The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation announced the launch of the Connect for Health Challenge, a new grantmaking initiative that will award up to $500,000 to support efforts that strengthen social connections in low-income communities across Minnesota.
The foundation aims to make a healthy difference in people's lives by improving the community conditions that have an impact on the health of children and families.
Federal Programs Related to - Health Care, General/Other
Programs which help people achieve and maintain physical well-being through prevention, screening, evaluation and treatment and the provision of family planning, maternity and other services that relate to human reproduction.
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
UK based human development think-tank and social enterprise, Smarter World, introduces FAIR BUSINESS, an independent international certification and brand for socially and environmentally geared organizations.
Connect for Health Challenge from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation