How can the Sanborn Foundation help me?

The Sanborn Foundation helps Arlington Massachusetts residents pay for expenses related to their cancer care and treatment. Since its inception, the Foundation has granted over $5,000,000 and helped hundreds of your friends and neighbors.

Do I qualify?

If you are an Arlington Massachusetts resident and have a letter from your medical provider verifying a cancer diagnosis, you are eligible to apply for a grant.

If you have additional questions, please review our frequently asked questions page or contact us for more information.

Recipient Stories

Portrait of Amy Yelin

Soon after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Amy Yelin learned about Sanborn from another Thompson School mom. Sanborn's support has included all of Amy's out-of-pocket expenses and co-pays, wigs and supplies related to lymphedema.

Read more about Amy and our other recipients' stories

How do I apply?

The Sanborn Foundation uses an easy, online program to process applications and maintain individual recipient accounts.

If you need assistance, please contact our Outreach Coordinator, Sheelah Ward at 781-859-6079. Or, if you’re ready to apply now, click the button below: