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Illinois Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2019
Application: Apr 12, 2019
Contact

Kathleen Cangemi
kathleen_cangemi@bcbsil.com

Purpose

The Healthy Kids, Healthy Families initiative will invest in and partner with nonprofit organizations that offer sustainable, measurable programs to reach children and their families in the following areas:

  • Nutrition education
  • Physical activity
  • Disease prevention and management
  • Supporting safe environments
Eligibility

In addition to aligning with one or more of the four areas of focus, the following criteria are required for review of all grant proposals:

  • The organization must have a 501(c)(3) tax status for at least one year prior to application
  • Services provided in Illinois
  • Operates under a non-discrimination policy
  • Governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors that are not compensated for their service
Geographic coverage
Illinois
Amount of funding

Amounts will range between $20,000 and $100,000.

Application process

Submit an online letter of intent by February 8, 2019. Selected organizations will be invited to submit a full application, with a deadline of April 12, 2019.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Chronic disease management · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Illinois



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