Applications now OPEN for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program is pleased to announce that the latest funding cycle is now open. Proposals will be accepted for projects that aim to address local, community-specific cancer-related needs in Oregon. In addition to funds, grantees gain access to trainings, technical assistance and networking opportunities to enhance project success. 

The request for proposals is now available on the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program website.

·        Visit our applicant resources page to:

o   view two application assistance webinars to help you craft a strong application

o   sign up for a free one-hour project evaluation consultation

·        Intent to apply forms are due at noon on August 1, 2017

·        Full proposals are due at noon on September 5, 2017

Grants are available in three tiers: Tier 1 Early stage grants of up to $10,000, Tier 2 Developmental grants of up to $25,000 and Tier 3 Program advancement grants of up to $50,000. The multiple tiers of funding offer a method for organizations to take an initial idea and move through the funding tiers to develop a sustainable program. 

Continued focus on addressing cancer-related health disparities
Proposals that address cancer-related health disparities, including disparities related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, geographic location and disability continue to be highly encouraged. 

For questions about the program or application process, please contact the Community Partnership Program team at (503) 494-1617 (option 6) or email