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Lance Armstrong Foundation Awards $1.5 Million in Grants
Date:12/6/2007

vivors and train nursing students across Texas on survivorship issues. Through this grant cycle, LAF is pleased to fund the first ever community program grant in Oklahoma and three new projects in Iowa.

The Foundation awards grants to community, non-profit organizations that serve the needs of people living with cancer as identified by the National Action Plan for Cancer Survivorship: Advancing Public Health Strategies and offers grant recipients regular training, technical assistance and opportunities to discuss common challenges and exchange best practices.

Since its inception, the LAF has invested more than $20.3 million in research grants and more than $6.1 million in grants to community-based non-profit organizations.

For more information about the LAF's grant funding and the 2008 Request for Proposals, visit http://www.livestrong.org.

About the Lance Armstrong Foundation

The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) inspires and empowers people affected by cancer. We help people with cancer focus on living; we believe that unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. From the moment of diagnosis, the LAF provides the practical information and tools people with cancer need to live life on their own terms. The LAF serves its mission through advocacy, public health and research. Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, the LAF is located in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit livestrong.org.


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