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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 is not a direct service provider.



Organization's community-based grants fill unmet breast health needs

To date, the Chicagoland Area Affiliate has granted nearly $15 million to local organizations for education, screening, treatment, treatment programs, and navigation programs. For more information on these organizations, or to find out if there are mammography centers in your area, please click on the Grant Recipient links below that show “Screening/Treatment” in the  “Purpose” column.

To find out if your organization is eligible to apply for grant money aimed at the fight against breast cancer, contact Leticia Kees, Director of Community Programs, at 773-444-0061.

The Komen Chicago Affiliate would like to congratulate the following organizations on receiving a 2014-2015 community grant, and thank them for their work in the fight against breast cancer.

2014 Grant Recipient Purpose Amount Awarded
A Silver Lining Foundation Navigation/Screening/Diagnostic $75,000.00
Access Community Health Network Navigation/Screening $75,000.00
Asian Heath Coalition Navigation/Screening/Diagnostic $75,000.00
Erie Family Health Center Screening/Diagnosis/Treatment Support $75,000.00
Esperanza Health Centers Navigation/Screening $75,000.00
Family Health Partnership Clinic Navigation/Screening/Diagnostic $75,000.00
Korean American Community Services Navigation/Screening/Diagnostic $75,000.00
Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force Navigation/Screening $75,000.00
MetroSouth Medical Center Navigation/Screening/Diagnostic $62,000.00
Mount Sinai Hospital Navigation/Screening $75,000.00
Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Navigation/Screening $75,000.00
Rush-Copley Medical Center Navigation/Screening/Survivorship $75,000.00
Stroger Hospital Navigation/Screening/Diagnostic $75,000.00
Swedish Covenant Hospital Navigation/Screening/Treatment $75,000.00
University of Illinois at Chicago Navigation/Screening/Diagnostic $75,000.00
Visiting Nurse Association of Fox Valley Navigation/Screening $75,000.00
YWCA of Lake County Navigation/Screening $71,000.00