For Current Applicants

The 2018-2019 Community Grants Program application process begins on October 16, 2017 for organizations that attended the mandatory grant training workshops.

Important Dates for 2018-19 Grants Program
10/16/17: GeMS system open, application available
10/31/17: Deadline to register and/or confirm Project Director and Authorized Signer in GeMS
11/03/17: Deadline to send Affiliate application content to review
11/13/17: Deadline to begin application in GeMS
11/15/17: Application due by 5pm EST
12/08/17: Deadline for Affiliate to complete compliance check of all applications
12/15/17: Deadline for applicants with compliance issues to resubmit applications
03/31/18: Deadline for funding decision notification
4/1/18-3/31/19: Grant year cycle

 Accessing the Application
To access the application in the Grants eManagement System (GeMS), visit:

 Key Documents
2018-19 Request for Applications
Komen CSNJ 2015 Community Profile Report
GeMS Applicant User Manual w/ GeMS updates

Other Helpful Documents and Links from the presentation
Grant Training Presentation
Evaluation Presentation
Community Profile Presentation
Komen Education Toolkits
Alice Report
Evidence-based Community Health Program Resources 

Writing SMART objectives:

 Memorandum of Understanding examples:
Sample MOU template CDC

 Additional 2015 Community Profile data:
Key data points for counties
Families Below FPL
Age and Race Distribution
Education Attainment
Median Household Income
Uninsured and Uninsured Females

We also suggest contacting your local public health department for community needs assessment findings in your county to use as additional data.

Additional Information
Any questions about the application process, please contact LaToya Norman at or 609-896-1201.