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Request for Application


Sacramento Valley Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure seeks to ensure that all people, regardless of race, income, geographic location, sexual orientation or insurance status, have access to screening, and if diagnosed, to quality, effective treatment and treatment support services. The Sacramento Valley Affiliate supports this on a local level by funding nonprofit organizations to provide an array of breast health and breast cancer services with an aim to create seamless systems of care for medically underserved women and men living in the Komen Sacramento Valley Affiliate’s 19 county service area.Our grantmaking is designed to make systemic, lasting change in our community.

Request for Application (RFA)

The Request for Application (RFA) is built around the Affiliate’s Statement of Need which conveys the guidelines for the types of programs Komen and the Affiliate are willing to fund. The Statement of Need and RFA are both based on findings from the bi-annual Community ProfilePlease download Komen Sacramento's Request for Application (RFA) for grant eligibility.

The RFA also sets the rules for applying for Komen Affiliate grants, including deliverables under the grant contract, evaluation criteria, grants structure and budget and other qualifying guidelines that must be met before the proposal is sent to review. Komen Sacramento will only be accepting applications submitted through our new online system, Grants Electronic Management System (GeMS) at

The Sacramento Valley Affiliate's 2015 Request for Application (RFA) is now available at the link above. If you're a new applicant or staff, it is required that you attend the Grant Writing & Networking Conference. Please download the Registration Form and fax it to 916-231-3147 or email it to

Grant Writing & Networking Conference

Wednesday, August 6, 2015

Sutter Cancer Center

2800 L Street, Classroom #2 & 3

Sacramento, CA 95816

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Grants Electronic Management System (GeMS)

Komen Sacramento is excited to announce that we have begun the initiative to move all community granting online to reduce the amount of administrative paperwork being completed by applicants and grantees; provide one cental location for all Komen applicants and grantees to complete all tasks associated with the Komen grant process; assist grantees in evaluating their project; and providing the Affiliate more time to build relationships with applicants and grantees.

Please feel free to download the GeMS Applicant Manual for next fiscal year. For questions on the application or the GeMS system, please contact Melen Vue at or call 916-231-3148.

2013 Grantee Training



The Sacramento Valley Affiliate conducted a training for their 2013 Grantee on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the Sutter Cancer Center in Sacramento. The grantees were provided with informative tools from Me Communications on how to write a press release; what's news worthy; ways to utilize local media; talking to the media; and ways to acknowledge Komen Sacramento in their promotions.

Sutter Diagnostic Imaging Center also presented and informed the grantees about their breast cancer services and their locations throughout Komen Sacramento's service area. The purpose of the training was to provide information and resources to our grantees as well as provide training on Komen's Grants Electronic Management System (GeMS).



Presentations for Download

Grants electronic Management System (GeMS)


Sutter Diagnostic Imaging Center