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

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Boston North Cancer Association (BNCA)

Deadline Date:

03/01/20

Description:

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Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations in eligible regions 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. To this end, Boston North Cancer Association awards up to $20,000 in grants per year to support community programs and resources for cancer treatment, prevention, education and care in communities north of Boston.

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.* (For a list of communities served, please see the last page of the Application document below).

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.

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

Email: grants@bostonnorthcancer.org
Phone: 508-641-7900

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts: The communities of Essex County

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