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How to Apply for Funding
2016 GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 8, 2016 - 5:00 PM CST
New this year! All applications must have been initiated in GeMS by 5:00 PM on Friday, December 4, 2015.
If you missed the grant application initiation deadline for the 2016-2017 grant cycle, please check back on or after October 1, 2016 for information on submitting an application for the 2017-2018 grant cycle.
About the Komen Minnesota Community Grants Program
Susan G. Komen Minnesota is committed to ensuring that all individuals have access to breast cancer education, outreach, screening, and treatment support. Especially important in our Community Grants Program is eliminating the barriers that - far too often and in far too many communities - prevent women from gaining access to screening, which in turn results in late-stage breast cancer diagnoses, fewer treatment options and lower survival rates.
To address these needs, Komen Minnesota administers a robust community grants program which in 2015 totaled over $1.1 million distributed to 18 organizations, including the Minnesota Department of Health Sage Screening Program. Our rigorous grantee selection process assures funded programs uphold the integrity of the Komen name and meet the needs of diverse communities throughout the state of Minnesota.
Applying for Funding
All applications must be completed and submitted online via the Grants eManagement System (GeMS) at https://affiliategrants.komen.org. GeMS is a complete online grant management system that will allow grant applicants to complete their applications and grantees to submit their progress and final reports online.
Please continue to visit this website throughout the application period for updated information about the grant process, as well as other resources. Returning applicants who are already registered in GeMS do not have to register again and can log in and initiate their application.
Applications for the 2016-2017 grant cycle are due by 5:00 PM CST on Friday, January 8, 2016. We encourage those interested in applying to start early and leave plenty of time to complete the process. Please note that all applications must be initiated in GeMS by 5:00 PM on Friday, December 4, 2015. Final funding announcements will be made in March 2016.
Resources for those Applying for a Susan G. Komen Minnesota Grant
- 2016 Community Grant Request for Applications (RFA) download now
- 2015 Susan G. Komen Minnesota Community Profile's Mission Action Plan download now
- GeMS Applicant Manual download now
- GeMS User Role Definitions download now
- Basic Step-by-Step Overview of Online Application Process download now
All requests for science research funding should be directed to the Komen National Award and Research Grant Program at www.komen.org/grants.
If you have questions or need additional information on our Community Grants Program, please contact us at 952-746-1760.