Current Community Grants

Susan G. Komen Idaho Montana is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, diagnosis and Patient assistance programs. Through its 2017-2018 community grants, Komen Idaho Montana is investing over $120,000 to support quality breast health programs.

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    Community Cancer ServicesEnriched Recovery Program for Breast Cancer Survivors

    Assisting people who lack health insurance or otherwise have inadequate access to cancer care services by providing financial support and advocacy to help clients and their families.

    Contact: (208) 255-2301, www.communitycancerservices.org

    $3,000
    Glenns Ferry Health Center, Inc.Journey to Breast Health

    Ensuring low-income, uninsured women requiring a mammogram can obtain one free of charge.

    Contact: (208) 366-7416

    $3,000
    Kootenai HealthBreast Imaging Support Program

    Providing funds for underserved, uninsured or underinsured men and women in need of lifesaving screening and diagnostic mammography services.

    Contact: (208) 666-2345, www.kootenaihealth.org

    $5,000
    Kootenai HealthBreast Cancer Patient Support Program

    Providing funds to help with essential living expenses and treatment support including child care, gas, groceries, transportation, medications, rent, medical equipment and supplies, and nutritional support.

    Contact: (208) 666-2345, www.kootenaihealth.org

    $3,000
    Minidoka Memorial HospitalMinidoka County’s 1st Defense Against Breast Cancer

    Providing free mammogram services for underserved, culturally diverse and limited English speaking women.

    Contact: (208) 436-8155, www.minidokamemorial.com

    $12,000
    North Canyon Medical CenterRural Care for Low to Middle Income Women

    Providing free mammogram and diagnostic service to women who cannot afford them, with the intention of reducing the number of late stage breast cancers and promoting breast health awareness in their region.

    Contact: (208)934-4433, www.ncm-c.org

    $5,000
    Panhandle Health DistrictScreening and Education for Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

    Providing a clinical breast exam, appointment, and voucher for mammography and/or ultrasound to low income, uninsured residents of North Idaho.

    Contact: (208) 415-5293, www.phd1.idaho.gov

    $5,000
    Pocatello Free ClinicPocatello Free Clinic Healthy Breast Initiative
    Improve access to quality care in the Southeast Idaho area for uninsured and under-insured women by reducing financial barriers that hinder access to care.Contact: (208) 233-6245, https://pocatellofreeclinic.com/
    $3,000
     Saint Alphonsus Comprehensive Breast Care CenterDiagnostic and Support Access for the UnderservedProviding low-income patients access to breast cancer diagnostic imaging procedures. Supporting financially disadvantages patients living with a breast cancer diagnosis to fulfill basic needs for housing and other living essentials, maintain adequate nutrition, preserve communication with medical teams and support networks, access treatment centers, and obtain supplies necessary for rehabilitation.

    Contact: (208)367-3336, www.saintalphonsus.org/breast-care-center

    $24,000
    St. Luke’s Magic Valley Health Foundation, Inc.Treasure Chest

    Providing financial support to relieve some of the stress and burden cancer treatment causes patients and families. When we are able to relieve some of the financial burden, the breast cancer patient and their family can focus on understanding their treatment and expending energy on getting well and moving on to survivorship.

    Contact: (208) 814-1640, www.stlukesonline.org/magic_valley

    $4,000
    St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute Breast Care Services  –St. Luke’s Breast Care Financial Assistance Program 2016

    Providing a full-spectrum of services including screening, diagnostics, surgery, treatment, education and navigation, reconstruction and survivorship. Providing a financial resource to patients thus reducing the financial barrier to care patients have as an obstacle for wellness and health.

    Contact: (208)706-2055, www.stlukesonline.org/specialties_and_services/breast_care

    $24,000
    St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute – Concrete Needs During Breast Cancer Treatment

    Increase financial support for low-income persons undergoing breast cancer treatment.

    Contact: (208) 463-6009, www.stlukesonline.org/cancer_care

    $6,000

    Terry Reilly Health Services Terry Reilly Screening Ada Canyon Owyhee

    Providing breast cancer screening mammography vouchers to low-income, medically underserved women.

    Contact: (208) 344-3512, www.trhs.org

    $5,000

    Barrett Hospital FoundationSouthwestern Montana Mammography Program

    Offering every uninsured woman age 50 or younger, breast-health services such as 3-D screening mammograms, which may be cost-prohibitive.

    Contact: (406) 683-3000, https://www.barretthospital.org/

    $4,700

     St. Luke Community Healthcare Foundation – St. Luke Supporting Breast Health for Native & Uninsured Women of the Flathead Reservation

    Increasing the number of Native and low-income women receiving screening and diagnostic mammography services. Cited barriers to care include transportation, cost/no insurance, and scheduling difficulties.

    Contact: (406) 676-4441 ext 320, http://www.stlukehealthcare.org/

     

    $5,700

     St. Vincent Healthcare FoundationSt. Vincent Healthcare Mobile Digital Mammography Program

    Program to increase the number of underserved patients who receive digital mammograms in central and eastern Montana, with priority given to American Indian and rural women.

    Contact: (406) 657-7000, www.svfoundation.org

     $7,600