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Grants to Oregon and Southwest Washington Nonprofits and Agencies
for Breast Cancer Treatment and Screening Support Services

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Susan G. Komen Oregon and SW Washington

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Grants ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 to Oregon and Southwest Washington nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies to provide services for breast cancer patients undergoing treatment and promote breast cancer screening. Funding is intended to reduce breast cancer mortality by addressing disparities, increase access to quality and timely care, and/or improve outcomes through patient navigation.

The funding priorities are listed in no order of importance:

  • Patient Assistance
  • Reducing Barriers to Screening
  • Patient Navigation

For more information on these funding priorities, see:

While any organization providing services to individuals living in Komen Oregon & SW Washington’s 39 county service area is eligible for funding, priority will be given to applicants that provide services to the following target communities, as identified by the Community Profile Report.

  • Cowlitz County
  • Curry County
  • Linn County
  • Women of color residing in Clackamas, Multnomah, and/or Washington Counties

Projects must use evidence-based interventions. Competitive applications will consider social determinants of health as part of their project design. For more information, see:

For information about allowable costs, see:

To reduce confusion and reinforce learning, Komen will only fund projects that use approved educational messages and materials that are consistent with Komen messages. For more information, see:

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GrantWatch ID#: 142919

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Applicants may request funding from $2,000 up to $15,000 (combined direct and indirect costs) for one year.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be conducted between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.

The affiliate will fund an organization for up to five consecutive years. After five years of consecutive funding, an organization must wait two years before reapplying for a Komen grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

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.

Applicants must provide services to residents of one or more of the following locations:
- Oregon
- Washington (Clark, Cowlitz, and Skamania Counties)

- Individuals are not eligible to apply.
- 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.
- Programs providing transportation assistance may not duplicate services provided by the Komen Treatment Access Program.

Non-Allowable Costs:

Pre-proposal Conference:

RFA & Grantwriting Workshop Webinar: October 24, 2019 from 11 am – 12 pm

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Timeline:
- Application Initiation Deadline: November 4, 2019
- Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
- Performance Period: April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
- Award Notification: By March 31, 2020

All organizations interested in applying for a grant must attend the RFA workshop webinar on October 24th.

If an applicant wants to develop educational resources, they must discuss with Komen prior to application submission and provide evidence of need for the resource.

Applicants are only eligible to receive one grant per funding cycle.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Submit questions to:
Yoli Flores

Susan G. Komen Oregon & SW Washington
1500 SW 1st Ave, Suite 270
Portland, OR, 97201

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Oregon;   Washington: Southwest Washington

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