The New York Cancer Foundation is a 5OI(c)(3) nonprofit organization which offers financial assistance to patients in the Greater Metro Area (within Manhattan, Nassau, Suffolk, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn) who are living with a cancer diagnosis. The Foundation strives to relieve qualified patients of financial stress. The following are examples of day-to-day living expenses with which we may assist:
Uber Health is a HIPAA-compliant technology solution that is designed to help patients get to and from healthcare appointments
Once You Receive Approval From The Foundation, A Member Of Our Team Will Contact You Directly To Help Set Up Rides. Rides Will Be Scheduled For Your Appointments To And From Your Oncologist. You Will Receive Notifications And Updates Regarding Your Rides Through Uber Health Over Text Or Landline As They Are Scheduled
An Applicant may qualify for consideration based on a combination of the following financial criteria:
In order to qualify, the patient and/or family member must:
2023 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia
PERSONS IN FAMILY - POVERTY GUIDELINE 400%
1 - $58, 320
2 - $78, 880
3 - $99, 440
4 - $120,000
5 - $140, 560
6 - $161,120
7 - $181,680
8 - $202,240
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,140 for each additional person.
The maximum amount of a grant per patient is up to $2,500 annually for debts while undergoing cancer care. All bills must be paid at the same time (no installments) and must be currently owed or in arrears. No payments can be made in advance. The Foundation reserves the right to suspend grant allocations based upon resources available.
The maximum amount of a grant per patient is $500 annually for transportation. The Foundation reserves the right to suspend grant allocations based upon resources available.
The New York Cancer Foundation does not pay patient medical bills, co-payments or credit card bills of any kind and does not provide direct patient cash grants. Upon approval, payment will be made directly to the creditor. No physician or staff member is eligible to receive any financial distributions from the New York Cancer Foundation. As funds are limited, the New York Cancer Foundation encourages all patients to create a plan for longer term support and assistance, and to contact additional community resources.
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Once the application is filled out, please email the application and all documents to email@example.com AND Ldiehl@nycancer.com. For any additional questions, please contact the Foundation at 833.588.6923.
We are open Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM.
Please allow up to 6 weeks for application review and payment processing.