The Amerigroup Foundation, with $54 million in active grants nationally, is inviting nonprofit organizations in Tennessee to submit funding proposals to address the state's top health challenges. The special two-week grant application window opens today.
The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Amerigroup Community Care, is seeking proposals from qualified nonprofit organizations with proven, programmatic initiatives to apply for funding to improve health equity and address one or more of the following barriers to health in Tennessee communities:
- Neighborhood & physical environmental factors such as housing, crime and violence, access to healthy food, and healthy recreation.
- Healthy behaviorssuch as tobacco cessation, healthy diet and exercise, and access to mental and behavioral health services.
- Socioeconomic factorsthat impact health such as education, employment and food insecurity.
Programs seeking funding at all financial levels are invited to submit proposals. Nonprofit organizations can click here to complete an eligibility quiz and access the application. Proposals received through March 20 will be given priority review with decisions made no later than July 1. Applications received after March 20 may be considered during the Foundation's fall 2020 grant cycle.
To learn more about Amerigroup Community Care and the Amerigroup Foundation's community commitment, visit www.anthemcorporateresponsibility.com.