How to Apply for Community Grants

Thank you for your interest in the Susan G. Komen® Greater Central and East Texas grant program. Applications for 2020 grant year funding will be accepted in Fall of 2019.

To be eligible to apply for a grant, your organization must be a federally tax-exempt entity – nonprofit organization, government agency, educational institution or Indian tribe. The organization must also be in our 58-county service area.

Click here for the 2020 Request for Applications.

This year’s application will become available on September 20, 2019. The application must be completed and submitted via the Komen Grants eManagement System (GeMS).

Requests for application details can be sent to Eliza May at

Please review the 2015 Community Profiles for the Austin, Tyler, and Waco areas to learn our priority areas for grant funding.

Grant Application Deadlines and Timeline

Application Released to the Public September 20, 2019
Grant Writing Workshop October 30, 2019
Waco Chamber of Commerce Office, 9:30am–2:30pm
Application Deadline December 6, 2019, at 5pm
Award Notification February 21, 2020
Award Period April 1, 2020–March 31, 2021
Mid-year Progress Report October 30, 2021, by 5pm
Final Report Due May 18, 2021, by 5pm