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Blue Fund: Stay Informed

Highmark BCBSWNY Opens 2022 Blue Fund Grant Cycle with Added Focus on Maternal Health Disparities

February 23, 2022

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York announced that its Blue Fund is expanding efforts to address maternal health disparities. 

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Awards $2.45 Million in Blue Fund Grants

September 14, 2021

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Blue Fund today announced $2.45 million in grants to support 12 major health-based projects across Western New York that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, health-care workforce development and healthy children.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Announces 2021 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

March 12, 2021

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Blue Fund has opened its 2021 grant cycle, and is now accepting applications online through April 16, 2021 for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of Blue Fund’s key health areas that support Western New York’s greatest needs.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Awards $575,000 in Blue Fund Grants

December 21, 2020

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Blue Fund today announced $575,000 in grants to support several major health-based projects across Western New York, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on non-profit organizations.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Opens 2020 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

March 2, 2020

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through March 27, 2020 for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular health, health-care workforce development and healthy children. 

Blue Fund Awards $2.5 million to 12 WNY Organizations

October 3, 2019

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 major health-based projects across Western New York that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development, healthy children, and the opioid epidemic. These grants follow a $2.7 million investment from the Blue Fund in 2018 that supported nine projects that are already benefitting the community. 

Blue Cross Blue Shield Opens 2019 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

January 7, 2019

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York’s Blue Fund is accepting letters of intent online through Feb. 4, 2019 for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of its key focus areas. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health-care workforce development, healthy children and the opioid epidemic.

Blue Fund Awards $2.7 Million to Nine WNY Organizations

November 7, 2018

As part of its inaugural Blue Fund grant cycle, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York today announced $2.7 million in grant funding to nine major health-based projects across Western New York. The not-for-profit, community-based health plan launched the Blue Fund in July 2018, to support organizations and initiatives that work collaboratively to address key health areas and demonstrate enhanced measurable outcomes for the community.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York Announces Blue Fund

July 18, 2018

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York today announced the creation of the Blue Fund, a new health-focused grants program. The Blue Fund will award major grants in Western New York, totaling approximately $1 million to $3 million annually, to organizations and initiatives that have a positive impact on key health areas. These include behavioral health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, health care workforce development, healthy children and the opioid epidemic.

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