2015 AHNS Community Service Grants

2015 AHNS Community Service Grants

The American Head and Neck Society’s Prevention and Early Detection Committee is pleased to open the application process for its 2015 Community Service grants. These grants are awarded in support of a project or community activities related to Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW). Each grant, in the amount of $1,000.00, will be given to an individual, department, organization, or institution in support of a patient or community-oriented project held in conjunction with OHANCAW.

A total of three grants are awarded – two AHNS Community Service Grants and a third international grant funded by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance – the HNCA/AHNS International Outreach Cancer Prevention Grant.

Applicants should submit a letter, not to exceed 2 typed pages, containing a detailed description of the project, which should include:

  • The targeted population;
  • The methods to be used;
  • The expected outcome;
  • The expected impact on community health and/or on our knowledge and understanding of head and neck cancer prevention and early detection;
  • The estimated/actual cost, of the project;
  • Any other available funding.
  • Please also include a contact name, address, phone number and email.

Submit your application to:

JJ Jackman, Associate Executive Director

American Head and Neck Society

11300 W. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 600

Los Angeles, CA  90064

E-mail: jj@ahns.info

Telephone: 310-437-0559 ext 154

Applications are due Friday, May 1, 2015. The recipients will be announced in early June.

Please note that indirect support and salary are not supported as part of this grant.

Recipients of this award, upon completion of their project, will be requested to submit a brief report describing how the funding was spent, the results of the project and an overall evaluation.