Grant Information

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Find everything you need to know about the Foundation's grant programs and how they can support your mission.

Grant Opportunities

The Independence Blue Cross Foundation is now accepting letters of intent for Health Equity Learning Collaborative Demonstration grants through the Institute for Health Equity. This funding program is designed to support community-based projects that improve health outcomes for vulnerable or historically underserved patient cohorts by working in partnership with health educators — engaging clinicians and students directly through training or community field placement and addressing gaps in curriculum, professional accreditation, and licensure.

General Eligibility Requirements

To keep the Foundation's impact intentional and focused, organizations who wish to apply for funding must meet the following criteria:

  • Be classified as a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code ("Code") AND a public charity under Section 509(a)(1) or (2) of the Code or as a Type I or II supporting organization under Section 509(a)(3) of the Code. Organizations classified as private foundations under the Code or Type III non functionally integrated supporting organizations under Section 509(a)(3) are not eligible for grants from the Foundation
  • Be located in and/or serve the five counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties
  • Have a mission that aligns with the goals and funding priorities of the Foundation
  • Be able to identify specific, measurable, short and long-term goals for the project

The Foundation does NOT fund the following:

  • Grants to individuals
  • Endowments
  • Award dinners
  • Fund-raising events
  • Capital construction
  • Conferences, seminars, trips, or camps
  • Political causes, candidates, organizations, or capital campaigns
  • Sports teams
  • Religious groups for religious purposes
  • Organizations that do not align with the mission and goals of the Foundation
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Find out more about the types of initiatives the Foundation funds, how to apply, and how grant applications are evaluated.

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Past Programs

Learn about some of the programs the Foundation has implemented since 2011 and how the organization is continuing to evolve.

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Current Grantees

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