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.
Brief Summary of Priorities
Through our 2011 Community Needs Assessment, the Greater Cincinnati Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has identified the following priorities for our current grant cycle:
Priority One: Improve Screening/Diagnostic Services offered to all women 40 years of age and older in the Affiliate area, with particular emphasis on the rural communities and the African American and Hispanic/Latina populations.
Priority Two: Increase accessibility to breast health services by supporting and increasing Nurse Navigation/Transportation Resources available to women in the Affiliate service area.
Priority Three: Engage communities by supporting and providing Education/Outreach Breast Health Services for all women in the Affiliate area, with particular emphasis on the rural communities and the African American and Hispanic/Latina populations
Priority Four: Strengthen and grow Survivorship Resource Efforts in the Affiliate service area.
Priority Five: Conserve existing funds and programs to establish Sustainability of the efforts supporting the Affiliate Promise.
The 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.