A minimum of 25 percent of the net income from each domestic Affiliate Race supports the national Komen for the Cure Grant Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific conferences around the world.
Up to 75 percent of the net income from each domestic Affiliate Race stays in the local community to fund breast health education, breast cancer screening and treatment projects.
Based on a community needs assessment, Komen Amarillo has identified the five funding priority areas.
1. Increase the number of mammograms provided to women living in rural areas of the Texas Panhandle.
2. Encourage partnerships with area health care facilities--especially rural health providers--to provide breast health information.
3. Encourage programs that increase women’s access to breast health services and providers throughout the service area.
4. Support programs that provide free or reduced-cost mammograms.
5. Fund programs that provide breast health programs to minority or traditionally underserved women
The 2011 Community Profile is a needs assessment document that provides an overview of Komen’s grant-making priorities and the breast health needs in our service area. Please familiarize yourself with this document before developing your applications.
The 2013-2014 RFA is now avalable.