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Cancer and Careers’ Professional Development Micro-Grants enable cancer patients and survivors to obtain skills and knowledge to maintain their job, make a career change or job-shift, or advance in their work through professional development “training.” This includes, but is not limited to, courses, training, career coaching and conferences.
When applying for a grant, we recommend that you have a specific type of training in mind. If you are unsure what kind of training might help you achieve your work goals, we recommend that you Ask a Career Coach or consult a trusted mentor or peer.
In order to be eligible to receive a grant, you must:
- Be a cancer patient or survivor
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Be at least 18 years of age
- NOT be currently enrolled in school
Cancer and Careers micro-grants do NOT provide funding for:
- Undergraduate or graduate school tuition
- Business expenses
- Business investments
- Personal expenses (such as rent, food, transportation, etc.)
Please note that in 2017, the micro-grants awarded ranged in amount from $50 to $1,000.
The application for 2018 Professional Development Micro-Grants is currently closed.
If you submitted an application, you will be notified by Wednesday, January 31, 2018, regarding the decision on your application.
If you have any questions or concerns, visit our FAQ page or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.