Komen Charlotte funds non-duplicative, community-based breast health education and breast cancer screening, diagnostic, transportation, navigation and treatment support projects for the medically underserved in Charlotte and the surrounding areas. In addition to funding local outreach projects, Susan G. Komen® runs one of the most innovative, responsive grant programs in breast cancer today.

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 www.komen.org/grants

Community Grants

Community health grants are available for one year and on a fiscal cycle from April 1- March 31.


How to Apply for Community Health Grants:

*Applications are now open on GeMS – due Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by 5:00 pm*

Step 1: Read over the 2019-20 Request for Application (RFA) and 2015 Community Profile Executive Summary, which you can download below.

Step 2: Register to begin using the Grants eManagement System (GeMS).  To access GeMS, click here.

Step 3: After you have registered and are approved, begin the application using GeMS.



FY 19 Community Grant RFA

Komen Charlotte Community Profile Executive Summary_updated 9.2017

GeMS Applicant User Manual_Aug 2017

BCCCP/Medicare Fee Schedule

Applicant Resource-Writing SMART Objectives

Evidence Based Community Health Resources

Breast Cancer Continuum of Care

In Good Standing definition


For more information regarding the grant process or application, please contact:

Sarah Bailey, Director of Community Health