How to Apply for Community Grants

Komen New England seeks to fund projects that support our mission of meeting the most critical breast health needs in our community. The application period for projects occurring between April 1, 2020-March 31, 2021 will begin in early October 2019. View the Community Grants RFA here.

All organizations, regardless of previous Komen funding, must register as a new user with SmartSimple. Please register here, and view the user guide here. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Ryan Tollefson at or call 774-512-0408.

Important Dates and Deadlines:

  • Grantwriting Workshop: October 24, 2019 10:00-11:00 am Click here to register for the grantwriting workshop. The Grantwriting workshop will provide an overview to this year’s RFA, as well as tips for grantwriting success. There will also be a tutorial on our new grant portal.
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 3 at 11:59 pm
  • Award Notification: March 2020

Grant applications will be initiated and submitted through our new Grants Portal, SmartSimple. All interested applicants must register and create a new account for their organization in SmartSimple. The Grantwriting Workshop will include a tutorial on using this new system.

Komen Grants Portal Applicant User Guide (PDF)

If you would like to be added to our grant notification email list, please email For more information, please contact Ryan Tollefson,, or 774-512-0408.

Available Funding Opportunities

CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT Small Grants RFA

Community Grants RFA