Statement of Need

The Community Profile is a needs assessment document that provides an overview of Komen’s grant-making priorities and the breast health needs in our service area. So as to not duplicate programs already in place and focus efforts on addressing unmet needs for breast health in the community, please familiarize yourself with this document before developing your applications.

Download a copy of our 2015 Community Profile.

Drawing from the profile, Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi has identified the following as funding priorities:

2020 Funding Priorities for Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi:

  • Patient Navigation
  • Reducing Barriers to Care – The Affiliate seeks to fund projects that provide no cost or low cost screening/diagnostic/treatment services, mobile mammography, diagnostic/treatment co-pay and deductible assistance, and transportation services.
  • Breast Cancer Education and support

For counties in West Tennessee, Memphis Metro area, or North Mississippi:

Please email Lisa Mischke at with questions regarding the grants process.

For counties in Central Mississippi or South Mississippi:

Please email Catharine Young at with questions regarding the grants process.