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Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits in Eligible Communities
for Cancer Support and Prevention Services

Agency Type:

Local

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Boston North Cancer Association (BNCA)

Deadline Date:

03/01/21

Description:

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Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for programs and services related to cancer prevention and treatment. The purpose of the program is to reduce the risk of cancer and provide support to individuals with cancer and their families. Programs must serve residents in at least one of the communities in Essex County.

The purpose of Boston North Cancer Association, Inc.’s (BNCA’s) Community Grants Program is to help reduce the risk of cancer for all ages and to enhance the health and well-being of cancer patients, cancer survivors, and family members of those with cancer. 

The Community Grants Program funds programs and services that:

  • Educate children, adults and/or seniors about the symptoms and risks of cancer.
  • Provide support services to cancer patients, cancer survivors, and their family members.
  • Raise awareness about cancer treatment and prevention.
  • Serve residents in one or more communities served by BNCA.

Priority is given to programs and services that:

  • Offer free or low-cost services.
  • Provide resources to under-served populations.
  • Address cancer-related issues specific to gender, race/ethnicity, and/or economic status.
  • Promote community participation and engagement.
  • Provide measurable outcomes.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 168418

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$20,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant organizations must meet the following criteria:

- Non-profit organization with proof of 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Programs with a non-profit fiscal sponsor are eligible to apply.
- Reside and serve residents in a minimum of one of the communities in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Grants will not be awarded to support individuals, or for capital building projects, lobbying, or religious purposes.

General operating expenses are not funded.

Pre-Application Information:

All applications are due by March 1 and will be reviewed at the next Boston North Cancer Association quarterly meeting of the board of directors.

Application must be submitted online and all requested attachments must be included. Applications will not be accepted by mail, email or fax. Only one application will be accepted per organization.

Applicants selected for community grant awards will receive 80% of the funds upon award. The remaining 20% will be awarded pending the completion of the program/service and submission of an evaluation to Boston North Cancer Association.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:
https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/b97190bb9c5b40448e8cabac86f1372c

For more information, email grants@bostonnorthcancer.org or call 978-270-2505.

Grant Coverage Areas:

The following communities in Essex County: Amesbury, Andover, Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marblehead, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield, Wenham, West Newbury

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