MCF member Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation just announced the Connect for Health Challenge. They will award twenty grants of up to $20,000, and one larger grant of up to $100,000 will be determined by Minnesotans in an online public vote.
Strong relationships with friends and neighbors mean people are more likely to be involved in their communities, perform better in school and live happier and healthier lives. That’s why Connect for Health will make grants to eligible nonprofits, schools and local units of government that help strengthen connections among neighbors and communities.
Through this challenge, the Blue Cross Foundation hopes to expand the base of organizations it engages with for grant opportunities, with an emphasis on reaching low-income populations and organizations in Greater Minnesota. It opens on April 17, with the last day to enter May 15. Learn more and sign up for email updates at the Connect for Health webpage.