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Community Health Options is making up to $50,000 in grant funding available for its 2024 Wellness Grant cycle. Please consider applying if you're a Maine-based nonprofit that provides programs to build physical and emotional well-being for the people of Maine. The grant cycle opens on Monday, March 11, 2024.

Community Health Options laid the financial and foundational groundwork for a Community Benefits Expenditure (CBE) program in 2019 and began awarding grants in 2020. We work with the Maine Community Foundation to administer grant funds. For more details, please see the FAQ.

Our grantmaking goals

who are at economic risk and underserved by the health insurance industry;

to accessing health services based on geography, finances and/or culture;

on the state or local level;

by leveraging programs and providing aid to community-based health and wellness outreach;

managing chronic illness to be their best selves – mentally, physically, and emotionally; and

Member population of Maine people and families.

Because it takes a community

Our mission

To partner locally with Members, businesses and health professionals to provide affordable, high-quality benefits that promote health and wellbeing. 

Our vision

To be a leader in transforming and improving individual and community health and positively affecting local economies. 

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