Date: August 1, 2012
Subject: Request for Applications – 2013 Komen Pittsburgh Community Grants Program
The Pittsburgh Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to announce the availability of grant funds for calendar year 2013. Applications for breast cancer and breast health programs from nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and educational institutions in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland counties are eligible for funding.
The promise of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for everyone and energizing science to find the cure. Susan G. Komen for the Cure runs one of the most innovative, responsive grant programs in breast cancer today. Our Affiliate anticipates contributing over $500,000 to Komen National for research in 2011.
The Pittsburgh Affiliate funds non-duplicative, community-based breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for the 30 western and central Pennsylvania counties of our service area. For the 2012 grant year, we funded a record $1.8 million to local community programs.
Our grant funding cycle runs from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Eligible applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2010. Announcements of funding will be made by the end of October, 2012.
The three complete RFAs are available on our Affiliate website at the “Large Grants Program” tag:
Successful applications will address at least one of the priorities of our Affiliate’s 2011 Community Profile, which is available for download by selecting “Community Profile” our website’s Grants page.
New this year is the online application. Support information files for the electronic submission process are under the Electronic Submission Support tab.
If you have any questions about the process or to check if your idea for a grant is in alignment with our Community Profile, please contact Ruth at 412-342-0500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Holly Wald, Grants, Education and Advocacy Committee Co-Chair
Pittsburgh Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®