Current Grant Recipients
These projects have been selected by our independent Grant Review Panel as those that will have the greatest impact in serving uninsured or underinsured women in our service area. Please note that Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is not a direct service provider.
Current Community Grant Recipients:
- Breast Cancer Screening for Underserved Women, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Foundation, Inc.
- Will provide screening and diagnostic services for women not covered by FBCCEDP, specifically, those at high risk, with minority status, and uninsured. To assist those with transportation issues, they plan to bus in groups of women to receive mammograms at least 3 times during the grant cycle.
- Project TOUCH, St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital
- Will provide access to early detection and diagnostic services for low-income, uninsured, and underserved women. Will work with local clinics to promote breast health awareness and education.
- Healthy Women Today, Pasco County Health Department
- Will provide education, screening, diagnostic services, case management and treatment for Pasco County residents who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line and are uninsured or underinsured or at high risk for breast cancer.
- Farmworker Breast Cancer Education Initiative, Farmworker's Self Help, Inc.
- Will utilize a bilingual community health worker team to educate undocumented, migrant farmworkers and other women about breast cancer and breast health.
- Mammography Voucher Program
- Will provide screening, treatment, and case management to low-income, uninsured or underinsured women in Pinellas County. Will include an education component regarding breast health awareness and available resources in the county.
- Project Think Pink, We Care of Polk County
- Will provide screening, diagnostic services, and treatment to Polk County women aged 40-49 or high risk residents, all of whom are at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Line.
- Community Health Worker Breast Health Awareness Program, Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center, Inc.
- Will use community partnerships to provide breast health education to underserved Hispanic and African American populations in Sarasota and Manatee County. Will teach women basic breast knowledge, breast cancer facts, and healthy lifestyle choices in culturally sensitive ways.
- Screening and Diagnostic Services for Uninsured/Underinsured Men and Women, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System
- Will provide screening, diagnostic services, and case management to uninsured or underinsured Sarasota County residents.
- Mammography Voucher Program, We Care Manatee
- Will provide screening and diagnostic services to uninsured and underinsured women aged 40-49 who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line. Will emphasize the importance of breast health awareness with all patients and will target ethnic minorities.
- Be Smart Mammogram Program, Sarasota County Health Department
- Will provide screening and diagnostic services to uninsured, low-income women and men ages 40-49, with an emphasis on minority populations in south Sarasota County.