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Texas 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.

Sponsors
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Health Care Services Corporation
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 15, 2020
Application: Oct 18, 2020
Contact

Francisco Martinez
francisco_martinez@bcbstx.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
  • Smoking cessation and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • The early stages of chronic kidney disease

For the 2021 funding cycle, proposed projects should also address public health needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as social factors that contribute to health inequalities, which include:

  • Housing
  • Healthy food and exercise
  • Education and jobs
  • Mental health
Eligibility

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

  • The lead organization must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
  • Lead organizations must operate a current annual budget of $2,000,000 or more and have qualified staff to manage the project
  • Lead organizations must collaborate with a health partner, which may be a hospital, clinic, or Federally Qualified Health Center
Geographic coverage
Texas
Amount of funding

Amounts vary based on the needs of each applicant.

Application process

Links to the application instructions and the online letter of intent are available on the program website.

Submit a letter of intent through the online portal between September 1 through September 15, 2020. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of October 18, 2020.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Chronic disease management · Chronic respiratory conditions · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Housing and homelessness · Mental health · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Social determinants of health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Texas



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