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Grants

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for local patients fighting cancer.

Who can apply for a grant:

Money is awarded to 501(c)(3) organizations dedicated to supporting local cancer patients.

Grant Guidelines:

Here are some guidelines of services funds may be awarded for: (this is not an all-inclusive list)

  • Mammography exams, breast ultrasounds and other imaging tests necessary to detect cancer
  • Pap exams to screen for cervical cancer
  • Help with copays and deductibles
  • Home health equipment, groceries, rent, utilities and other living expenses
  • Transportation expenses

Limitations:

Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast will not consider applications for the following:

  • Individuals
  • Political campaigns
  • Non local projects
  • Organizations that redistribute funds to other tax-exempt groups without prior written approval of the BFACGC board of directors.
  • This list is not exhaustive and may be updated at any time

Eligibility:

Applicants must be non-profit, tax-exempt organizations that have received a 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service (applications pending will not be considered). Organizations applying for a Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast Grant must provide programs and services to the men and women of the Gulf Coast.

Performance Measurement:

Grant-recipient organizations are expected to communicate with the Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast Grants Director regarding the use of their grant awards. This includes a signed grant agreement between the organization and Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast.

Recipient organizations should recognize Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast as a contributor by one or both of the following:

  • Facebook post recognizing our donation
  • A blog or website post recognizing our contribution
  • If the organization does not have a website or Facebook page, a letter of recognition will be sufficient

In addition, recipient organizations will be required to complete a Grant Evaluation Report (within 6 months of funding) detailing the use of the funds received from Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast.

*Please do not include patients’ personal information.

Application Deadlines and Timelines:
Applications are accepted November 1- August 31 annually. 

Applications will be received by the grant committee and the Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast Grants Director will review all applications. After the evaluation has been completed, recommended applications will be forwarded to the Bras for a Cause Gulf Coast Board of Directors for approval. Applicants will receive notification of the board’s decision within 60 days and grant funds will be distributed within 75 days, if awarded. 
*If you have an emergency need please notate that on the application and we will do everything we can to speed up the process.

SUBMISSION

Please fill out the form below for grant consideration.
Organizations that provide an email address on their application will be sent a confirmation receipt once their application has been received.
 
If you are requesting funding for more than one project, you must complete a separate grant application for each request.
 
Contact our Grants Director with any questions: Grants@Brasforacausegulfcoast.org. This email box is checked weekly. 
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