Grants to Illinois and Missouri Nonprofits and Agencies
for Breast Cancer Outreach, Treatment, and Support
for Breast Cancer Outreach, Treatment, and Support
Foundation / Corporation
Susan G. Komen Missouri
12/05/16 5:00 PM
Grants starting at $10,000 to Illinois and Missouri nonprofit organizations and government agencies to provide breast cancer outreach, screening, and support services to underserved populations within the funding source’s service area, which includes the following Counties:
-Missouri: Adair, Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Camden, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Franklin, Gasconade, Howard, Jefferson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Osage, Perry, Randolph, St. Charles, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Warren, and Washington Counties.
-Illinois: Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair Counties.
The funding priority areas are listed below in no order or importance.
-Support evidence-based programs that decrease or remove barriers to breast cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment. Example programs include mobile mammography, after-hours appointments, expanded clinic hours, and transportation assistance. Priority will be given to applicants that demonstrate benefit to one or more of the following communities: Audrain County, Camden County, Chariton County, Morgan County, Perry County, St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County in Missouri, and St. Clair County, Illinois.
-Support evidence-based patient navigation and/or care coordination programs that improve navigation into and through the breast cancer continuum of care to reduce the late-stage diagnosis rate among Black/African-American women in St. Louis City/County in Missouri, and St. Clair County, Illinois.
-Support programs that provide free or low-cost breast cancer treatment services for women residing in Audrain Camden, Chariton, and Morgan Counties in Missouri
The State of Missouri did not expand the Medicaid program that would have brought coverage for breast health services to many of the low-income women in the State. Many of these women are now left to rely upon the State’s safety net Breast and Cervical Cancer Services (Show Me Healthy Women) program, which due to funding constraints is only able to serve 16 percent of eligible. women. For this reason, Komen Missouri will accept applications from programs that will provide free or low-cost breast cancer screening and diagnostic services for women that would otherwise be eligible for Shoe Me Healthy Women.
These women must be:
-Low-income (at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guideline)
-Uninsured or underinsured
-Aged 40-64 years
-Residing in the Affiliate service area
-Salaries should only be requested for patient service oriented positions related to the grant project, not administrative roles or other grant projects.
-Fringe benefits should only be included for personnel members that work 50% of their work commitment on an annual basis on the Komen-funded grant program.
-Clinical services or patient care costs
-Reasonable travel costs related to the execution of the program
-Other direct program expenses
-Equipment, not to exceed $5,000 total, essential to the breast health-related project to be conducted.
$10,000 - $150,000
The award period is April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018.
Organizations receiving Komen Missouri grant awards must re-apply each year.
Applicants must conform to the following eligibility criteria to apply. Eligibility requirements for the applicants must be met at the time of Application submission.
-Individuals are not eligible to apply. Applications will only be accepted from a nonprofit organization with 501(c)3 status (such as an educational institution, hospital or other medical facility, or a community organization) or a local/state government located in or providing services within Susan G. Komen Missouri’s service area.
-Proposed projects must be specific to breast health and/or breast cancer and address the priorities identified in the Affiliate's 2015 Community Profile. If a project includes other health issues along with breast cancer, such as a breast and cervical cancer project, funding may only be requested for the breast cancer portion.
-All past and current Komen-funded grants or awards to applicant are up-to-date and in compliance with Komen requirements.
-Applicant has documentation of current tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Service code.
-For Missouri applicants applying for screening funding, the organization must be a BCCCP provider through Show Me Healthy Women. For Illinois applicants requesting screening funding, there must be an established relationship with a lead agency for Illinois BCCCP (IBCCCP).
-If the 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 during this current cycle and will not be eligible to apply for a grant until 12 months after the conviction. After such 12-month period, the applicant must demonstrate in its application that appropriate remedial measures have been taken to ensure that any criminal misconduct does not recur.
-Certain insurance coverage must be demonstrated through a certificate of insurance at the execution of the grant agreement, if awarded. Grantee is required at minimum to hold: Commercial general liability insurance with combined limits of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 in the aggregate for bodily injury, including death, and property damage; workers' compensation insurance in the amount required by law in the state(s) in which its workers are located and employers liability insurance with limits of not less than $1,000,000; excess/umbrella insurance with a limit of not less than $5,000,000; in the event any transportation services are provided in connection with program, $1,000,000 combined single limit of automobile liability coverage will be required; if any medical services (other than referrals) are provided or facilitated, medical malpractice coverage with combined limits of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence and $3,000,000 in the aggregate will be required.
Funds may not be used for the following purposes:
-Research, defined as any project or program with the primary goal of gathering and analyzing information.
-Education regarding breast self-examination/use of breast models
-Development of educational materials or resources
-Education via mass media (e.g. television, radio, newspapers, billboards), health fairs and material distribution. These methods may be used to promote projects, but evidence-based methods such as 1-1 and group sessions should be used to educate the community and providers.
-Construction or renovation of facilities
-Political campaigns or lobbying
-General operating funds (in excess of allowable indirect costs
-Fundraising (e.g. endowments, annual campaigns, capital campaigns, employee matching gifts, events)
-Projects completed before the date of grant approval
-Payments/reimbursement made directly to individuals
-Equipment over $5,000 total
-Projects or portions of projects not specifically addressing breast cancer
Applications are due via the GeMS online grants system by December 5, 2016 at 5:00 PM. Award notifications will be issued in March 2017.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://affiliategrants.komen.org/Login2.aspx?APPTHEME=KOMEN
Helen Chesnut, Executive Director
Greater St. Louis Office:
9288 Dielman Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO 63132
601 Business Loop 70 West, Suite 125
Columbia, MO 65203
314.569.3900 / 573.445.1905
Missouri: Adair, Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Camden, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Franklin, Gasconade, Howard, Jefferson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Osage, Perry, Randolph, St. Charles, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Warren, and Washington Counties; Illinois: Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair Counties.
USA: Illinois Missouri
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