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Financial Assistance Through The Samfund

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The Samfund is excited to announce that the application for their next grant cycle is NOW available through February 12, 2019!

The Samfund awards direct assistance to young adults who are struggling financially because of cancer. Our grants cover a wide range of needs, including medical expenses, living expenses, insurance premiums, family building costs, and much more.

Who is eligible?

Young adult cancer survivors who are eligible candidates must be:
Between the ages of 21 and 39 at the time when the application is submitted
Residents of the United States

Must meet ONE of the following criteria:
Completed planned treatment with no evidence of disease, or
One year following the completion of planned treatment with stable disease, or
In remission and on long-term hormonal therapy (such as Tamoxifen for breast cancer survivors) or long-term targeted therapy (such as Gleevec or Herceptin)

Individuals who have received grants in the past may reapply and may receive up to three separate grant awards. Anyone who received a grant in Fall 2018 must wait until July 2019 to reapply.

If you missed their “Grants 101” Webinar, be sure to check out the recording on their site here!

Important dates:

Tuesday, February 12th at 5PM EST: Deadline for all submissions. No exceptions or extensions!

Mid-late April: All applicants will be notified if they’ve been selected to receive funding.

Please email them at with any questions!

Click here to apply!