Research Funding

Komen Small Grant Opportunity

The Susan G. Komen Great Plains 2018 Small Grant opportunity RFA will be accepting applications for up to $5,000 to fund breast health education/outreach, conferences, capacity building, and (new this year) transportation assistance programs to reduce cost barriers for women to access breast cancer screenings in Nebraska and the Dakotas. Additionally we accept applications requesting up to $2,000 for health professional travel grants. A list of priority geographic areas based on the Nebraska and South Dakota Community Profiles can be found on Page 4 of the RFA. Feel free to contact Mikayla Findlay ( or Melissa Baron ( with questions.

 Application access will be available starting May 1st 2017 in our online grants systems (GeMS, accessible here: and will be accepted until June 1st 2017 at 5 p.m. CT.  You need to be registered within the GeMS system within the Nebraska Affiliate in order to start and complete an application. If you forgot your GeMS login information, please just call our office and we can reset it over the phone.

If you have never applied for a Komen Great Plains small grant, please give us a call so we can discuss your project and online access before starting your application.  (Office:  402-502-2979 ext 205 or  

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