YTAC Dallas awards multiple grants to nonprofit or research agencies that serve the cancer community of North Texas. Grants are awarded in 4 different categories including breast cancer, pediatric cancer, general program support, and cancer research. To be eligible for an awarded grant, the recipient organization (or the specific project within the organization) must serve the cancer community in North Texas. In addition, the recipient should be considered a nonprofit organization that has been recognized by the IRS as being tax-exempt by virtue of its charitable programs. Exceptions can be made for research awarded grants.

YTAC Dallas will open the grant application process in the fourth quarter of the calendar year, typically in October. The grant application along with the application deadline and completion details will be posted on the website. After the deadline, the YTAC Dallas board will review the grant applications and select recipients to be a beneficiary for the following year. The organization then embarks on the year to raise funds that will go towards the recipients grant request. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter and follow our organization on social media to be notified when the application process has opened.

Questions regarding the grant application process can be directed to Justin Rains.

2019 YTAC Beneficiaries

Mommies In Need

Mommies In Need’s main purpose is to support parents experiencing a health crisis by providing childcare, community, and compassion. No parent should have to choose between taking care of their own health and having safe and loving care for their children.

For families that qualify, Mommies In Need provides full-time, in-home nannies at no cost, for up to six months. We also connect parents and children with resources to help cope with the unique challenges of these health situations and with other families facing similar difficulties. What was born out of one Mom’s personal experience and passion, has grown into a powerful source of hope in our community. In four short years, MIN has provided over 15,000 hours of free childcare. Join us as we continue to serve and grow.

Camp iHope

Camp iHope is a specialized week long summer camp for children ages 7-16 years of age who have been diagnosed with cancer and their sibling.

Camp iHope was established in 2011 with a grant that allowed us to provide this much needed therapeutic recreational service in the North Texas area. Camp is provided to families at no cost to them. With an annual operating budget of $100,000, this experience is provided to approximately 110 campers each summer. In conjunction with our week-long summer camp, a leadership program is offered to graduated campers.

Asian Breast Health Outreach Project

ABHOP reaches out to the under-served Asian population in the Dallas and surrounding counties, minimizing the barriers that keep Asian women from fully participating in early detection of breast cancer by bringing breast health awareness in Asian languages to Asian communities.

By providing free education that could be understood and mammogram services with Asian speaking staff to those in need, Asian Breast Health Outreach Project makes a difference in the lives of women in the Dallas and surrounding areas.

Mary Crowley Cancer Research

Mary Crowley Cancer Research is a nonprofit focused on providing innovative therapies to cancer patients through clinical trials by advancing potential treatments closer to FDA approval.

Their ultimate goal is to cure our patients’ cancer, our ongoing objective is to provide novel agents in innovative ways, thereby transforming cancer into a manageable condition for patients while maintaining their quality of life. We strive to apply these investigational and innovative therapies early in the course of a patient’s disease where its effect can be optimized and prevent disease recurrence.