avon safetynet program


Avon Breast Cancer Safety Net Program

The Avon Foundation for Women "Safety-Net" program supports public, community and safety-net hospitals and health care systems across the nation that provide breast care to low-income, at-risk, uninsured and underinsured individuals. Safety-Net grantees work to improve access to quality breast diagnostics, access to treatment for the medically underserved.

CAI has had a long partnership with the Avon Foundation for Women. In 2006, the Avon Foundation asked CAI to design and manage their data reporting system for the Avon Safety-Net grantees. CAI summaries the grantees' reports and provides ongoing reports to the Avon Foundation. Also, the Avon Foundation and CAI have been promoting networking and collaboration among Avon Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) grantees and the Safety-Net grantees by geographic area in order to build program capacity and to ensure that more women are receiving mammography screenings. Safety-Net grantees to attend CAI's monthly BHOP webinars that are designed to offer grantees actionable research and breast cancer information to support program development.

The 2016 Avon BHOP RFA is Now Available Online!

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Request for Application (RFA) for organizations seeking grant funding from the Avon Breast Health Outreach Program (Avon BHOP).

 Submission Deadline:  August 21, 2015
To access the RFA and the GIFTS grant application system, please click here on the Avon BHOP's Grant Application webpage. For information on how to submit your application, please review the tutorial posted below the RFA also located on the website.

If you have any questions, please contact the Avon BHOP Coordinating Center at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .