Cancer-Focused Community Funding Opportunity

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement collaborates with community stakeholders near Mayo Clinic campuses. We work with communities to address their priorities and needs regarding cancer, including cancer prevention activities.

In 2022, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement launched the Community Mini Grant program to strengthen our collaborations with nearby community-based organizations. The primary goal of the Community Mini Grant program is to help eliminate cancer health disparities by reducing cancer burden in the communities we serve. Grant recipients work closely with Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement to build evidence-based intervention programs that will improve health at the individual, community or health system level.

Funded projects must address an identified, cancer-focused community need and must demonstrate the potential to produce tangible and measurable outcomes. Grants are intended to be one-time startup funds. Preference is given to modest local projects. Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach and Engagement Community Mini Grants provide support of up to $20,000 in funding.

Nonprofit (501 c 3) community-based and faith-based organizations located in eligible counties near Mayo Clinic campuses are eligible to apply.