How to Apply for Community Grants

2019 – 2020 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 for the fiscal year April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2020. Projects that specifically address the objectives outlined in the “Funding Priorities” in the application will be given priority.

Two RFA workshops will be held by the Affiliate, registration is required to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Attend and have your questions answered by an expert!

  • Virtual Webinar: October 23rd, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Webinar link:
    Or to join by phone: 1(929)436-2866, Meeting ID# 536330893
  • Cook County: October 30th, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Presence Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Medical Center, 2233 W. Division, Chicago IL 60622, SMER Room 3rd Floor

Click here to register for an RFA Workshop.

We will accept applications from non-attendees, however, limited technical assistance will be provided. 2019 RFA Workshop Presentation.

Applications must be submitted via the GeMS system by December 14th, 2018 at 5:00 PM CST.

To view the 2019-2020 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:

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

Mission Department
(773) 444-0061

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