The GRACE Cancer Foundation was established in Grand Island, Nebraska to help local cancer patients and their families. 

GRACE Grant Program

Grants may be given to assist cancer patients with expenses related to cancer treatment, as long as the cancer patient lives within a 40 mile radius of Grand Island, Nebraska or is currently receiving treatment at Saint Francis Cancer Treatment Center in Grand Island, Nebraska or Mary Lanning Healthcare - Morrison Cancer Center in Hastings, Nebraska. Requests are accepted only from those applicants who have not received assistance within the prior 12 months. Grant funds are paid ONLY directly to a third party, such as a landlord, mortgage or utility company, medical provider, or pharmacy.

Grant Eligibility Requirements for Individuals/Families:

  • A cancer diagnosis to the principal working member of the family that prevents such member from providing economic support.

  • A cancer diagnosis to members of the family that cause the principal working member to take time off that results in a reduction to the family’s income.

  • A cancer diagnosis that has left the family in a situation of economic hardship due to expenses that are not covered by insurance.

  • The cancer patient lives within a 40 mile radius of Grand Island, Nebraska or is currently receiving treatment at Saint Francis Cancer Treatment Center in Grand Island, Nebraska or Mary Lanning Healthcare - Morrison Cancer Center in Hastings, Nebraska.

Selection Process

Saint Francis Medical Cancer Treatment Center in Grand Island, Nebraska or Mary Lanning Healthcare - Morrison Cancer Center in Hastings, Nebraska, will be contacted to verify the treatment of noted cancer patient.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE READ THE ABOVE PRIOR TO COMPLETING AN APPLICATION TO ENSURE THAT ELIGIBILITY IS MET.

Please download the the authorization for release of medical information, sign, and submit with the request for financial assistance.