In collaboration with the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and with the support of Dra. Monica Salinas and The California Endowment, our center provides funding to selected proposals addressing health equity issues, through a Community Grants Program.
UMMA Community Clinic - Colorectal Cancer Screening Project
This project aims to increase colorectal cancer screening among patients of this South Los Angeles clinic by sending text reminders, distributing fecal immunochemical test (FIT) kits, and providing incentives to patients who complete a FIT. Funding will also support a Colorectal Cancer Awareness campaign.
Watts Health Care Corporation - FIT Follow Up
The goal of this project is to increase colorectal cancer screening rates among patients by increasing the percentage of fecal immunochemical test (FIT) kits returned as well as to increase the percentage of patients that complete a colonoscopy after having an abnormal FIT through patient navigation and incentives.
Antelope Valley Partners for Health - Antelope Valley HPV Awareness Project
This project will create a promotora-style program focused on human papillomavirus (HPV) education and navigation aimed to increase access to, and acceptance of, the HPV vaccine.
Hep-B Free Los Angeles - Liver Disease Hubs for Education, Testing, and Treatment
Funding will support creation of a new liver disease “hub" in the San Gabriel Valley to provide liver disease education and support to healthcare providers. This project will also support additional inter-agency collaborations to offer education and testing for hepatitis B and C to limited-English and under or un-insured communities in Service Planning Areas 3 and 4 of LA County.
South Asian Network - South Asian Lung Cancer Awareness Initiative
This project will develop lung cancer prevention and screening materials, including a video and infographic in several languages, and provide training to prepare patient navigators to share the materials in South Asian communities located in Artesia, Cerritos, and Little Bangladesh.
Venice Family Clinic - Building Capacity for Lung Cancer Screening: A Model for Safety Net Providers
This project will seek to increase timely lung cancer screening among patients of this West LA safety net clinic by improving data infrastructure, addressing gaps in provider education, and establishing consistent processes for patient outreach.
Vaping & E-cigarettes
Helpline & Youth Counseling - Let's Talk Vape
Funding will support a project to create social media content including videos, images, and educational materials aimed at preventing vaping and use of e-cigarette devices among youth and young adults in Service Planning Area 7 of LA County.
Cancer Kinship - Improving Cancer Disparities
Funding will enable this organization to provide navigation services and workshops aimed to improve the quality of life of cancer patients in Orange and Los Angeles Counties.
Celebrate Life Cancer Ministry - Ten Dollar Tasty Dishes for Cancer Survivors
Funding will support monthly cooking classes aimed to engage cancer survivors and support healthy eating with a focus on Service Planning Areas 6 and 8 of LA County.
WeSPARK Cancer Support Center - Provide Toolbox: Addressing Disparities in Post-Treatment Care
This project will host English and Spanish workshops aimed to address the physical, emotional and practical concerns of cancer survivors, with a goal of reaching survivors in underserved populations of Los Angeles.
Vietnamese American Cancer Foundation - Cancer Navigation and Survivorship Program
Funding will support education and navigation aimed at improving the outcomes of Vietnamese American cancer patients and survivors in Orange County by addressing socioeconomic and linguistic barriers.