Aug 19, 2021
Cigna Foundation Seeks to Improve Health Outcomes and Address Causes of Health Inequity with Second Round of Health and Well-Being Grants
The grant cycle will run from August 30 through September 24, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., August 19, 2021 – The Cigna Foundation announced it will be accepting applications for its Health and Well-Being grant program, part of an ongoing focus to improve access to care and eliminate health disparities launched earlier this year.

 “We want to do our part to help eliminate health inequities, and that means getting to the root causes of social determinants of health,” said Susan Stith, executive director, Cigna Foundation. “By supporting nonprofit programming that addresses health factors such as chronic disease, behavioral health conditions, dental, and maternal health, we can work together to improve the health and well-being of communities across the United States.”

2021 Grant Cycle

Nonprofits are invited to apply for grants beginning August 30. This grant cycle will close on September 24. Grants will be awarded in December.

Qualified nonprofits must specifically address health and well-being with programs that focus on chronic disease treatment and prevention, behavioral health conditions, dental health, wellness programs, and maternal, prenatal, and newborn health.

To determine eligibility to apply, start here.

About Cigna Foundation

Cigna Foundation, established in 1962, is a private foundation funded by contributions from Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) and its subsidiaries. Cigna Foundation supports organizations sharing its commitment to enhancing the health of individuals and families, and the well-being of their communities, with a special focus on those communities where Cigna employees live and work.

In 2020, Cigna Foundation awarded more than $16.1 million in grants to support nonprofits that share our commitment to enhancing health and well-being.  

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