How to Apply for Community Grants

The promise of Susan G. Komen® is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, Komen Central and Western Oklahoma is investing more than $300,000 in 4 local community programs. The Affiliate funds non-duplicative, community-based breast health education and breast cancer screening, diagnostic, and treatment projects for the medically underserved within our 47 county service area. In addition to funding local outreach projects, Susan G. Komen® runs one of the most innovative, responsive grant programs in breast cancer today. Our Affiliate is proud to have contributed more than $100,000 toward research in 2016.

Applications will be accepted for qualifying organization to provide breast health or breast cancer screening, treatment, education, or support project starting online October 1, 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.

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

To view the Request for Application (RFA), Reviewer Rating Sheet, which lists the criteria the independent review panel will use to evaluate the applications, as well as other helpful documents for the application process, please click below:

2017-2018 Request For Applications – Community Grants (Will be released August 1, 2016)

2016-2017 Small Grants Request for Applications

2015-2019 Community Profile Report

Reviewer Rating Sheet

Grants e-Management System (GeMS) Application Website

GeMS Applicant User Manual

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

Elizabeth Hart, Mission Programs Manager

405.526.2873 ext. 201