The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) is committed to supporting organizations that provide charitable care to women seeking breast reconstruction surgery who are in financial need. Through The PSF’s Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund, The PSF awards a limited number of Charitable Care Grants to U.S. based, tax-exempt public 501(c)(3) charities that have demonstrated a commitment to providing breast reconstruction surgery charity care. Involvement by an active ASPS member(s) is strongly encouraged.
Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Charitable Care Grant applications for the 2019 grant cycle will be accepted through Thursday, April 4, 2019. All applications must be submitted by Thursday April 4, 2019. Announcements of grant awards will be made in July of 2019.
Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Charitable Care Grants, up to $15,000, are awarded to U.S. based tax-exempt public 501(c)(3) charities that have a demonstrated a track record of providing effective breast reconstruction surgery charity care. Grant funds must be used only for surgical care expenses for women having breast reconstruction surgery, particularly for uninsured and underinsured women in underserved communities. Funds from this grant cannot be used for Plastic Surgeon physician surgical fees or cancer care.
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Upon approval of grant funding, funds will be dispersed according to the agreed upon Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund Charitable Care Grant Agreement.
Grants will be awarded for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020 and must be used to support surgeries or care that occurs within this timeframe.