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Grants to New Hampshire and Vermont Nonprofits and
Agencies for Breast Cancer Outreach and Services

GrantWatch ID#: 176700
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire

01/17/17 5:00 PM EST Receipt

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Grants ranging from $5,001 to $20,000 to New Hampshire and Vermont nonprofit organizations and government agencies to provide breast cancer screening, outreach, and support services. Priority will be given to programs in Addison and Bennington Counties, Vermont; and Strafford, Hillsborough, and Belknap Counties, New Hampshire.

Komen Vermont New Hampshire will award community grants to organizations that will provide breast health and breast cancer projects that address funding priorities, which were selected based on data from the 2015 Komen Vermont New Hampshire Community Profile Report.

The funding priority areas are listed below in no particular order of importance.

1) Programs that increase access to the breast cancer continuum of care (e.g., screening, diagnostic, treatment and survivor support services) for rural women and/or women that do not meet eligibility guidelines for no cost or low cost programs (e.g., New Hampshire BCCP or Vermont BCCP). The Affiliate seeks to fund programs that provide low cost clinical breast cancer services, financial assistance with diagnostic and treatment co-pays/deductibles and transportation assistance.

Priority will be given to programs that demonstrate benefit to residents of:

-Addison County, VT
-Strafford County, NH
-Bennington County, VT
-Hillsborough County, NH

2) Programs that increase the access to breast health navigation services that provide evidence-based breast cancer education and outreach to underinsured and uninsured women, provide patient advocacy, and navigates and support women throughout the continuum of care.

Priority will be given to programs that demonstrate benefit to residents of:

-Bennington County, VT
-Belknap County, NH
-Strafford County, NH

3) Programs that provide evidence-based breast cancer education and outreach to refugees and women of diversity in an effort to eliminate fears about healthcare and educate these women in access and utilization of the healthcare system.

Priority will be given to programs that demonstrate benefit to residents of:

-Hillsborough County, NH

Funds may be used for the following types of expenses provided they are directly attributable to the project:

-Salaries and fringe benefits for project staff
-Consultant fees
-Clinical services or patient care costs
-Meeting costs
-Supplies
-Reasonable travel costs related to the execution of the program
-Other direct program expenses
-Equipment, not to exceed $5,000 and essential to the breast health‐related project to be conducted
-Indirect costs, not to exceed 15 percent of direct costs

$5,001 - $20,000

Programs may take place between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

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 in the States of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Applicant must have documentation of current tax exempt status under the Internal Revenue Service code.

All past and current Komen-funded grants or awards to applicant are up-to-date and in compliance with Komen requirements.

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 does not recur.

Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Not Funded:
-Research, defined as any project or program with the primary goal of gathering and analyzing data or information.
-Education regarding breast self-exams/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)
-Debt reduction
-Fundraising (e.g. endowments, annual campaigns, capital campaigns, employee matching gifts, events)
-Event sponsorships
-Projects completed before the date of grant approval
-Payments/reimbursement made directly to individuals
-Land acquisition
-Project-related investments/loans
-Scholarships
-Thermography
-Equipment over $5,000 total
-Projects or portions of projects not specifically addressing breast cancer

All grant applications must be submitted through the Grants Electronic Management System (GEMS).

Applications must be received on or before January 17, 2017, 5:00 PM EST . No late submissions will be accepted.

Notifications will be issued April 3, 2017.

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

Submit an application through GEMS: https://affiliategrants.komen.org/Login2.aspx?APPTHEME=KOMEN

Linda Maness, Acting Executive Director
802-362-2733
lmaness@vtnhkomen.org

Susan G. Komen Vermont New Hampshire
PO Box 2496
Manchester Center, VT 05255

Vermont: Addison and Bennington Counties
New Hampshire, Strafford, Hillsborough, and Belknap Counties

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