Submission Requirements 

Beginning November 1, 2016, applications will be accepted from organizations in Central New York providing breast health and breast cancer projects and programs that address the funding priorities identified in the Request for Application (RFA) for fiscal year April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.

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, and the funds available for distribution.

Important Dates

RFA Available October 24, 2016

GeMS Application Accessible:  November 1, 2016

Application Deadline: Friday, December 8, 2016

Award Notification: March 2017

Project Period: April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018 

Applicant Support

Questions about Community Grants and Grants e-Management System (GeMS) should be directed to:
Victoria Roggen

To enter into GeMS and begin application process, please click here.

GeMS Applicant User Guide

All requests for science research funding should be directed to the National Susan G. Komen® Grants Program. More information on research funding is available at