Programs We Fund
In 2012, more than 54,000 cancer survivors were impacted by CT Challenge programs.
88 cents of every dollar spent is directed toward program services and grants.
For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011, the Connecticut Challenge recognized $2,108,079 in revenues to support programs for cancer survivors. 88 cents of every dollar raised funded programs for cancer survivors.
The CT Challenge provides grant support for:
- The CT Challenge Center for Survivorship
- Survivorship clinics and programs and Survivor Day celebrations at community based hospitals and cancer centers across the state who are members of the CT Challenge Survivorship Network.
- College scholarships for cancer survivors through a grant to the Susan Fund
- The CT Challenge Survivorship Summit, an annual event for medical professionals that brings together experts in survivorship to improve care for cancer survivors
- The CT Challenge Speaker Series, educational, cultural and awareness raising events for cancer survivors
- Our innovative website. Educating, motivating and guiding cancer survivors to qualified survivorship resources
- Pilot research projects in cancer survivorship. One such grant to the Yale Cancer Center resulted in $2.5 million in addditional NIH funding to expand the study.
- A multi-year grant supporting the development and delivery of Survivorship curriculum at the St. Vincent's College of Nursing in Bridgeport, CT
- Mobile Mammography services in underserved areas
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