The Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) works to strengthen the cancer control network as well as implement the goals and strategies of the state’s only comprehensive cancer plan—the Arkansas Cancer Plan. ACC will award community grants to ACC Partners who work to implement evidence-based and promising practices of proven cancer control strategies in communities that advance specific goals, objectives, and strategies of the Arkansas Cancer Plan (ACP).
Special consideration is given to organizations working in the 10 red counties listed in the Arkansas Department of Health 2015 Red County Report and in the southeast and southwest public health regions of the state.
ACC will administer mini grants, in amounts of $3,500 to $5,500, for the fiscal period of October 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020.
The application deadline is September 16, 2019. ACC will fund the following Arkansas Cancer Plan Activities:
- ACP Cancer Control Mini Grants: This grant provides financial support ranging from $3,500-$5,500 for projects focused on implementing strategies from all chapters of the Arkansas Cancer Plan.
- ACP Cancer Transportation Grants: This grant provides financial support of $3,500 for projects focused on funding transportation assistance to cancer patients.
- ACP Tobacco Control Mini Grants: This grant provides financial assistance ranging from $3,500-$5,500 to fund local implementation of tobacco prevention in rural areas.