Community Grants

Komen Inland Empire is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in the Inland Empire and Coachella/Eastern Riverside County. Through its 2016-2017 community grants, Komen Inland Empire is investing $111,286 in education, screening, diagnosis, patient navigation, and treatment support programs such as financial assistance, support groups, and treatment supplies, here in the Inland Empire. In 2016, 5 local organizations that serve uninsured or underinsured and underserved residents in our service area are offering programs and services funded by Komen IE. Since our first Race in 1999, Komen Inland Empire  has invested more than $6.4 million in local breast health agencies and organizations. Click here to view Komen Inland Empire’s complete Community Grants award history!

The funds Komen Inland Empire grants to community programs in our service area have made a positive difference in the lives of those living with this deadly disease.


Current Grant Recipients

2016-2017 Komen Inland Empire Community Grant Recipients

Breast Cancer Solutions

They serve all of the Inland Empire providing direct financial assistance for those in active treatment for breast cancer.

Desert Cancer Foundation

They serve the Coachella Valley/Eastern Riverside County providing education and screening mammography services for uninsured/underinsured women that do not qualify for other programs, as well as diagnostic services for symptomatic women under age 40, women age 40 and older that may not qualify for other insurance/programs, or men.

El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center

Serves all Inland Empire, provides education, prevention, and early intervention for physical and mental health using the model of Promotores or Community Health Workers. For this program will identify women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer and to provide them with an intervention and increasing awareness and knowledge related to breast health and improving access to and appropriate utilization of services.

San Antonio Regional Hospital

They serve portions of San Bernardino County and provide diagnostic services for symptomatic women under age 40, women age 40 and older that may not qualify for other insurance/programs, or men.

Borrego Health

FQHC that provides high quality, comprehensive, compassionate primary health care to residents in San Diego, Riverside, Coachella Valley, and San Bernardino regardless of their ability to pay. Borrego provides breast health and cancer education, clinical breast exams, mobile mammography events, referrals for diagnostics and treatment services, health access program application assistance, and patient navigation.