In order to provide relief to essential health and human services organizations, the Foundation dedicated this cycle of funding to Nonprofit Sustainability and Recovery.
Details on Community Innovation Grants will be released in 2021. In the meantime, please join the Coalition U Community and learn about best practices in innovation.
Community innovation grants support pilot projects that pursue innovative approaches to health-focused challenges in the community. Projects must approach an existing community need in a new way.
Eligible organizations can receive funding only once per calendar year and must meet the following criteria:
What are Community Innovation Grants?
Community Innovation Grants support new ideas and approaches to improve community health. For a request to be considered, it must meet the following criteria:
How much funding will be awarded?
What constitutes a match grant?
Are general operating funds considered match grants?
When is the next workshop?
When does the application open?
Our organization missed the Community Innovation Workshop. Can I still apply?
My organization is already partnering with another organization. Would this be considered an eligible collaboration?
Where do I submit documentation for match grants and MOUs?
For questions or more information, please contact:
Evan Cantiello, Senior Foundation Program Specialist
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 215-241-2664
The Independence Blue Cross Foundation is proud to announce our ongoing collaboration with the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) through the Coalition U Community, a free web-based learning hub exclusively for eligible nonprofits to access resources for professional development, best practices in innovation, and building organizational capacity. The web-based community is open at no cost to all eligible nonprofits in the southeastern region of Pennsylvania.
The Coalition U Community offers two education modules on Board Development and Engagement and Innovation in the Nonprofit Sector. The portal also enhances information-sharing through online discussion boards that promote collaboration.
Independence Blue Cross Foundation is not accepting letters of interest at this time.