Young Adult Cancer Survivor Grant Information:
The Samfund is excited to announce that the application for our next grant cycle is NOW available through February 12, 2019!
The Samfund Awards direct assistance to young adults who are struggling financially because of cancer. Our grants cover a wide range of needs, including medical expenses, living expenses, insurance premiums, family building costs and much more.
Who is eligible?
Young adult cancer survivors who are eligible candidates must be:
Between the ages of 21 and 39 at the time when the application is submitted
Residents of the United States
Must meet ONE of the following criteria:
Completed planned treatment with no evidence of disease, or
One year following the completion of planned treatment with stable disease, or
In remission and on long-term hormonal therapy (such as Tamoxifen for breast cancer survivors) or long-term targeted therapy (such as Gleevec or Herceptin)
Individuals who have received grants in the past may reapply and may receive up to three separate grant awards. Anyone who received a grant in Fall 2019 must wait until July 2019 to reapply.
Wednesday, January 16th at 9AM EST: The link to the grant application, which must be completed online, will be posted on our grants page.
Tuesday, February 12th at 5PM EST: Deadline for all submissions. No exceptions or extensions!
Mid-late April: All applicants will be notified if they’ve been selected to receive funding.
Thank you, and please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!