Current Opportunities

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.

Available GRANTS


  • 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.
  • Promoting Community Priorities for Recovery Funds
    The goal of this funding opportunity is to support regional and state-level intermediaries to work with community stakeholders to support community-identified ARPA priorities at the county and municipal level to promote health equity and system-level change. 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.
  • Access to Oral Health Services
    As part of our commitment to increasing access to, and quality of, oral health care at mission-driven safety net providers, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation has an open funding opportunity focused on supporting safety net health care organizations to add or significantly enhance oral health services resulting in new and sustainable dental homes in dental shortage areas. This funding is expected to support capital and other startup costs for new or expanded dental clinics.  Learn more. 
  • Learning Opportunity: Community Oral Health Transformation (COrHT) Initiative in North Carolina
    The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, in partnership with the North Carolina Oral Health Collaborative and CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, seeks to identify participants in a learning community of up to 14 dental clinics to support the advancement of prevention-focused, value-based, whole-person oral health care in North Carolina. Learn more.