FUNDING

Competitive Grant

 

Competitive Grant funding available

 

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) works to strengthen the cancer control network as well as implement the goals and strategies of the state’s only comprehensive cancer plan—the Arkansas Cancer Plan. To download the Arkansas Cancer Plan, click here. ACC will award community grants to ACC Partners who work to implement evidence based and promising practices of proven cancer control strategies in communities that advance specific goals, objectives and strategies of the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP).

Community Grants, in sums ranging from $35,000 to $55,000, will be awarded to projects implementing the goals and objectives outlined in the Arkansas Cancer Plan. Special consideration is given to those organizations working in the 10 red counties listed in the Arkansas Department of Health 2015 red county report, click here to view the red county report. All grants will be administered on a reimbursement basis over one year, beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019.


 

How to apply for a Competitive Grant

 

Step 1: Become an organization member through Apricot. If your organization has not signed up with a username and password through Apricot, click here to sign up. (Please check with your organization to see if a user has already been created)

Step 2:  View competitive grant training webinar. The Arkansas Cancer Coalition will be hosting a competitive grant training webinar to explain the process of applying for ACC funding. Any questions about the RFA will be answered in the webinar. The webinar will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 10:00am.  To register for the webinar, click here.

Step 3: To apply for a Competitive Grant, please log in to Apricot using this link https://ctk.apricot.info/. Applications will be available from the RFA date up until the deadline. No exceptions.

 

Timeline

Grant Workshop:………………………………………………………….November 28, 2017
Request for Application Issued:……………………………………..December 1, 2017
Application Deadline:……………………………………………………January 31, 2018
Award Notification Date:………………………………………………May 11, 2018
Grant Start – End Date:………………………………………………..July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

 

If you would like to become an evaluator for competitive grants, please contact Kimberly Enoch at kimberly.enoch-noble@arcancercoalition.org.