New Funding Opportunities for California Safety Net Providers from Blue Shield of California Foundation

Blue Shield of California Foundation is now requesting applications for two initiatives designed to support California’s safety net providers in developing new approaches that more effectively meet the needs of their patients.

Expanding Access Through Team Care:
The Foundation invites applications from California community health centers and county-operated clinics for this initiative, which aims to improve primary care access for low-income Californians through the implementation of innovative team-based care models within the safety net. For more information and how to apply.

Note: We will be hosting an optional informational webinar for our “Expanding Access Through Team Care” RFA on Thursday, February 13, 11:30am-12:30pm (PST). If you choose to participate, registration is required. Please refer to the RFA for details.

Advancing Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration through Community Collaboration:

The Foundation also invites applications for this initiative, which aims to improve the integration of primary and behavioral healthcare in the safety net by supporting communities in collaborative planning and action to achieve system-level transformation. For more information and how to apply.

Note: We will be hosting an optional informational webinar for our “Advancing Primary Care and Behavioral Health Integration through Community Collaboration” RFA on Thursday, February 20, 11:00am-12:00pm (PST). If you choose to participate, registration is required . Please refer to the RFA for details.