THE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ARIZONA FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY & HEALTH ADVANCEMENT OPENS DISCRETIONARY GRANT OPPORTUNITY

THE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ARIZONA FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY & HEALTH ADVANCEMENT OPENS DISCRETIONARY GRANT OPPORTUNITY

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THE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ARIZONA FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY & HEALTH ADVANCEMENT OPENS DISCRETIONARY GRANT OPPORTUNITY


What: The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) Foundation for Community & Health Advancement will open discretionary grant applications starting May 2.


Discretionary grant opportunities are available to Arizona-based organizations that seek funding for programs or applied research related to the Foundation’s health focus areas: mental health, substance use disorder, chronic health conditions, and/or health equity.


Funding priority is given to proposals that expand publicly available resources, are scalable (or have the potential to increase systems-level capacity) and have a measurable impact.


Priority is given to proposals that request up to $25,000.


Through its grant opportunities, the BCBSAZ Foundation for Community & Health Advancement can support applied research that informs real-world solutions, expands boots-on-the-ground efforts through partnership with trusted local organizations, and invests in programs that improve well-being and address health disparities.


When: Letter of interest applications open May 2, 2022 and close May 20, 2022


The grant term is one year, with a funding date of Aug. 31, 2022.



Where: To learn more or submit a letter of interest, visit: www.azbluefoundation.org/grants/overview



Who: The Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement invests in the health of Arizona by tackling mental health, substance use disorder, chronic health conditions, and health equity. A 501(c)(3) private, non-operating foundation, the Foundation works in service of the public good through grant funding for programs and applied research that align with its focus areas. The Foundation is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.  For more information, visit: www.azbluefoundation.org


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