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How to Apply for Funding

Community Grants Program

Thank you in your interest in the Ozark Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Community Grants Program.

Komen Ozark is currently looking for partners who can impact breast health in their community.

The Ozark Affiliate offers grants for innovative projects in the areas of breast health and breast cancer education, outreach, screening and treatment support targeting services not otherwise available to uninsured or underinsured women and men in our 10 county service area.  The service area includes; Benton, Boone, Carroll, Crawford, Madison, Newton, Sebastian and Washington counties in Arkansas and Stone and Taney counties in Missouri.

Applicants must address one or more of the funding priorities listed in the Request for Application.

2015-2016 Request for Application

Applications for the 2015-2016 grant cycle are due by 5pm on November 11, 2014 and must be submitted using the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Grants eManagement System (GeMS).  Please note that organizations will not be granted access to GeMS until the successful completion of an Ozark Affiliate Grant Writing Application.

Applicants must attend a mandatory Grant Writing Workshop Webinar.  The webinar will be live on September 23rd at 10:00 a.m. and can also be viewed at a later date as well.

2015-2016 Grant Cycle Timeline

September 15th, 2014

RFA and electronic grant application available to the public

September 23rd, 2014

Grant Writing Workshop live at 10am and recorded webinar will be available online

November 11th, 2014

Applications due to Affiliate through GeMS no later than 5:00pm

November 12-21st, 2014

Initial compliance review and possible Grant Application Modifications Required

November 2014 - January 2015

Review period

February, 2015

Grant funding slate submitted for Board approval

March 2015

Award notification sent out to project directors

March 2015

Award announcements made public


Grant Submission Deadline:  Tuesday, November 11th, 2014


Questions:  Contact Lauren Marquette, Director of Mission Services at or call (479) 750-7465