How to apply for a Community Health Matching grant
Who is this for?
If you are an organization interested in a Community Health Matching grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, this information explains how to apply.
Has your nonprofit organization has come up with a solution to a health challenge in your community? The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation may be able to help take it from idea to reality.
You can apply for a $25,000 grant through the Community Health Matching Program that could turn your project into reality. Here’s what you need to know.
Make sure your organization is eligible
The foundation only gives grants to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations based in Michigan, and your organization must be able to provide matching funds.
The Community Health Matching Program provides funds for projects that do at least one of the following:
- Increase access to health care
- Address critical public health issues
- Improve the quality of care
- Enhance efficiency of health care processes
For more information, read the Community Health Matching Program brochure (PDF).
Apply for a grant
If you think your organization’s project is a good candidate, download, print and mail the Community Health Matching Program Application (PDF).
Complete instructions, including a list of documents you’ll need to send, are listed on page 6 of the Community Health Matching Program brochure.
The foundation reviews grant proposals in March, July and November. Be sure to submit your application at least five months in advance.