Request for Applications

The 2017-2018 Request for Applications is now closed. Awards for the 2017-2018 Grant Year are posted here.

Grants are available for up to one (1) year (April 1- March 31).

Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio uses an electronic grant submission process. To access the electronic grant application and apply for a Community Grant, please visit Komen’s Grants eManagement System (GeMS) at All grant applications must be submitted through GeMS; the Affiliate will not accept paper copies of applications.

Komen Northeast Ohio has created a GeMS Applicant User Manual to assist in the application process. For technical assistance, contact Gina Chicotel at or (216) 292-2873 x 112. Please allow adequate time (up to five (5) business days) before the application deadline for a response.

Affiliate Funding Priorities

Komen Northeast Ohio will only consider funding for programs that definitively respond to the Affiliate priorities as outlined in the 2015 Community Profile. Funding priorities are also outlined within the RFA.

Grant Applicant Training Opportunities

Komen Northeast Ohio will offer a series of grant training opportunities to support the development of quality programs and applications for the 2018-2019 grant year. Training dates, times, and locations are to be determined. Please check our website periodically for updates.

Applicant Support

Questions about Community Grants and the Grants e-Management System (GeMS) should be directed to:
Gina Chicotel
Director of Mission
(216) 292-2873, x112

For more information about our grants program or to be added to the RFA notification email list, please contact Gina Chicotel at or (216) 292-2873, x112.