The priorities of Komen Michigan are based on the findings of the Affiliate’s needs assessment of the service area found in the 2011 Community Profile, as well as findings from the 2015 Community Profile (currently in process). All applicants should be familiar with the 2011 Community Profile, and should address the new gaps created in our community following enactment of the Affordable Care Act.  To view our funding priorities and Community Profile, please select your service area below.

    Funding priorities and Community Profile for the counties of Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Jackson, Livingston, Shiawassee and Wastenaw.

    the 2011 Mid-Michigan Community Profile

    Priority One: Support access to breast screening services and/or diagnostics for women who are uninsured, underinsured, or have a high deductible who are either aged 40-49, under age 40 with a breast health concern, and/or who are under age 40 and considered high risk. Applicants must identify gaps in coverage in the ACA breast screening mandate and local Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Programs to justify the need for services.

    Priority Two: Promote breast health education and the importance of early detection and regular screening for low income women across the service area, particularly in the greater areas of Lansing, Jackson, and Ypsilanti, with an emphasis on reaching Black women.

    Priority Three: Provide breast cancer survivors with programs offering emotional, social, and physical support during and following breast cancer treatment.

    Funding priorities and Community Profile for the counties of Allegan, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph and VanBuren.

    View the 2011 Southwest Michigan Community Profile

    Priority One: Support access to breast screening services and/or diagnostics for women who are uninsured, underinsured, or have a high deductible who are either aged 40-49, under age 40 with a breast health concern, and/or who are under age 40 and considered high risk. Applicants must identify gaps in coverage in the ACA breast screening mandate and local Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Programs to justify the need for services.

    Priority Two: Promote breast health education and the importance of early detection and regular screening for low income women across the service area, particularly focused on serving Hispanics and migrant farm workers in Branch, St. Joseph and Van Buren Counties and Blacks in Kalamazoo, Calhoun, and Berrien Counties.

    Priority Three: Provide breast cancer survivors with programs offering emotional, social, and physical support during and following breast cancer treatment.

    Funding priorities and Community Profile for the counties of Kent, Ottawa, Montcalm, Muskegon, and Newaygo.

    View the 2011 West Michigan Community Profile

    Priority One: Support access to breast screening services and/or diagnostics for women who are uninsured, underinsured, or have a high deductible who are either aged 40-49, under age 40 with a breast health concern, and/or who are under age 40 and considered high risk. Applicants must identify gaps in coverage in the ACA breast screening mandate and local Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Programs to justify the need for services.

    Priority Two: Promote breast health education and the importance of early detection and regular screening for low income women across the service area, particularly in the cities of Muskegon and Grand Rapids, and northern rural communities with an emphasis on reaching Black, Hispanic/Latino, and rural women.

    Priority Three: Provide breast cancer survivors with programs offering emotional, social, and physical support during and following breast cancer treatment.