Community Partners Program

Thank you to all who applied for our 2020 Community Partners Program

All applicants were notified via email on May 13, 2020. Please visit our News & Updates Page for a list of selected organizations. 
Objective

The Humana Foundation is committed to our headquarters city, Louisville, Ky. While we are increasing our financial support of local opportunities that address social determinants of health through our Strategic Community Investments, we also believe there are important causes we should support to strengthen critical safety net services and make Louisville a more appealing place for all.
 
The Humana Foundation’s Louisville Community Partners Program addresses social determinants of health by funding initiatives that provide critical safety net services and/or those that make Louisville a more appealing place to live for all.

Community Partners Program Impact Areas
  • Education and Lifelong Development 
  • Healthcare services 
  • Shelter 
  • Cultural Vitality & Arts 
  • Family & Community Connection 
  • Built & Natural Environment 
  • Food Systems
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Collaboration

We know that achieving health equity takes multiple sectors, communities and organizations working together and sharing resources to create long-term change. In an effort to encourage collaboration among nonprofits, grassroots organizations and a multitude of other sectors, The Humana Foundation intends to fund as many collaborative efforts as possible – with joint applications from two or more organizations.

We are also committed to providing all forms of philanthropic capital, including funding, leadership, business area expertise and employee involvement. Skills-based volunteering plays a role in our Louisville Community Partners Program. As a result, more Humana employees in Louisville are putting their strongest business skills to work for area nonprofits to increase capacity, access and sustainability.

“Will Humana Foundation sponsor my event?”
No, The Humana Foundation does not provide funding for sponsorships and fundraising events. All potential sponsorships should be submitted to Humana Inc. via email to .
Communities Partners

The Humana Foundation launched the Community Partners Program in 2018 in the Louisville area, giving the Foundation an opportunity to support organizations doing great work that aligns with Humana’s four dimensions of well-being: health, purpose, belonging and security. In its inaugural year, the Community Partners Program awarded $2 million to more than 30 Louisville organizations.  Since then, the program awarded more than $2 million in 2019  and $2.2 million to local nonprofits in 2020.  

Programs that received funding contribute to health and well-being in the Louisville area by focusing on healthcare services, nutrition and food security, personal safety and shelter, built or natural environments, arts and culture, and education and early childhood development. 

In 2020, the Community Partners Program awarded
$2 million
to more than 30 Louisville organizations
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Thank you to all who applied for our 2020 Community Partners Program

All applicants were notified via email on May 13, 2020. Please visit our News & Updates Page for a list of selected organizations. 
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