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 17 red counties listed in the Arkansas Department of Health 2017 Red County Report and in the Southeast and Southwest public health regions of the state.
ACC will administer mini-grants, in amounts of $2,000 to $4,000, that will be based on certain criteria, for the fiscal period of November 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022. The following mini grants are available:
- ACP Cancer Control Mini Grants: The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support ranging from $2,000-$4,000 for projects focused on implementing strategies from all chapters of the Arkansas Cancer Plan..
- ACP Cancer Transportation Mini Grants: The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support of $2,000 – $4,000 for projects focused on funding transportation assistance to cancer patients.
How To Apply For A Mini Grant
Become an organization member through Apricot. If your organization has not signed up with a username and password through Apricot, click here to sign up. (Please check with your organization to see if a user has already been created.
View the “How To Apply For a Mini-Grant” PowerPoint. The Arkansas Cancer Coalition has created a PowerPoint to explain the process of applying for ACC funding.
To apply for a Mini Grant, please log in to Apricot using this link https://apricot.socialsolutions.com. Applications will be available from the RFA date and must be submitted by the deadline. No exceptions.
Request for Application Issued
September 6, 2021
October 15, 2021
Award Notification Date
October 29, 2021
Grant Start - End Date
November 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022
Mini Grant Process
Applications will be considered for funding based on the availability of funds and a review process. Each successful applicant will be required to sign a fully executed Memorandum of Agreement. The ACC Mini-Grant program delivers funding on a reimbursement basis. Partners will submit an expense report each month to be reimbursed for costs incurred on behalf of the program with the final expense report due May 31, 2022. In addition, If there are monies left over, they must be returned by May 31, 2022. Bi-monthly reports chronicling all program outcomes are also required, with the final report due on Jun 5, 2022.
Bi-monthly reports and monthly expense reports will need to be submitted. Report templates will be provided. A W-9 and a Certificate of Good Standing are required (Certificate can be a screenshot, does not have to be actual certificate, go to https://www.sos.arkansas.gov/corps/search_all.php to search for your organization).
Current Mini Grant Recipients
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