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Financial Aid

Apply for Financial Aid

If you would like to apply for funding in 2019, please click the button below.

2019 YEAR-END CLOSE OUT  

 

November 29 is the FINAL DEADLINE for:

  • Submission of all required documents
  • Submission of bills for payment
  • Submission of new completed applications
  • For APPROVED applications, payments will be made in December 2019

 

After November 29, the system will close and patients will no longer be able to access their 2019 applications.

 

If you wish to apply for assistance in 2020, please check back here for the launch date in mid-late December.

All applications must be submitted electronically online.

If you do not have access to a computer, the Financial Counselors at your Oncologist’s office can assist you with applying electronically.

If you have any questions, please email foundation@flcancer.com or call 941-677-7183. Please bear in mind, we experience a high volume of incoming calls. If you do not get through, please leave a detailed message and we will return your call as quickly as possible.

To be eligible to receive financial assistance from the FCS Foundation, you must:

  • Be actively undergoing cancer treatment in Florida or within 90 days of your final treatment date.
  • Be a current Florida resident.
  • Have an annual household income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines – see table below. (Will be required to provide bank statements and proof of income.)
  • Have less than $5,000 in total household liquid assets.
  • Complete and submit an online application for assistance and all required support documentation.
Federal Poverty Guidelines
# of People in the Home Monthly Income Annual Income
1 $2,081 $24,980
2 $2,818 $33,820
3 $3,555 $42,660
4 $4,292 $51,500
5 $5,178 $62,140
6 $5,765 $69,180
7 $6,502 $78,020
8 $7,238 $86,860
9 $7,975 $95,700

The types of bills that can be paid include:

  • Rent or mortgage payments
  • Homeowners insurance
  • Utilities – electricity and water and sewer
  • One phone bill – either landline or cell
  • Car payments or insurance for one car

If you share bills with an individual who is not a part of your household, FCSF may pay your share.

FCSF is unable to pay the following bills:

  • Medical expenses (including prescriptions)
  • Credit cards
  • Tax bills
  • Entertainment (TV, Internet, etc.)
  • Health insurance
  • Personal or student loans

All grants are paid by check and mailed directly to the entity, landlord or company and NOT to the patient.

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2019 YEAR-END CLOSE OUT

November 29 is the FINAL DEADLINE for:

  • Submission of all required documents
  • Submission of bills for payment
  • Submission of new completed applications
  • For APPROVED applications, payments will be made in December 2019

After November 29, the system will close and patients will no longer be able to access their 2019 applications.

If you wish to apply for assistance in 2020, please check back here for the launch date in mid-late December.