Community Impact

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation grants are empowering Michigan residents to make a difference in health care. Read their success stories to see how they've made their mark.

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Recent stories

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Foundation awards over $270K to reduce disparities and improve maternal health outcomes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the BCBSM Foundation recently awarded over $270,000 in grants to seven organizations through the Advancing Maternal Health Equity grant program. Funds support Michigan community-based organizations implementing sustainable initiatives that advance health equity and reduce a birthing person’s risk of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.

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Funding Black-led organizations to improve access to mental health care

Black communities in Detroit are facing increasing rates of anxiety and depression, yet have disproportionately fewer ways to access behavioral health care and services due to racial and ethnic disparities driven by social determinants of health. A group of eight philanthropic partners in the city are seeking to make a community impact by targeting funding to Black-led, community-based organizations through an innovative pilot program.

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Grant funding to improve health and well-being for Washtenaw County older adults

Four Washtenaw County-based organizations have been awarded grant funding designed to support the health and well-being of older adults by enhancing facilities, accessibility and services within their local communities, including intergenerational programming. A collective $670,000 was awarded throughout a three-year program named Creating Community Connections and Spaces. Funding partners include Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation.

More news

Read more about how our funding is improving health care across Michigan communities.

Foundation reports

We like sharing success stories. The financial health of the Foundation, our grant recipients, and the Michigan communities they serve, is the backbone of these stories.

2024 Grant Highlights (PDF)
Take a look at our previous year in giving with data organized by region, county and recipient organization.
2023 Annual Report (PDF)
See what we're doing to improve costs, access and quality of health care for all Michigan residents.
2023 Financial Statement (PDF)
See our balance sheets, statements of activities and changes in net assets, and cash flows.


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