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Maine Cancer Screening Grants

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Maine Cancer Foundation
Mar 29, 2024

Tricia Jamiol


The Maine Cancer Foundation will provide grants for evidence-based interventions to increase the number of and/or improve the quality of cancer screening in Maine. Screenings include those for breast, cervical, colorectal, lung, prostate, and skin cancer.

Priority is given to proposals that address social determinants of health and to programs that do one or more of the following:

  • Implement policy, systems, and environmental changes
  • Include clearly defined goals and measurable results
  • Implement best practices related to cancer screenings
  • Demonstrate collaboration among organizations in Maine
  • Pilot a new idea using evidence-based guidelines
  • Include interventions implemented in the primary care setting
  • Increase the number and quality of cancer screenings in geographically underserved regions of Maine and with underserved populations, including but not limited to uninsured or underinsured individuals, rural populations, racial and ethnic minorities, and/or the LGBTQ+ community

Eligible applicants include:

  • 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Government entities
  • Other public, nonprofit entities
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $40,000 per year
Project period: 2 years

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Maine Cancer Foundation is willing to discuss project concepts and review draft applications up until one week ahead of the deadline. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Tricia Jamiol to discuss the project and submit a draft application for review and feedback.

Tagged as
Cancer · Health screening · Healthcare quality · LGBTQI+ · Racial and ethnic groups · Social determinants of health · Uninsured and underinsured · Maine

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