Blue Cross Blue Shield Grants $3M to 48 Mass. Nonprofits
January 28, 2021 — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation recently announced that its granted $3,013,666 to 48 Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to support efforts that promote sustainable improvements in health care access for low-income and uninsured residents across the state.
“With this round of grant-making, we remain steadfast in our multi-year commitments to expanding access to behavioral health urgent care, investing in new models to address the social determinants of health, strengthening statewide advocacy for health access, and supporting local efforts to obtain coverage for Massachusetts residents,” said Audrey Shelto, president of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation.
“At the same time, we are pleased to have distributed funds to community-based organizations responding to the pandemic in communities that have been inequitably impacted.”
Receiving the grants were the following:
Bay Cove Human Services, Cape Cod: $200,000
Boston Center for Independent Living, Boston: $60,000
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston: $40,000
Boston Medical Center, Boston: $200,000
Boston Public Health Commission, Boston: $45,000
The Brien Center, Pittsfield: $200,000
Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, Brockton: $45,000