General Giving

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits for Health,
Education, Human Services, and Inclusion Programs

GrantWatch ID#: 178725
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Nebraska nonprofit organizations for programs and projects focusing on the areas of health and wellness, human services, education, and/or diversity and inclusion. Funding will be provided for event sponsorships and smaller program requests.

Please note that if your organization does not fall into one of these categories, but the program you are requesting funds for does, you are eligible to apply.

Up to $5,000

If you are applying for funding as one of these organizations/areas, you are not eligible:

- Alumni association
- Athlete and/or athletic team
- Beauty pageant
- Capital campaign
- Construction project for hospitals or health systems
- Direct funding of labor or fraternal organization
- Individual (such as fundraiser to pay for an individual or family's medical bills)
- Organizations that are in direct competition with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
- Organization that is not tax-exempt
- Political campaigns, candidates, parties or partisan activities
- Providers or provider organizations
- Programs or events outside of Nebraska
- Sectarian, denominational, or religious organizations for support of solely theological functions
- Students raising funds for out-of-state competition

This application is available four times a year.

First Quarter
-Application Open: October 31
-Application Closed: December 18
-Grants Awarded: Early January

Second Quarter
-Application Open: January 27
-Application Closed: March 13
-Grants Awarded: Early April

Third Quarter
-Application Open: April 28
-Application Closed: June 15
-Grants Awarded: Early July

Fourth Quarter
-Application Open: August 7
-Application Closed: September 18
-Grants Awarded: Early October

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Click here to take the eligibility quiz, which will bring you to the online application form:

If you have questions, please contact Marjorie Maas at (402) 982-8872 or

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