Congratulations to our latest group of grantees!
We believe that giving back is not only a privilege but a responsibility we all share at the Anthem. Since the Foundation’s inception, we have remained committed to improving the health and strengthening local communities through contributions to organizations that are committed to creating healthier generation.
We are excited to share the latest round of grant recipients: 50 nonprofit organizations who, through our support, will implement innovative programs and services that offer long-term solutions to the nation’s most pressing health issues. Together, we can’t wait to see what we can accomplish!
National Council on Aging
The Aging Mastery Program® empowers older adults to take steps necessary to increase their healthy behaviors.
March of Dimes Foundation
Funding allows states to further spread the most promising interventions in the communities with the greatest disparities for pregnant mothers.
United States Association For Blind Athletes Inc.
The National Fitness Challenge provides the opportunity for individuals to raise their physical activity levels to CDC recommended levels.
Funding supports NIHCM’s distribution of journalism and research grants to provide more knowledge for the industry, and develop thought leadership around best-practices for healthcare quality and access.
Centering Healthcare Institute
This project increases access to CenteringPregnancy in St. Louis by expanding to three new sites and continuing support for the 8 existing sites.
Camillus House, Inc.
Grant funding supports the population struggling with homelessness, specifically individuals suffering from mental health, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders — guiding them toward lives of stability and self-sufficiency.
National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils
Funds the installation of fitness centers in schools and increases access for students to learn about health and wellness, improving self-confidence and academic performance.
City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation
The partnership with Shape Up NYC assists in adding 25 new weekly classes offered free to individuals in the city.
The Food is Medicine grant supports 4–6 food banks where there is a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Indianapolis Cultural Trail
Expansion of the Cultural Trail to provide low-income residents greater access to healthy foods, transportation, health services, employment services and recreational opportunities.
American Red Cross
Continues Anthem’s membership of the Annual Disaster Giving Program which provides a reliable base for disaster relief services.
Children’s Home Society of Florida
The Telehealth grant serves to increase client adoption and utilization for behavioral health services in Florida.
Overdose Lifeline, Inc
Improves the behavioral health of drug users in Indiana and West Virginia.
Blessings in a Backpack
Provides weekend meal backpacks to children in need across the United States.
Greater Richmond Fit4Kids, Inc
Places learning gardens in Richmond schools to introduce and encourage healthy eating habits.
Expands the Fitness Warriors Program, which trains area residents to be professional fitness instructors for Richmond’s communities with the highest rates of chronic disease.
The Healthy Neighborhoods program provides support to those areas of New York with a high population density of Americans struggling with Type 2 Diabetes.
Cancer Support Community Central Ohio
Grant funding provides psychosocial distress screening and support for cancer survivors.
University of Cincinnati Foundation
The program serves to provide tools to promote health in adults facing cardiac issues in the area.
Camp Kudzu, Inc.
The partnership with Camp Kudzu provides funding for service improvements and expansion of the program.
Grant funding is being directed towards the Bronx expansion program to provide fun and safe opportunities for kids to stay active.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County
The Trauma Informed Care program seeks to best serve the children of Big Brother Big Sisters who may be experiencing trauma.
Project Open Hand
Funding has been granted to improve the health behaviors of the Oakland, CA community by first improving nutritional habits.
Project Angel Heart
Grant funding provides medically-tailored meals for Colorado residents living with cardiovascular disease.
University Area Community Development Corp.
The Get Moving! grant focuses on increasing adult physical activity levels in Florida.
IARCA Institute for Excellence
This partnership with IARCA seeks to provide training and technical assistance tailored to individuals with specialized needs.
Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles
The grant provides support for the Dementia Healthcare Initiative program.
American Cancer Society — Las Vegas
The TLC Lift for Life program provides transportation for cancer patients to and from appointments.
America SCORES Bay Area
Provides funding to increase out-of-school physical activity in school age children in California.
Downtown Women’s Center
The program will provide mental health support for women with a history of homelessness in California.
The People Concern
Grant funding will support interim housing and wellness programs for those in need in California.
Mary Hall Freedom House, Inc.
This grant seeks to bring behavioral health services to the people of Georgia.
Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc.
Supports the Diabetes Self-Management Program in Virginia.
Young Women’s Resource Center
The program, Better Beginnings for Young Moms focuses on reducing low birth-weights in Iowa.
Kentucky Cancer Link
Grant funds are working toward improving health with timely cancer screenings and treatment.
The Passport to Health Program seeks to increase physical activity levels in the Missouri community.
Funding supports the TypeOneNation Summit in Southern Nevada.
Supports Alzheimer’s Caregiver Forums & Treasure Coast Symposium.
Greater Seacoast Community Health (a.k.a. Families First Health & Support Center and Goodwin Community Health
This grant allows New Hampshire to expand cancer screening and education services.
Youth Emergency Services & Shelter of Iowa (YESS)
Grant funds support the Emergency Shelter and Crisis Nursery Program.
Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) Inc.
SCAN’s Family Support Program is designed to help strengthen families through education and support for change.
American College Sports Medicine
This grant supports the expansion of the American Fitness Index measuring the health select cities around the nation.
Supports the Domestic Assistance Programs in California, Florida and Texas.
Michael Phelps Foundation
Grant funds are used to serve the IM program, improving water safety and encouraging children to live active lifestyles.
Memorial Hermann Foundation
Funding is provide to support the Houston Livable Communities Initiative.
Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative
The Lift. Learn. Lead. program encourages children to engage in active lifestyles while also teaching leadership skills that are applicable on and off the field.
National Center for Victims of Crime
Funding supports victims of the Parkland School Shooting, providing services for those experiencing trauma.
Second Harvest Food Bank
This grant provides resources for disaster relief in Florida.
Feeding Tampa Bay
The partnership supports disaster relief in the surrounding area.