Foundation / Corporation
American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) Foundation
12/14/18 11:59 PM EST
Award of $1,000 and grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, individuals, and organizations for innovative projects to improve breast cancer education and patient care. Funding is intended to support conferences, research, community outreach, and educational projects in the United States or abroad. The Humanism in Medicine award will be awarded to a practicing physician to attend The American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas.
-Purpose: To raise awareness of breast cancer and increase the capabilities of effective patient breast health education programs. Education grants are intended to support costs associated with a project (e.g. purchase of educational materials, brochure development, printing, etc.).
-Eligibility: The grant project must be specific to patient breast health and/or breast cancer education.
-Recognition Requirements: The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation must be recognized in all materials. Prior to printing, all materials must be approved by The ASBrS Foundation.
-Purpose: To partner with other nonprofit organizations to support educational meetings, conferences or symposia with an emphasis on those which enhance the interaction between health care providers and patients. The content must focus on patient breast health and/or patient education.
-Eligibility: The grant project must be specific to patient breast health and/or breast disease education, and the requesting organization must be a nonprofit with federal tax exemption.
-Recognition Requirements: Conference organizers must provide complimentary registration for at least two (2) ASBrS Foundation representatives and a display area if appropriate. In addition, the ASBrSs Foundation must be recognized in all materials.
Community Outreach Grant:
-Purpose: To partner with community-based nonprofit organizations to provide education on breast health and screening to underserved, uninsured and/or low-income populations.
-Eligibility: The grant project must be specific to medically underserved, uninsured and/or low-income areas. The requesting organization must be a nonprofit with federal tax exemption.
-Recognition Requirements: The ASBrS Foundation must be recognized in all materials. If a program or service is funded by this grant, the Foundation must be recognized as a funding source. Prior to printing, all materials must be approved by The ASBrS Foundation. If the community outreach program includes an in-person activity, the organizers must provide registration for at least two (2) ASBrS Foundation representatives and a display area if appropriate.
-Purpose: To foster research activities of the grantee. Funds may be used for activities necessary to undertake or complete a research project (examples: providing support for ongoing projects, IRB submission fees, clinical research assistance or statistical support).
-Eligibility. The project must be specific to patient breast health and/or breast disease. The Foundation grant does not have to be the sole source of funding for the project, although any commercial funding must be disclosed to the ASBrS Foundation.
-Recognition Requirements: The ASBrS Foundation must be recognized as a supporter of the grant and recognition given on any publications resulting from the research.
Humanism in Medicine Award:
- Purpose: The Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award is presented to a practicing physician who has been selected by The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation based on the following criteria:
- Demonstrates compassion and empathy in the delivery of patient care
- Displays competence in scientific endeavors
- Shows respect for patients, families and co-workers
- Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in working with patients and family members of diverse backgrounds
- Displays effective, empathetic communication and listening skills
- Understands a patient’s need for interpretation of complex medical diagnoses and treatments and makes an effort to ensure patient comprehension
- Understands and shows respect for the patient’s viewpoint
- Is sensitive to the patient’s psychological well-being; and identifies emotional concerns of patients and family members
- Engenders trust and confidence
- Eligibility: Nominees must be practicing physicians, members of ASBrS, and residents in the United States or Canada.
- Recognition Requirements: Not applicable
Education, Conference, Community Outreach, and Research Grant funds may only be used for the following types of program expenses:
-Salaries and fringe benefits, if applicable, and should not exceed 10% of program cost
-Clinical services or patient care costs
-Equipment for educational purposes
-Other direct program expenses; indirect expenses are not to be included
GrantWatch ID#: 176962
The maximum funding amount for each grant is up to $5,000.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation/Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award is a monetary award of $1,000.
Education, Conference, Community Outreach, and Research Grant applications are not limited to American Society of Breast Surgery (ASBrS) members. ASBrS Board and Foundation Board members are eligible to submit grant applications and/or may assist others in submitting applications.
The Education, Conference, Community Outreach, and Research grant proposals may be submitted for projects in the US or other countries.
Nominees of the Humanism in Medicine Award must be members of ASBrS and residents in the United States or Canada.
Two grant categories are limited to submissions by nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations:
Preference may be given to a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.
The submission deadline is 11:59 PM EST on December 14, 2018. Applications must be emailed to the Foundation.
Those who submitted complete grant proposals will also receive official notification of the Foundation’s decision by email by March 1, 2019.
Grants will be awarded during the Annual Meeting of The American Society of Breast Surgeons, May 1-5, 2019. Education, Conference, Community Outreach, and Research grant recipients are not required to attend the Annual Meeting.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation/Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award is a monetary award to attend The American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Instructions for how to submit a grant proposal:
To become a member of The American Society of Breast Surgeons:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation
10330 Old Columbia Rd, Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
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