ELIGIBILITY

Individuals must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible for a financial assistance grant from the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation.

  1. Northwest Resident - the patient must reside full-time in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana, or Idaho and those who are being treated at a designated Sarcoma Center in Oregon or Washington.

  2. Sarcoma Diagnosis - the patient must have received a diagnosis of any form of Sarcoma cancer by a qualified medical professional.

  3. Active Treatment - the patient must be in active treatment or attended a diagnosis related appointment within the last 8 weeks.

  4. Financial Situation - the patient’s annual household income may not exceed 400% of the calculated Federal Poverty level.

  5. Annual Maximum - the patient’s yearly grant total may not exceed $500 for adults and $1,000 for pediatric. Repeat grant requests must be made at least 12 months following the previous grant.

  6. Lifetime Maximum - foundation grants may not exceed $1,500 and pediatric grants may not exceed $3,000. This is roughly 3 grants in a lifetime, however, due to some grant reductions in 2020 - 2021, this may mean additional reduced grant amounts are available. Please inquire.

 

Grant size:

  • Ages 0 to 21 and being treated at pediatric facility: Jenna Westerholm Pediatric Help$ Program, $1,000 per grant.

  • Ages 18+: Foundation Help$ Program, $500 per grant.

 

Updated on 03-01-2022