Grants and Sponsorships
As the state’s largest and most experienced health insurance company, we have made supporting individuals, families and communities an essential part of our business and our philosophy. It’s integral to who we are.
We direct grants and sponsorships to carefully selected community partners who share our goal of improving the health of Illinoisans.
Through this widespread network of more than 500 collaborators we are working to create positive, long-lasting change in some of the most difficult areas of concern in our state. How did we choose which issues to concentrate on? We sought input from people on-the-ground, across-the-state and directed funding to focus on Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds & Healthy Communities. For example:
- Sinai Urban Health Institute’s Lawndale Diabetes Project. Building off our previous work with Sinai using community health workers to identify diabetics in North and South Lawndale, this program explores the most impactful and cost-effective diabetes management methods, including text messaging, as a tool for high risk patients.
- Health and Medicine Policy Research Group’s Promoting Behavioral Health Integration in the Illinois Health Care System. This program researches best practices to integrate mental health services with physical health services for adults.
- Chicago Department of Public Health and Chapin Hall are collaborating on School & Community Based Behavioral Health Solutions for Chicago Children – a program investigating the unmet mental and behavioral health needs of school children and identifying service models that best address those needs.
- Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) received funding for Health as a Community Development Strategy in Three Chicago Communities – a grassroots program that makes public health a priority in community development planning in: Chicago Lawn, Little Village and South Chicago.
Learn more about our Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® grants, Community Partners grants and sponsorship opportunities.