Apply for a Susan G. Komen® San Diego Grant

Susan G. Komen 2018-2019 Community Grants Program

The promise of Susan G. Komen is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Furthermore, Komen is currently working towards reducing breast cancer death rates by 50% by 2026. Here in San Diego County, one of the ways we continue to fulfill our mission is through our Community Grants program which provides funding for breast health and cancer education, screening, patient navigation, care coordination, and support services like patient financial aid, meal delivery and more.

The funding period for the 2018-2019 Community Grants Program is April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. Interested applicants are required to first submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to indicate interest in Komen San Diego funding. These LOIs are then reviewed, and selected applicants are notified and sent a Request for Application to include an invitation to a Grant Application Workshop to be held the second week of November. These applicants are then invited to submit a full Grant Application.

The 2018-19 Komen San Diego Grant Process will begin in August with the Grant Making & Networking Workshop, if you are unable to attend please contact Lizzie Wittig, Director of Grants and Public Policy at 858-573-2760 x 104 or email at 

Grant Making & Networking Workshop

August 24, 2017 from 10 a.m – 12 p.m.
4699 Murphy Canyon Road (the United Way Building)

We encourage those interested in submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI), new and returning alike, to attend the workshop to receive the 2018-19 LOI, as well as information and changes about the 2018-19 Grant Making Process.

Please RSVP for the Grant Making & Networking Workshop.

2018-2019 Grants Cycle

2018-2019 Letter of Intent (LOI)
Full 2015 Community Profile
2015 Community Profile Executive Summary
Continuum of Care Model
2016 Breast Cancer Fact Sheet

Please contact Lizzie Wittig, Director of Grants and Public Policy, at (858) 573-2760 x 104 or via email at if you have any questions.  Thank you for your commitment to our community!

Komen San Diego grantee eligibility:

  • Individuals are not eligible to apply (if you are a breast cancer patient looking for financial assistance, please see our current list of grantees here and contact our patient financial assistance program)
  • Organizations must be a nonprofit under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code
  • Organizations must provide services to San Diego County residents
  • Organizations’ proposed projects must be specific to breast health and/or breast cancer