Building a Healthy Mississippi

Frequently Asked Questions

Must my organization be located in Mississippi to be eligible for funding?

Yes.


What types of programs does the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation support?

Our Foundation is committed to improving the health and wellness of our fellow Mississippians with a focus on healthy eating and exercise. To view our grants and partnerships, go to the "Grant History" page of this website.


What is the process for applying for funding?

All information regarding the grant application process is found at the "How to Apply" portion of the website. In brief, an organization must submit a Letter of Inquiry to begin the grant application process. Based on the information in the Letter of Inquiry, the Foundation decides whether to request a full grant application.


Can I apply online?

Yes. Simply follow the steps in the "How to Apply" portion of the website. If you have specific questions about the process, please contact us.


How will I know if the Foundation has received my Letter of Inquiry?

When you have completed your Letter of Inquiry and click the "Submit My Inquiry" button you will receive a message that your Letter of Inquiry has been received.


Can I change my Letter of Inquiry once it has been submitted?

No. Once a Letter of Inquiry is submitted, it is no longer available for you to edit.


What is the deadline to submit Letters of Inquiry?

There is no deadline. The Foundation accepts Letters of Inquiry throughout the year.