Walter D. Woods, CEO of the Humana Foundation, which will award up to $500,000 to a Broward organization which helps people improve their health and well-being.
The health company’s philanthropic arm, The Humana Foundation, has a “Bold Goal,” that, through its Strategic Community Investments work, will invest $6.5 million in nonprofit organizations operating in eight communities, including Humana’s headquarters hometown of Louisville, Ky., plus Broward County; San Antonio; New Orleans, Baton Rouge, La.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Tampa Bay and Jacksonville. Each investment will be no smaller than $500,000.
Any organization – or consortium of organizations – interested in applying for a Humana Foundation Strategic Community Investment must fill out a Request for Application (RFA) and submit it to the Humana Foundation no later than April 27.
Organizations that receive a Humana Foundation Strategic Community Investment in 2018 will then have an opportunity to receive continuing funding for one or two additional years – based on the specific results they achieve over a 12-month period.
Also starting in 2018, the Humana Foundation has begun work to identify partner organizations – at the national, regional and local level – to join forces with likeminded entities for more impactful, broad based and sustainable change.