SOURCE: Anthem Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The program grant application is accessible year-round. The timeline of review will be determined by a number of factors, including request scope, prioritization of need, and alignment with Anthem’s corporate responsibility strategy.
$ AVAILABLE: The Anthem Foundation does not give advice on grant amounts, as they can vary widely depending on the proposal, how many people are affected, the strength of the success metrics, and other factors.
ELIGIBILITY: The organizations the Anthem Foundation supports are from those classified by the Internal Revenue Service as tax-exempt public charities under section 501(c)(3). The following are the 501c3 subsections of the Internal Revenue Code that the foundation currently supports:
170(B)(1)(a)(vi) - Organization that receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the public.
509(A)(2) - Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.
509(A)(3) - Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with other exempt organizations, typically other public charities.
The foundation’s primary support base is spread across the states in which Anthem, Inc., does business, including Texas. To be eligible for funding, organizations must:
• Not duplicate or significantly overlap the work of public agencies on the federal, state or local level.
• Serve the community without discrimination on the basis of age, disability, religion, veteran status, race, creed, sexual orientation or sexual preferences, gender, gender identity or national origin.
• Keep books available for regular, independent outside audit and make the results available to all potential contributors.
• Comply with applicable laws regarding registration and reporting.
• Observe the highest standards of business conduct in relationships with the public. Be able to produce a current list of board directors (including board affiliations with the submitting nonprofit, plus professional titles); a detailed project budget, including annual itemizations if a multiyear request; current audited financials; and documented confirmation of eligible tax-exemption status.
• Meet the additional criteria on the eligibility quiz within the grant application.
PURPOSE: The Healthy Generations program focuses resources on the following key issues:
• Food insecurity.
• Behavioral health.
• Healthy hearts.
• Cancer prevention.
• Healthy maternal practices.
• Diabetes prevention.
• Healthy active lifestyles.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to www.anthemcorporateresponsibility.com/funding-options.
From Anthem Foundation website, accessed Aug. 13, 2021.
Subject(s): behavioral health, human services, hunger, cancer education/prevention, cardiovascular/heart disease, pregnancy, diabetes, health promotion/wellness.