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Provider and Community Organization Grant Program

Thank you for your interest in the Buckeye Health Plan Grant Program. Grants of $5,000-$10,000 are available to participating Buckeye Health Plan providers and community organizations focused on promoting the health and well-being of the communities we serve. The maximum grant in a calendar year is $10,000 per organization. Preference will be given to year-round partnerships that offer opportunities to implement programs statewide in Ohio. Applications must be completed in full and submitted online to be considered. All applications are reviewed by the Buckeye Health Plan Grant Committee and may be awarded on a quarterly basis. Once the applications are reviewed and the recipients are selected, all applicants will be notified via email of the Grant Committee’s decision.


Before submitting the grant application, please review Buckeye’s Grant Priorities/Application Guidelines (PDF).

Grant Requests

Deadlines for grant requests are as follows:

  • GRANT CYCLE Q1 – Friday, March 29, 2019
  • GRANT CYCLE Q2 – Friday, June 28, 2019
  • GRANT CYCLE Q3 – Monday, September 30, 2019
  • GRANT CYCLE Q4 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Please note that submitting an online application does not guarantee funding. Please contact with any additional questions.

Application for Grant

(e.g. 30 children, ages 8-12, who are working to achieve grade-level performance in Central Ohio)
(e.g., grant money will be used to host a one-time event or it will be a part of a six-month ongoing program or multiple events, etc.) NOTE: Preference will be given to ongoing partnership opportunities.
Required: Current annual report, 2 prior year's financial statements. If you have more than one document to upload, please send additional files to BuckeyeGrants@CENTENE.COM.
I verify that all the information I have provided is accurate. *

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