Nonprofit health grants available


Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico is accepting applications for its Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant program from March 12 through April 16. The insurance company encourages applications from nonprofit organizations with innovative programs that are working to improve the health and wellness of New Mexican children and their families.

The Healthy Kids grant initiative was started in 2011 and is part of the company's commitment to invest and work with nonprofit organizations that offer sustainable and measurable programs in the areas of nutrition, physical activity, disease prevention and safe environments.

Applicants must have a valid 501(c)(3) status. All applications must be submitted online at