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Grants to South Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and
Educational and Research Institutions for Health Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation

Deadline Date:

08/12/20

Description:

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Grants to South Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and educational and research institutions for health projects throughout the state. Applicants must contact the Foundation prior to submitting a Letter of Intent. Funding is intended to support initiatives in the areas of access to care, health workforce development, quality improvement projects, healthy lifestyle and well-being, research, and special projects.

The South Carolina Foundation seeks to fund programs and initiatives that are closely aligned with the Five Areas of Focus. Funded Areas:
  1. Access to Care
    • Support safety net providers to provide primary physical and mental health care.
    • Implement evidence-based or innovative models to increase accessibility of health care services.
  2. Building a Stronger Workforce for Health
    • Support projects to increase the number of health care professionals.
    • Support health care career development through evidence-based or innovative approaches to advance skills.
  3. Improving the Quality and Value of Health and Health Care
    • Quality improvement projects that yield cost and resource efficiencies through innovative approaches and solutions
  4. Investing in the Health and Well-being of SC Children and Families
    • Support projects that foster environments and settings that encourage healthy eating and active lifestyles.
    • Support projects that focus on the integration of mental health and adverse childhood experiences.
    • Support projects that focus on population health improvement through intentional collaboration across multiple sectors to connect the non-health factors that influence health.
  5. Research/Special Projects
    • Support projects to inform, influence and support the Areas of Focus and/or Mission. These projects may fall outside of an established area of focus yet would generate value-added information relevant to the health needs of the economically vulnerable population in South Carolina.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171435

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is no maximum dollar amount for grant requests, but the proposed budget must justify the requested amount.

Term of Contract:

Grant terms are at the discretion of the grantee. The estimated start date is early January.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for grant funding, the applicant must be:
- A nonprofit organization that have a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status as determined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- A government agency
- Educational/research institutions that are tax-exempt

The Foundation will not issue grants to:
- Doctor, dentist or pharmacist salaries
- Capital campaigns including brick and mortar establishments
- One-time or annual events including sports tournament, camps or event incentives
- Fundraising events including the purchase of tickets or tables, membership drives, raffles or auctions
- Individuals
- Political campaigns or activities that influence legislation
- Advertising
- Religious activities
- Other grant-making foundations

Indirect costs are not allowable.

Pre-Application Information:

The Letter of Intent for the Fall 2020 Grant Cycle is now open and due by 5PM on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Letters of Intent will be reviewed within approximately two weeks from the deadline date.

Applicants are requested to contact staff prior to submitting the Letter of Intent to discuss the proposed project.

For organizations interested in receiving health-priority grant funding from the Foundation, the first step is to submit the Letter of Intent form. Only one Letter of Intent will be accepted per nonprofit organization during each grant cycle.

If the organization is a good match, it will be invited to submit a full application.

The Foundation Board reviews the applications approximately eight weeks after the application due date.

Application Process:
https://www.bcbsscfoundation.org/health-priority-grants/apply

FAQs:
https://www.bcbsscfoundation.org/health-priority-grants/faqs

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit the Letter of Intent online:
https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1593?SA=SNA&FID=35117

Discuss the proposed project with:

Bree Bess
Research Analyst/Grants Manager
803-264-2012
bree.bess@bcbssc.com

Hannah Miner
Research Analyst/Grants Manager
803-264-5505
hannah.miner@bcbssc.com

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