Foundation / Corporation
Susan G. Komen Western New York
Grants of up to $5,000 to Western New York non-profit organizations to support breast health education projects, breast cancer conferences, and travel scholarships for health care professionals to attend breast cancer-related conferences and symposiums. The Foundation describes the available grant categories as follows:
1) Educational (Up to $5,000) - To raise awareness of breast cancer, breast health, local resources, and/or provide funding opportunities for the development of impactful breast health education programs. Programs may include the following:
-Conferences, Meetings and Health fairs: Must be scientific or educational in nature, with an emphasis on enhancing partnerships and collaborations amongst the local breast cancer community. Events must focus on breast health and/or cancer. If breast health and/or breast cancer is only a portion of the event, then funding requests can be made only for the activities related to breast cancer and/or breast health.
-Other educational programs: Must be educational in nature and program must focus on breast health and or breast cancer. Komen education messaging (Breast Self-Awareness/BSA) should be incorporated into the educational portion of the program.
2) General (Up to $5,000) - To provide funding opportunities for the development of pilot breast cancer projects and/or existing breast health and breast cancer projects and treatment support.
3) Travel Awards (Up to $1,000 per individual) - To assist grantees, health care professionals and advocates attend, participate in, and/or present at meetings, conferences or symposia that would increase the community knowledge of breast cancer and facilitate the exchange of ideas and communication between the scientific and lay public.
-Advertising and marketing specific to the project or program
-Other direct program expenses
-Equipment for educational purposes, not to exceed $2,000
-Incentives for screening and mammograms
-Reasonable speaker honorariums/fees
Please note that the Western New York Affiliate of Susan G. Komen must be recognized in all related program materials. Prior to publication and dissemination, program materials must be submitted to affiliate for branding approval.
Conference/meeting organizers must provide complimentary registration for at least two Komen WNY Affiliate representatives and an Affiliate display area where appropriate.
GrantWatch ID#: 149947
Up to $5,000 for programs/projects. Up to $1,000 per individual for conference/symposium attendance.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
(212) 560-9590 ext 230
Western New York Affiliate of Susan G. Komen®
2421 Main St. - Suite 125
Buffalo, New York 14214
USA: New York
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