Grant Guidelines

The Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation is currently offering grants for projects in the areas of breast health and breast cancer education, outreach, screening, treatment and support projects in the counties of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Westchester and Ulster.

Projects Will Be Funded in The Following Areas:

  • Breast cancer education
  • Educational outreach to special populations
  • Support programs (including complementary medicine programs)
  • Financial aid for social support and ancillary services


  • Project must be specific to breast health and/or breast cancer.
  • Applicants must be a US nonprofit (federally tax-exempt) organization. Nonprofit organizations, known educational institutions (i.e. college or university), government agencies, and Indian tribes are eligible.
  • Services must be provided in the nine counties served by the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • Equipment costs, if applicable, may not exceed 30% of direct costs and should be used exclusively on this project.
  • Salaries, if requested, are for personnel related to this project only and not the general work of the employee.
  • Funds will not be awarded to capital campaigns.

Application Instructions

Apply online through the Online Application Portal found in the Grant Applications section of the Community Foundation’s Web site at If you do not already have an account, you will need to create one to access the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation application.

Grant application deadlines

Grants are typically awarded during two annual funding cycles with award notifications made annually in late February and late July. Additional applications may be considered on a case by case basis as funds are available.

Contact information for submission and inquiries

Pari Forood, Executive Director, Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation
Phone: 845-264-2005

Cristin McPeake, Vice President, Programs, Community Foundation
Phone: 845-452-3077

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  • By Phone:845-264-2005
  • To make a donation by check please make it out to Miles of Hope BCF and send it to us at:
  • Miles of Hope BCF
    P.O. Box 405
    Lagrangeville, NY 12540
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