Your support helps provide funding for several national-level community health programs, including vital patient navigation programs, collaborative programs through Community Organizing for Health, and services for the most vulnerable populations.
The Susan G. Komen® National Treatment Assistance Fund bridges the gap for underserved individuals who are actively undergoing breast cancer treatment. With this national program, we aim to help those who are facing financial challenges by providing limited financial assistance, education, and support services to low-income, underinsured or uninsured women across the country. Funding helps women of any age who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, at any stage of the disease. Financial assistance is granted to women who meet pre-determined eligibility criteria. We currently fund two organizations that provide assistance through the National Treatment Assistance Fund. To learn more about these programs and other helpful resources, call the Komen Breast Care Helpline at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636).
Founded in 1944, CancerCare® is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer. The Komen Treatment Assistance Fund is dedicated to providing financial assistance, education and support services to low-income, under- or uninsured breast cancer survivors.
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) was established in 1996 as a national 501(c)3 organization with a mission of “safeguarding patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.”
For patients diagnosed with breast cancer, the PAF Co-Pay Relief Program, provides direct financial assistance to insured patients who meet certain qualifications to help them pay for the prescriptions and/or treatments they need. This assistance helps patients afford the out-of-pocket costs for these items that their insurance companies require.
See current national community health grant recipients.