Our Community Impact

Komen Central Tennessee is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in the Greater Nashville, Upper Cumberland, Chattanooga, and North Georgia Regions. Since 2000, Komen Central Tennessee has funded more than 397 grants totaling over $10.1 million to local community partners.

Between April 2018 – March 2019, through our Community Grants Program, we were able to provide the following in our 41-county service area:

  • 7 MRI’s
  • 12 Biopsies
  • 88 Ultrasounds
  • 92 Financial and Transportation Services
  • 100 Health Navigation
  • 156 Survivorship Support Services
  • 185 Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • 344 Mammogram Referrals
  • 895 Clinical Breast Exams
  • 2,064 Screening Mammograms
  • 9,895 Women and Men will receive Education

To see our projected numbers for FY ’20, please click here.

Up to 75% of net proceeds remain in the 41-county affiliate service area to support breast cancer treatments, screening, education, and support services. The remaining 25% goes toward lifesaving research in all areas of breast cancer, from basic biology to prevention to treatment and to survivorship.