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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Awards $935K to Organizations Across the State

Blue Impact grants will support 27 nonprofits addressing social determinants of health across Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) awarded $935,000 in Blue Impact grants to 27 nonprofits addressing social and economic factors that play a role in health and wellness across Oklahoma.

Since 2011, Blue Impact grants, formally known as Healthy Kids, Healthy Families®, have supported nonprofit organizations providing a variety of health-related services with proven, sustainable and measurable programs. The funding supports programs that reach children and their families in five key areas: economic opportunity and stability, neighborhood and built environment, nutrition, locally defined health solutions and optimal health outcomes. 

“Blue Impact grants are part of our ongoing commitment to support nonprofit organizations that focus on the health of Oklahomans,” said Stephania Grober, BCBSOK president. “We are proud to partner with this year’s recipients and are excited to see how their innovative and impactful programs make a significant difference in our community.” 

The 2023 Blue Impact grantees

Economic Opportunities:

  • Community Action Project Tulsa
  • Genesys Works
  • Madison Strategies Due North
  • ReMerge
  • Tulsa Higher Education Consortium

Locally Defined Health Solutions:

  • City Care
  • Health Outreach Prevention Education
  • Honestly
  • INTEGRIS Foundation
  • SISU
  • The Springs

Neighborhood and Built Environment:

  • Habitat for Humanity Green Country
  • Hospitality House
  • Modus
  • National Fitness Campaign


  • Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
  • Hunger Free Oklahoma
  • Meals on Wheels Tulsa
  • Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
  • Skyline Urban Ministries

Optimal Health Outcomes:

  • El Centro
  • Genesis Project
  • Griffin Memorial Hospital
  • Health Alliance for the Uninsured
  • Mercy Foundation
  • OU Stephenson Cancer Center
  • Palomar


About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is the only statewide customer-owned health insurer in Oklahoma. We believe Oklahoma consumers and employers deserve the best of both worlds: access to affordable, quality health care and top-notch service from a company that focuses solely on customers, not shareholders. Customer value is our cornerstone. We are proud of the work we have done within our communities by helping to change the way we all live. Thanks to our more than 800,000 members, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma is able to focus on the health issues that impact our members as well as all Oklahomans.

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