501(c)(3) Charitable Organizations

Project Pink’d is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting the mind, body and spirit of those diagnosed with breast cancer, ultimately focusing on improving their quality of life.  We seek to provide support for a variety of programs and partnerships both large and small, that focus on improving the quality of life for breast cancer survivors in the communities of Nebraska & Iowa.  

In an effort to extend our mission and broaden our services, Project Pink'd partners with other 501(c)(3) organizations by providing funding where there are survivorship gaps in our community.  Our applicaton process occurs September - November annually.  Grant requests should not exceed $20,000.00. 





Applicants must be tax exempt as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and provide service in the states of Nebraska and Iowa. In addition, priority funding will be given to proposals that:

  1. Align with one of the three Project Pink’d programs
    * Pink’d Helping Hand
    * Pink’d Beauty
    * Pink’d Renewal
  2. Build upon and maximizes other community resources
  3. Provides matching funds to support the project
  4. Offer a clear plan for financial sustainability


Project Pink’d does not make grants in support of political campaigns, for political campaigns or lobbying efforts or for businesses established for personal gain or profit; to support annual fund drives, capital campaigns, administrative or overhead expenses, to fund an agency’s deficit or endowment, to repay loans, to pay for expenses incurred in the past, or for the direct support of religious activities. Secular activities offered to the community that are provided by religious organizations regardless of congregational membership or statements of belief may be eligible for grant funds.

Application Process

All proposals must include the following:

  1. Application Cover Sheet
  2. Program Narrative, including how your program aligns with Project Pink’d programs
  3. Budget Form
  4. List of Board Members including position on the board and employer
  5. Most recent filed 990 for financial audit

Please send your proposal to the following email address: grants@projectpinkd.org .

Application Guidelines

Date Milestone
September 1, 2016 Request for Proposal (RFP) is open and available via downloading application below.
September 30, 2016 Applications are due to grants@projectpinkd.org or via mail to Project Pink’d Inc, 4089 S. 84th Street, #108, Omaha, NE 68127
October 2016 Project Pink’d Grant committee review of proposals and recommendations to the Project Pink’d Board of Directors
November 16, 2016 Notification of Awards

If you have any questions on eligible programs or the application procedure, please contact:

Ann Zimmer Colony, VP Programs Grant Committee,  anncolony@projectpinkd.org

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