How to Apply for Community Grants

Thank you for your interest in the Komen Central & Eastern Virginia Affiliate grants program. To be eligible to apply for a Komen Community-Based Grant, your organization must be:

  • A federally tax-exempt entity — nonprofit organization, government agency, educational institution or Indian tribe.
  • Located in the Komen Central & Eastern Virginia service area.

The Komen Central & Eastern Virginia Affiliate is currently offering Community Grants up to $25,000 for innovative programs that reduce breast cancer mortality, especially among those who are disproportionately affected by this disease.

Please review the 2019 Request for Application to learn more about the affiliate and its Community Grants Program.

Applicants are encouraged to review the 2015 Central Virginia Community Profile and 2015 Tidewater Community Profile to determine funding priorities of the Central Virginia Affiliate.

To begin an application, please follow the instructions in the Applicant User Manual for our Grants e-Management System (GeMS) and log in to the system here.

To learn more about the Komen Central & Eastern Virginia Affiliate grants program, please contact us at (804) 320-1772 or (757) 490-7794 or email

Important Dates

Grant Funds Availability Announcement:  November 2018

Application Deadline:  December 14, 2018, 12:00 PM, noon

Award Notification:  March 2019

Award Period:  April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020