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2012-2013 Grant Applications Available Through Susan G. Komen South Dakota

Sioux Falls, SD, November 10, 2011 --( Funding Available in 2012 through South Dakota Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

The South Dakota Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is proud to announce the availability of grant funds for fiscal year 2012. Applications for breast cancer and breast health programs from nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and educational institutions in South Dakota are eligible for funding.

The promise of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for everyone and energizing science to find the cure. In the past five years, the South Dakota Komen Affiliate collectively granted more than $850,000 to support non-duplicative breast health and breast cancer outreach projects in communities throughout the state. In 2011 Komen South Dakota provided nearly $150,000 in grant funds to organizations throughout South Dakota. Komen grant funds have supported mammograms for under-insured women, educational programs, mammography services for Native American and Hutterite women, complementary therapy for breast cancer patients and programs that support breast cancer survivors.

If you are interested in applying for a grant, visit the South Dakota Affiliate website, The grant application and information for assistance with writing is available. Applications must be submitted by e-mail ( and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on December 31, 2011. DO NOT MAIL applications, hard copies will not be accepted. The South Dakota Affiliate’s grant cycle runs from April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013. Announcements of funding will be made in March 2012.

The Komen Foundation was established in 1982 by Nancy Brinker to honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died from breast cancer at the age of 36. Together with its Affiliates led by more than 100,000 survivors and activists, Komen is the world's largest and most progressive grassroots network fighting to end breast cancer forever. As the face and voice of the global breast cancer movement, corporate partners and generous donors, the Komen Foundation has raised more than $1.5 billion dollars in 28 years for the fight against breast cancer.

For more information about grant opportunities for breast health or breast cancer prevention, visit the South Dakota Komen’s Web site, or call 605.271-1751.

101 N. Main Ave., Suite 209
Sioux Falls, SD 57304

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Susan G Komen for the Cure South Dakota
Amanda Anderson
Glenda VanRoekel- Grants Chair

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