Funding a portion of post-production costs of the film: Partners in Healing: What Is Integrative Medicine. This film will raise awareness of complementary approaches to treatment and care for women experiencing breast cancer. Amount: $15,000
Grants & Grant Recipients
The primary focus of the Alaska Run for Women's fundraising efforts is to create awareness and decrease the impact of breast cancer on our Alaska communities through education, outreach, research, early detection and treatment.
Each year, the organization provides grant funds for special projects focusing on breast cancer issues. Funds are allotted annually through a set review process, which takes place in September. Grant applications are due Aug. 15, 2016.
Breast cancer touches so many in so many different ways. Have you, a friend or family member been impacted by breast cancer? Do you have a project that furthers the message, broadens awareness or provides resources for breast cancer information? Download the 2016 grant application, which will be due Aug. 15, 2016.
- Find Alaska Run for Women Grant Guidelines
- Download the application as a Word Doc
- View Past Grant Recipients
- Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 Grant Recipients – Total funds granted in 2016: $200,290
ACAT is an environmental action organization with a statewide focus. Funding will build on work done over the past 7 years by providing scientific information to health care providers, policymakers and consumers addressing environmental exposures to breast cancer. Amount: $15,000
Administered by Anchorage YWCA. Provides access to mammography services for medically underserved women. Amount: $10,000
Funding for a restorative retreat for support and connection of young cancer survivors through physical and mind/body techniques.Amount: $1,650
Provides funding for mobile mammography services, focusing on under-served populations of women, primarily in rural Alaska and at a fixed-site in Fairbanks.Amount: $15,000
Partial funding for educational pamphlet for Alaska Native women referred for genetic testing.Amount: $1,550
Women’s Health Outreach Program-This clinical provider reaches a significant number of medically underserved women for outreach and early detection of breast cancer on the Kenai Peninsula. Their contribution to ‘outreach’ is significant through door to door visits in rural settings. Amount: $29,840
This grant will provide scholarships for Breast Cancer Survivors to take part in the Extra Toughs program. This integrated team approach was designed to support weight loss, health lifestyles, and survivorship for women with breast or gynecologic cancer. Amount: $2,250
Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology studies the effectiveness of existing therapies, overcoming resistance to therapies and finding diagnostic tools to help assess response to therapy. This organization works with over 230 clinical researchers and maintains an A+ rating from Charity Watch. Amount: $35,000
(Max Kullberg, Principal Investigator)- Targeted Drug Delivery to Reprogram Immunosuppressive Cells in Breast Cancer. Study to create a more effective treatment against metastatic breast cancer using targeted drug delivery to activate anti-immune response. System developed would allow for direct translation to clinical practice. Amount: $15,000
Designed to reduce breast and cervical cancer mortality by removing barriers to screening services and educating women about the importance of early detection. (Provides outreach, education, transportation & interpretation services for medically underserved women in the Anchorage area in an effort to promote breast cancer awareness & screening. Recently outreach has expanded by adding partnering agencies in the Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula areas.). Amount: $60,000