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Louisiana Health and Education Disparities Collective Impact Grants

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Dec 1, 2021

Health and Education Disparities Collective Impact Grants provide funding to coalitions working to close the gaps in health and education for Louisiana's children by addressing structural inequities and access.

Projects must include:

  1. Comprehensive analysis and a logic model
  2. Multiple collaborators
  3. Participatory design and community representation and inclusion

Potential projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Prenatal and early childhood health supports
  • Parental and community supports related to childhood development, parenting, and children's health
  • High quality early childhood care and education programs, both increasing access to and improving on existing programs
  • Creating, updating and sustaining safe and healthy neighborhoods, facilities, and programs
  • Mentoring and other similar programs that help individuals and families navigate complex health, education, and childhood development issues
  • Support the development of organizations, programs, and efforts that address socioeconomic issues impacting children and their families, along with race-based disparities in access to care

Louisiana-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in good standing with the Louisiana Secretary of State are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Award floor: $250,000
Project period: 3 years

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit an initial letter of intent through the online grant portal. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a formal application.

Tagged as
Access · Child care · Child welfare · Children and youth · Community engagement and volunteerism · Families · Health disparities · Human services · Maternal health and prenatal care · Networking and collaboration · Schools · Sustainability of programs · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Louisiana

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.