Financial Services

Angel Foundation assists adults in active cancer treatment who live (or receive treatment) in the seven-county Twin Cities, Minnesota metro area. Financial Cancer Care also serves Essentia Health clinics based in Minnesota, please scroll down for more information.

Emergency Financial Assistance

We provide emergency financial assistance for non-medical expenses, so you can focus on your treatment, self-care and healing.

Who is eligible to receive financial assistance from Angel Foundation?

  • Must be over 18 years of age.
  • Must have a cancer diagnosis.
  • Must be in active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, bone marrow transplant, hospice, palliative care or surgery with a recovery time in excess of four weeks.)
  • Must be living in or treated in the seven-county metro area of Minnesota (Ramsey, Dakota, Washington, Anoka, Hennepin, Carver or Scott Counties).
  • Must meet the financial guidelines set by Angel Foundation.
  • Patient may only receive a general financial assistance grant once in their lifetime.

Apply Online

Download Financial Assistance Application

DESCARGAR SOLICITUD DE AYUDA FINANCIERA EN ESPAÑOL

Download Medical Information Form

DESCARGAR FORMULARIO DE INFORMACIÓN MÉDICA

What CAN I pay using the financial assistance I receive?

  • Rent or mortgage payment
  • Home phone or cell phone bill
  • Gas, electric, or water bill
  • Garbage bill
  • Cub Foods gift cards
  • Gasoline purchases using Holiday Stations fuel cards

What CANNOT be paid for using the financial assistance a patient receives?

  • Medical, dental or prescription expenses
  • Childcare fees
  • Credit card payments
  • Cable or internet bills
  • Car payments, repairs or car insurance
  • Insurance fees

Applicants will be notified of their grant status within 7-10 business days of Angel Foundation receiving the application.

If you have any questions about our program or would like a paper application mailed to you, please contact our office or (612) 627-9000.

If you have school-aged children or grandchildren, we have additional resources through our Adult & Family Programs.

Financial Cancer Care

Angel Foundation’s Financial Cancer Care program connects cancer patients in Minnesota with a social service professional and a Pro Bono Certified Financial Planner™ through one-on-one meetings. The goal of the Financial Cancer Care program is to provide financial education, decrease anxiety about managing finances, and provide peace of mind as individuals and families impacted by cancer are navigating the overwhelming effects of cancer-related financial toxicity.

Who is eligible for Angel Foundation’s Financial Cancer Care program?

  • Must be over 18 years of age and financially independent.
  • Must have a cancer diagnosis.
  • Must have received active treatment within the last 12 months. (chemotherapy, radiation, bone marrow transplant, hospice, palliative care, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, or surgery with a recovery time in excess of four weeks.)
  • Must be living in or treated in the seven-county metro area of Minnesota (Ramsey, Dakota, Washington, Anoka, Hennepin, Carver or Scott Counties) OR be treated at an Essentia Health clinic in Minnesota (Deer River, Duluth, Fosston, Hibbing, Moose Lake, Park Rapids, Sandstone, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, or St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes).
  • Must not be currently working with a financial planner.

Apply Online

If you have any questions about our program or would like a paper application mailed to you, please contact our office or (612) 627-9000.

To read about our patients experience in our program please see the following articles:

Serenity’s Story by the Foundation for Financial Planning

Finding hope in the financial whirlwind of cancer by BlueCross BlueShield

Half of all Minnesotans will receive a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, and 74% of those will struggle financially due to that diagnosis. That struggle, known as cancer-related financial toxicity, can cause skipped doctor appointments, rationing of medication, as well as increased stress and depression.

Angel Foundation, in partnership with Ameriprise Financial, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, AbbVie, and with support from the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota and the Foundation for Financial Planning, has launched a pilot program to help combat this growing problem.

Watch this video or read this Star Tribune front page story to learn more.