2018 – 2019 Community Grants

Thank you for your interest in the Komen Inland Empire Community Grants Program. Komen Inland Empire offers Community Grants for innovative projects in the areas of breast health education, outreach, screening, treatment, patient navigation, with a goal to achieve equal access to care and excellent breast health care for all residents of Riverside and San Bernardino counties. A priority is given to grantees that focus on key areas within the Riverside and San Bernardino counties that need our services the most according to our in-depth community needs assessment – the Susan G. Komen® Inland Empire 2015 Community Profile.

The 2018-2019 Community Grant Request for Applications (RFA) is currently available for review and preparation. Application period is from Monday, November 27th to January 5th, 11:59pm PST. No late submissions will be accepted.

Click here to view the 2018 – 2019 Komen IE Request for Applications (RFA)

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online through the Komen Grants e-Management System (GeMS): https://affiliategrants.komen.org.

Downloads available:

The grant application process is competitive. Whether or not an organization has received a grant in the past, funding in subsequent years is never guaranteed and depends upon the quality of this application, the quality of the applicant pool, ability of proposed grant project to fulfill specified community priorities (as outlined in the RFA) and the funds available for distribution. Recommendations for grant funding are made on behalf of an independent grant review panel representing the Affiliate service region.

Komen Inland Empire grantee eligibility:

  • Individuals are not eligible to apply (if you are breast cancer patient looking for financial assistance call us at our main office 951-676-7465)
  • Organizations must be a non-profit under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.
  • Organizations must provide services to Riverside and San Bernardino County residents.
  • Organizations’ proposed projects must be specific to breast health and/or breast cancer.

Grant Making & Networking Workshop

December 12th 2017 – 9:30am – 11:00am – St. Bernardine Medical Center – Rezek Center

We encourage those interested in submitting an application, new and returning alike, to attend the workshop to recieve information and changes about the 2018-2019 Grant Making Process.

Please RSVP (space is limited) for the Grant Making & Networking Workshop to Kamesha Miles at kmiles@komenie.org

Important Dates

RFA Available: November 27, 2017
Application Deadline: January 5, 2018 11:59 PM Pacific time
Award Notification: March 20, 2018
Project Period: April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019

Questions about Community Grants and the Grants e-Management System please contact Jill Eaton at jeaton@komenie.org  or (951)-236-4103