Independence Blue Cross Foundation announces nearly $1.8M in grants supporting nursing, addressing the opioid epidemic, and community health and wellness
Thursday, 02 August 2018
Philadelphia, PA — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today announced nearly $1.8 million in funding to support three programs: Nurses for Tomorrow, Supporting Treatment and Opioid Prevention (STOP) Initiative, and Building Healthier Communities.
Nurses for TomorrowTwenty-two nursing schools are the recipients of nearly $1.1 million in scholarship funding for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral nursing students through the Foundation’s Nurse for Tomorrow program....
Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Philadelphia, PA — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation), through its Supporting Treatment and Overdose Prevention (STOP) initiative, awarded $200,000 to five nonprofits to improve access to effective prevention and treatment for people struggling with opioid abuse in southeastern Pennsylvania. In 2016, there were more than 1,600 overdose deaths in southeastern Pennsylvania. Since 2009, Philadelphia has seen a 43 percent increase in drug-related overdose deaths and the numbers are expected to climb higher in 2017,...
Independence Blue Cross Foundation partners with Penn State University to address the stigma of opioid addiction
Tuesday, 28 November 2017