Individuals must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible for a financial assistance grant from the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation.
Northwest Resident - the patient must reside full-time in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Montana, or Idaho.
Sarcoma Diagnosis - the patient must have received a diagnosis of any form of sarcoma cancer by a qualified medical professional.
Active Treatment - the patient must be in active treatment or attended a diagnosis related appointment within the last 8 weeks.
Financial Situation - the patient’s annual household income may not exceed 400% of the calculated Federal Poverty level.
Annual Maximum - the patient’s yearly grant total may not exceed $1,000 for children (0 to 17 years old), or $500 for adults (age 18 and up). Repeat grant requests may must be made at least 12 months following the previous grant.
Lifetime Maximum - the patient’s total lifetime grants may not exceed $1,500 for adults, or $3,000 for children.
Ages 0 to 17: Jenna Westerholm Pediatric Help$ Program, up to $1,000 per grant.
Ages 18+: Foundation Help$ Program, up to $500 per grant.