of costs must be allocated to direct care.

Term of Contract:

For the period of April 1, 2020- March 31, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria to apply. Eligibility requirements must be met at the time of application submission:
-Individuals are not eligible to apply.
-Applications will only be accepted from governmental organizations under Section 170(c)(1) or nonprofit organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) code. Applicants must prove tax‐exempt status by providing a letter of determination from the IRS.
-Applicant organizations must provide services to residents of one or more of the following counties: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, or Rockdale Counties.
-All past and current Komen-funded grants to an applicant must be in compliance with Komen requirements.
-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 in the 12 months prior to the submission deadline for the application, then applicant is not eligible to apply for a grant until 12 months after the conviction. After such 12-month period, applicant must demonstrate in its application that appropriate remedial measures have been taken to ensure that any criminal misconduct will not recur.

For non-allowable costs, see:

Pre-proposal Conference:

The online Grant Writing Workshop/Briefing is available between September
23, 2019 until October 31, 2019. Every applicant is required to view the workshop/briefing.

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Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is November 6, 2019, by 5:00 PM. All applications must be completed and submitted through the Komen SmartSimple System.

Important Dates:
-Grant Writing Workshop/Briefing (online): Available between September
23, 2019 until October 31, 2019 (EVERY applicant is required to view the workshop/briefing)
-Application Available on SmartSimple: by September 30, 2019
-Application Deadline: November 6, 2019, by 5:00 PM
-Award Notification: February 25, 2020
-Award Period: April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021

Komen Atlanta Funding Priorities:

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Theru Ross, Mission Manager

Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta
3525 Piedmont Road NE
Building 5, Suite 215
Atlanta, GA 30236

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USA: Georgia: Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Newton, and Rockdale Counties

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