2016-2017 Grant Recipients

Our dynamic Community Grants program provides vital funding for screening, education, and survivorship programs throughout north central Alabama. Without support from Susan G. Komen, many of these programs would cease to exist.

2016-2017 Community Health Grants were funded at a total of $252,559.40 and include:

  • Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, Alabama Department of Public Health$170,000
    • Provides free screening and diagnostic services to women who qualify for the Alabama Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (ABCCEDP).
    • http://www.adph.org/earlydetection/
  • New Light Triple Negative Breast Cancer Support Group, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center$6,750
  • Think Well II: Healthy Living, UAB School of Nursing$24,962
    • Provides funding for the development of the Think Well curriculum, which aims to increase breast cancer survivor and public awareness of cognitive changes that can occur after breast cancer treatment.
    • http://www.youngsurvivorsbhm.org/
  • Reaching All Women, Highlands Medical Center$7,850
    • Provides transportation assistance services that increase access to screening mammograms, follow up diagnostic exams, and treatment resources for residents of underserved communities in Jackson and DeKalb counties.
    • www.highlandsmedicalcenter.com
  • Greene County Health Outreach, West-Mid Alabama Community Development Corp.$7,601.40
    • Implements a community outreach program that addresses the breast health and breast cancer screening, treatment and education needs in Greene, Sumter, Hale and Perry counties in west Alabama.
    • https://www.facebook.com/gcheutaw
  • Sowing the Seeds: Latina Lunches III$17,238