How to Apply for Community Grants

2017 – 2018 Request for Application

Applications will be accepted for breast health or breast cancer navigation, screening, treatment, or support projects for the medically underserved in the Chicagoland Area until November 28, 2016 for the fiscal year April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. Projects that specifically address the objectives outlined in the “Funding Priorities” in the application will be given priority.

The following RFA workshops were hosted by the affiliate:

  • Cook County                                        Tuesday, October 11, 2016             9:00am to 11:00 am
  • Crystal Lake                                         Wednesday, October 12, 2016      9:00am to 11:00am
  • Virtual Webinar                                   Monday, October 17, 2016            1:00pm to 3:00pm


At this time we will accept applications from non attendees, however, limited technical assistance will be provided. Click here for the PowerPoint Presentation.

Applications must be submitted via the GeMS system by November 28th, 2016 at 5:00 PM CST.

To view the 2017-2018 Request for Application (RFA) and the Review Rating Sheet which lists the criteria the independent review panel will use to evaluate the applications please click below:

*The grant application will be live in GeMS on October 24th, 2016.

For more information regarding the grant process or application, please contact:

Taylor Becker – Mission Coordinator
Ph: (773) 444-0061 ext. 101

All requests for scientific research funding should be directed to the national Susan G. Komen Grants Program. More information on research funding is available at