We Give Back
Give Back to the Community - it's one of the Corporate Values that guide our Company. We utilize our corporate strengths and resources to positively impact the communities we serve. As a good corporate citizen, we strive to improve the health and well-being of Alabamians by investing in charitable organizations across the state. This caring attitude follows our BCBS employees when they walk out our doors each day. Each employee is a supporter of the United Way and goes above and beyond to help others in their communities throughout the state.
The Caring Foundation
The Caring Foundation (TCF) accepts and reviews charitable grant requests throughout the year. Requests for program-focused initiatives or general operating support (primarily for health, wellness, or education) are welcome.
Corporate Giving and Sponsorships
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama provides funding for community activities that engage organizations to improve the health and well-being of our members, employees and the community at-large. These activities may include health programs, cause-related walks and runs or fundraising events. We accept and review sponsorship requests throughout the year.
Be Healthy School Grant Program
In our commitment to help prevent childhood obesity, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama continues the Be Healthy School Grant Program. For the 2015 – 2016 school year, Blue Cross will make available $250,000 and award grants up to $10,000 to 25 schools across the state that enroll students in grades K through six.
The grants are for the implementation of school-based health and wellness programs that emphasize increased exercise, nutrition education and parental involvement during the school year. The application process for 2014-2015 is currently closed. Grant requests will be accepted between January 5 and March 9, 2015.