How to Apply
Applicants will be required to electronically submit the following components as described in detail on this website:
- 2012 Challenge Grant Program Letter of Intent
- Complete Application including:
- Application Narrative
- Letters of Support
- Challenge Grant RFP
- Budget Template – REVISED March 2012
- Matching Support Template – REVISED March 2012
- Cover Page Template – REVISED April 2012
In fairness to all applicants, Letters of Intent and/or Applications received after the respective deadlines will not be accepted.
Organizations eligible to submit an application under this announcement are limited to Louisiana-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies. An organization (primary applicant) may not submit more than one application. Communities may apply for multiple projects, however, across different agency applicants.
The Pennington Biomedical Research Center will assemble an expert panel for the review of applications for the Blue Cross’ Challenge for a Healthier Louisiana. Following the review process, a list of rank-ordered applications, along with the review scores, will be presented to the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation Board of Directors for final selection of projects. Funding for challenge grants is at the sole discretion of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Foundation Board of Directors.
Resources for Applicants
Find resources that can be used to identify background information, statistics, model programs, best practices, and other program development tools that may be valuable during the application phase of the Challenge Grant Program.