ALBUQUERQUE — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is accepting applications from 501(c)(3) organizations for its COVID-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund from June 7 through June 21. BCBSNM created the COVID-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund to address the immediate needs of New Mexicans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Through the COVID-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund, we seek to make an impact on the health and social challenges facing our state,” said Janice Torrez, BCBSNM President. “BCBSNM is dedicated to helping our fellow New Mexicans, and we are proud to offer support to our communities as we continue to struggle with COVID-19.”
The COVID-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund will release 10 rapid-response grants of $10,000 each to 501(c)(3) organizations focused on access to health care, behavioral health, housing and shelter, child and senior care, and COVID-19 health literacy and vaccine outreach. The application is brief and intended to distribute funds quickly to organizations throughout the state responding to the COVID-19 health crisis.
Visit our Community Giving page for more information on how to apply for the COVID-19 Community Collaborative Grant Fund.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico is one of the largest commercial health insurers in New Mexico with 680,000 New Mexicans carrying a Blue Cross and Blue Shield card. Since 1940, BCBSNM has been committed to promoting the health and wellness of its members and communities through accessible, cost-effective, quality health care. BCBSNM is a Division of Health Care Service Corporation, the country’s largest customer-owned health insurer. Health Care Service Corporation is a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.