Apply For Help

Cancer Patient

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


If you have any questions, please email or
call 941-677-7183. 
Please bear in mind, we regularly experience high call volume.
If you don’t get through, we will return your call as quickly as possible.

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.

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 (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

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

FCSF is unable to pay the following bills:

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

All approved grant recipients are eligible to utilize their entire $1,500 grant before the end of the calendar year. Grants are paid by check and mailed directly to the entity, landlord or company and NOT to the patient.