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Financial Resources —Did you know that there are many financial resources that can help people living with breast cancer? Find out more

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Our promise

To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.

What we do?

We offer support and hope to everyone touched by breast cancer.

Since 1997, the NC Triangle to the Coast Affiliate has invested more than $14 million in the region’s very best healthcare programs and nonprofits to provide breast health and breast cancer services to the medically underserved in our service area and has raised $4 million for breast cancer research. These programs help ensure that women in North Carolina are getting the education, screenings, treatment assistance, post-diagnosis support, and survivor support they need.

In addition to offering grants to local non-profits and health care organizations, we offer opportunities for program development and capacity building so that, together, we can realize our vision of a world without breast cancer.

Community Focused

Seventy-five percent of net funds raised, through events like the Race for the Cure, individual donations, and corporate philanthropy are invested in our service area to help the people of North Carolina.

Since 1997, the NC Triangle to the Coast Affiliate has funded more than 250 community-based programs that have made a difference in the lives of uninsured and underserved women and men in our service area:

  • Komen funds have paid for more than 20,000 mammograms for medically underserved woman.
  • Breast health programs and materiels in dozens of languages have educated more than 150,000 people.
  • Treatment funding has saved more than 100 lives of women diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • “Angel funds” have covered rent, prescription costs, wigs and lymphedema sleeves for hundreds of patients.


In this current funding cycle, April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015, the Komen NC Triangle to the Coast Affiliate is funding 11 projects, totaling $475,000, funding everything from mammograms to mastectomies, patient navigation and outreach, to financial assistance through qualified grantees. Programs have been selected by our independent grant review panel as those that will have the greatest impact in serving underserved, uninsured, or underinsured women in our service area. Please note that Susan G. Komen is not a direct service provider.

2014-2015 Komen NC Traingle to the Coast Grantees

Apply for a Grant

Any not-for-profit organization that provides breast health and/or breast cancer education, screening, or treatment services may apply for a grant. To attend a grant writing workshop please visit How to Apply for Funding.

National Impact

Twenty-five percent of net funds raised, support the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Award and Research Grant Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research. With more than $2.2 billion invested to date, Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to treating breast cancer at every stage - from the causes, to the cures, to the pain and anxiety of every moment in between.