The Nicholas E. Colleluori Financial Aid Fund supports patients who have been diagnosed with blood cancer such as Lymphoma, Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and are undergoing active treatment.  Funding to be used to offset living expenses, travel-related expenses and/or medical expenses.  

Each patient who qualifies must apply below, meet household income guidelines and provide diagnosis documentation in order to finalize the application. Income must be equal to or less than 200% of the federal poverty limits for the current year as indicated in the chart below.  

Once approved, the financial fund provides one-time assistance up to $1,000 (subject to availability of funds) to eligible patients. Applications are reviewed once a month and distributed based on available funds. If selected, notification will be sent out at the beginning of the following month.

Applicants are strongly discouraged from contacting the HEADstrong Foundation.

Household Size           200%
          1                        $29,160
           2                        $39,440
           3                        $49,720
           4                        $60,000
           5                        $70,280

If you have been diagnosed with blood cancer and qualify based on the above chart, please check below for available resources. Applications that do not meet the qualifications will not be considered.

All grant decisions are subject to the sole and absolute discretion of the HEADstrong Foundation, its officers and directors. The grant program may be altered, suspended or discontinued at any time.  These guidelines may be amended or modified at any time.