Applications are now being accepted 

Please read all guidelines prior to submitting an application.

Thank you!

Please send in next months documents (current billing statements) on or before March 20, 2017.

See below to apply…

The financial assistance program is a program that has been put in place to assist those with pancreatic cancer to help cover basic cost of living expenses. Due to the overwhelming response we have received for this program we are only able to provide assistance for necessary living expenses, please see below for more information on what we provide assistance for. 

Guidelines for Financial Assistance


Due to several requests for financial assistance please do not call regarding your application. If we have questions we will contact you. All correspondence is done through email and regular mail.   You are more than welcome to email us regarding the status of your application at

**Any inaccurate information on your application may result in disqualification to receive financial assistance

Assistance Program Purpose and Mission

The Assistance Program is made available to provide direct financial support for patients who are currently in treatment for pancreatic cancer. Our hopes are to make the days less stressful by helping with expenses faced during this difficult time.


Applicant must reside in the United States to be considered for assistance.
Each applicant may apply once a month up to 3 months total. *The committee reserves the right to distribute assistance amounts based on funds available at the time of request.

Support Summary
- Assistance is made available to both men and women diagnosed with pancreatic cancer through the NPCF Patient Assistance Program.
- You must be currently undergoing pancreatic cancer treatments to apply.
- The program is available due to the generosity of our donors and the volunteers that help with our fundraising events.


The policy is to guide the organization and its committee in processing requests from pancreatic cancer applicants who have completed the application for assistance with NPCF and have provided the proper documentation.

  1.  The Assistance Program has the right to have “open and closed” periods. If there is a period where the program is closed, notification will be done on this page of the website. * The website will serve as the official notice for the Patient Assistance Program.
  2. Each applicant may apply once a month, up to 3 months total.. *The committee reserves the right to distribute assistance amounts based on funds available at the time.

Requirements for Assistance

  1. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  2. You must live in the United States
  3. The application must be completed in full, including submitting all required documents.
*Original signatures, No faxes or copies of doctor signatures will be accepted.
  4. Have an annual household income of less than 200% of the national poverty level (see below)
  5. Have no more than $5000 total liquid assets (cash, checking and/or savings, etc)

(200% of Federal poverty guidelines)
Household Size  Weekly  Monthly  Annually
1  $               452.69  $           1,961.67  $        23,540.00
2  $               612.69  $           2,655.00  $        31,860.00
3  $               772.69  $           3,348.33  $        40,180.00
4  $               932.69  $           4,041.67  $        48,500.00
5  $            1,092.69  $           4,735.00  $        56,820.00
For each additional person in household, add  $           8,320.00

Requirements to Apply

You MUST provide a copy of the following items

  1. Proof of US Citizenship. Copy of Birth Certificate or Passport.
  2. Copy of Drivers License or State Identification Card.
  3. Proof of income for all adults residing in household(social security letter, paystub, etc.)
  4. Bank statements from all adults residing in household (3 months)
  5. A Doctor letterhead signed by treating doctor advising you are currently in treatment for pancreatic cancer.
*Must be an original signature by the doctor, not a copy or fax copy.(must be mailed to P.O. Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502)
  6. Rental Agreement or lease (for those requesting assistance for rent)
  7. Provide copies of all bills you are requesting assistance with along with a letter of explanation regarding your current situation**

**The following is a list of bills that will be considered through our financial assistance program

  • Rent/mortgage(mortgage can not be in foreclosure or bankruptcy)
  • Phone (phone bills that include cable or internet will not be considered, a break down of the actual cost of the phone line is required)
  • Electric/Gas/Water bills
  • Bills can not be on an automatic payment system with the creditor

We do not offer reimbursement for any bills. Current statements with amount due must be submitted with application paperwork.

  • If you have been approved for assistance the following month you only need to provide us with new and current billing statements. You do not need to send in the entire application again.

 *Any misleading information provided in application will automatically terminate qualification for financial assistance*

When Will I Receive My Assistance

If you are approved for financial assistance, assistance will be sent to directly to the creditor 1 week from the date we have approved your application. Approvals are sent out once a month on the 25th of the month.

Important Facts

  • You must be a US Citizen. Please do not apply if you cannot prove that you are a US Citizen.
  • Your application will NOT be processed or considered without the above requirements.
  • On occasion testimonials may be required by applicant at the approval committee’s request.
  • Policies and application criteria are reviewed periodically and amended accordingly.
  • We can’t accept applications from other organizations. You must submit the NPCF application.
  • We cannot process applications completed in a foreign language.
  • NPCF does not provide financial assistance for insurance company’s bills, hospital bills, co-pays, or collection accounts, credit cards, cable bills, or cell phone bills unless the cell phone is the main phone.
  • We do provide assistance for rent/mortgage, utilities, travel expenses for treatment, groceries, and other necessary living costs.
  • Financial Assistance is based on funds available at time of request and all criteria for guidelines must be met.
  • We will contact you if we have questions about your application. Please do not call regarding your application. You are more than welcome to email us regarding the status of your application at


You will receive an email with further instructions immediately after submitting the application (if you don’t see it check your junk mail)

Click here to apply for financial assistance

*Anti-Discrimination Policy: You will not be discriminated against or denied assistance because of your race, religion, color, national origin, gender or political affiliation. All financial applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and final determination will be made based upon your eligibility, NPCF guidelines and the availability of funds.

Additional Financial Assistance Programs

Project Purple


Patient Financial Aid – providing individuals diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and their families with relief from medical and living expenses.

Ron Foley Pancreatic Cancer Foundation


Provide direct financial aid to those suffering from pancreatic cancer and their families. ONLY in New England, New York & New Jersey.

Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

5202 Paylor Lane, Sarasota FL 34240


*Assistance ONLY for those patients residing in Florida


Co-Pay Relief / Prescription Assistance/ Health Insurance Premiums and other programs – Cancer Patients

PPA – Partnership for Prescription assistance

888-477-2669 /

Description of support – offers access to more than 476 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies – includes assistance for the uninsured.

Patient Access Network Foundation

866-316-7263 /

Description of support – Assists patients who cannot access the treatments they need due to out of pocket health care costs including deductibles, co-payments and co-insurance.

Patient advocate Foundation’s Co-pay Relief program

866-512-3861 /

Description for support – provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products – including Medicare part D beneficiaries who financially and medically qualify.


800-813-4673 /

Description of support – Limited financial grants for transportation, homecare, childcare and pain medication.

CancerCare Co-payment Assistance Foundation

866-55-copay /

Description of support –Provides co-pay assistance for pharmaceutical products – must be US Citizen. Help for people with Health Insurance programs and can not afford co-pays.

Crafters for Chemo Copay Assistance

Financial Resource Guide for Cancer Patients and their Families

Financial Resource Guide

This comprehensive step-by-step reference guide is designed to simplify the complicated process of evaluating the array of financial options and solutions. Our hope is that you and your family will find it beneficial.