This Friday, February 15th, is the last day for organizations, hospitals and YMCA’s can apply for grant funding from the LIVESTRONG Foundation this cycle.
We are offering $1.2 Million in funding to 72 sites across the nation to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. The following four programs are up for grabs:
- Certification for Palliative Care: a program designed to certify hospitals providing state-of-the-art palliative care services that relieve symptoms and stress of serious illness and improve quality of life for patients.
- Camp Kesem: A university-based summer camp program for kids with parents affected by cancer.
- The Creative Center at University Settlement Artist-in-Residence Program: Helps cancer survivors deal with the stresses of treatment through artistic expression. This year’s grant will allow community based organizations to fund outpatient art programs in partnership with their local hospital or cancer center.
- LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: Offers people affected by cancer a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical and social activities focused on strengthening the whole person. Participants work with Y staff trained in supportive cancer care to achieve their goals such as building muscle mass and strength; increasing flexibility and endurance; and improving confidence and self-esteem.
Apply for the funding and to bring these proven cancer survivorship programs to your town today. Help people in your community affected by cancer to live a productive and happy life with through and beyond cancer.