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Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ provides answers to the most commonly asked questions about corporate sponsorships. If you have questions not covered here, please email us.

Organizations based in the State of Alabama or with associations in Alabama are eligible for Corporate Giving & Sponsorship grant funding. Any funds awarded must be used within the State of Alabama.

We do not have a funding cycle, we fund an organization one time a year. Depending on what month you are funded will depend on when you would be eligible for more funding the next year. For example we fund you in August 2023, you would not be eligible for more funding until August 2024.

We fund events that seek to improve the Health, Wellness and Education of Alabamians.

No, but sponsorship level information should be included when available. The final awarded amount may be less that what is requested depending on the committee’s decision.

No you will not be penalized, but we will fund at the level in which the committee feels comfortable.

Yes! Eligible Organizations can apply for both The Caring Foundation grant and a Corporate Giving & Sponsorship grant. Since we fund an organization only once a year, ALL request must be submitted at the same time.

We ask that all Corporate Giving & Sponsorship grant requests be submitted at least 60 days prior to the event.

Still submit the application for the event, we only fund an organization one time a year and will need to review both applications at the same time.

You will received an email notification from TheCaringFoundation@bcbsal.org when your application is submitted.

The contact person listed on the grant will receive an email once a grant has been approved or denied for funding. If approved, that email will include follow-up steps that must be done before a payment can be issued.

The grant funds will be sent by EFT for direct deposit.

Please see the logo request icon on the Corporate Giving and Sponsorships page. All logo requests must be approved prior to use.

For more sponsorship and application questions, please visit our Funding Guidelines and Sample Grant Application links located on the Corporate Giving & Sponsorship Homepage.