In response to the ongoing pandemic, the NNECOS Board of Directors, through the NNECOS Cancer Community Support Committee, is pleased to announce two emergency need programs designed to bring help to patients with cancer who are facing extra need during this global pandemic. 

   
Purpose: To support the emergency needs of patients with cancer in Northern New England.

Criteria:

  • Grant funds are directed to a non-profit organization, not an individual.

  • Submitting organizations must be a 501(c)3 and have the infrastructure in place to provide much-needed emergency assistance to patients.
  • Recipients must be hematology/oncology patients under active treatment or receiving palliative care services as they approach hospice (not intended for long-term survivors who are not in active treatment).
  • Funds shall NOT apply to any per-patient annual assistance cap.
  • Reporting requirements apply. 


Rolling Application:  

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NNECOS-COVID

  • Applications received by the end of the month will be considered during that monthly review period.
  • Awards will be made by the 15th of the following month

Evaluation: Rubric

Limits:

  • Efforts will be made to distribute grant funds across northern New England
  • Organizations are eligible to apply once annually.*
    • *If funds remain in the 4th quarter, past recipients will be invited to reapply.
    • Pilot program grant recipients are eligible to apply upon program launch.

Reporting:

A report providing an accounting of the utilization of funds is due no later than 60 days after the grant award is made, with subsequent reporting each 30 days for remaining funds. The inclusion of vignettes/stories that could be shared with the NNECOS community is strongly encouraged.

Purpose: To support the emergency needs of patients with cancer in Northern New England.

Criteria:

  • Clinic/Practice without affiliated 501(c)3
  • Champion at organization required to take responsibility for card distribution
  • Documented accountability procedures/protocols
  • Recipients must be hematology/oncology patients under active treatment or receiving palliative care services as they approach hospice (not intended for long-term survivors who are not in active treatment).
  • Reporting per terms.



Rolling Application: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NNECOS-GROCERY-GAS

  • Applications received by the end of the month will be considered during that monthly review period.
  • Awards will be made by the 15th of the following month
Evaluation: Rubric

Limits: 100 cards per site maximum per year

Process:
  • NNECOS purchase directly
  • NNECOS provides to clinic in sealed envelopes with a note about gift from NNECOS
  • Clinic champion tracks and is accountable to NNECOS via monthly reporting


Reporting:

Champion provides regular reporting to NNECOS.




  


Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
P.O. Box 643
Sandown, NH 03873-0643
Telephone (603) 887-1948
info@nnecos.org

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