How to Apply for Funding 

To view the 2018-2019 Request for Applications (RFA) and other important documents please click below:

RFA (A) Community Needs:
For application that aim to decrease the barriers created by geographic access issues in medically underserved and/or rural areas and decrease the barriers created by information access issues, including culturally appropriate messaging. Accepts requests up to $50,000.

RFA (B) Financial Assistance:
For applications that make breast cancer screenings, diagnosis, and treatment more accessible to all women by providing financial support. Accepts requests up to $100,000.

GeMs Applicant User Manual:
For help navigating the application process via our online portal, GeMs.

Blank Grant Application Example

Grant Writing Workshop Webinar

Grant writing resources


The application deadline for the 2018-2019 Komen Greater Iowa Grant Cycle is as follows:
December 22, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

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

Jessica Nelsen
Mission Initiative Manager
877.745.6636 ext. 3

Additionally, Komen Greater Iowa offers a Small Grant (SG) Program that allows organizations with projects that cost less than $5,000 to apply throughout the year for funds.

All requests for scientific research funding should be directed to the national Susan G. Komen Grants Program. More information on research funding is available at