In support of our mission to improve the health and well-being of everyone in North Carolina, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation supports opportunities that advance work in Healthy Food, Early Childhood, Oral Health, and Healthy Communities. Below is a list of current opportunities.
OPEN FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
- Supporting Promising Models to Address Suspensions, Expulsions, and Exclusions in Early Care and Education
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, in collaboration with North Carolina A&T State University, is looking to support promising, innovative, and strengths-based models aimed at addressing the inequities in early care and education suspension, expulsion, and exclusionary practices in North Carolina, particularly among young Black children. Learn more.
- Expanding No-Cost Healthy School Meals For All in North Carolina
The goal of this funding opportunity is to identify and support state-level policy and systems change solutions to address barriers and leverage opportunities to move toward increasing access to no-cost healthy school meals for all youth, specifically approaches that move beyond programming and direct service to fundamentally change the systems that create the world in which we live and, in this case, learn. Learn more.
REQUESTS FOR SERVICES
- Healthy Food Prescription Community of Practice Lead
The Blue Cross NC Foundation is seeking a community of practice lead to provide facilitation, convening, technical assistance, and strategic communications support for a cohort of grantees that are part of our Building Capacity for Food is Medicine – Healthy Food Prescription Programs funding opportunity. Each program is receiving grant funding to strengthen their program model while partnering with health care and moving toward more equitable and sustainable operations. Learn more.