Health and well-being are essential building blocks to personal fulfillment, thriving communities and a stronger state. That's where we come in. Learn how we make an impact in North Dakota.

 The work that supports our vision for North Dakota

The Caring Foundation aims to support projects that reflect the foundation's mission by identifying statewide needs and providing funding through grants and initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles for North Dakota residents.

Family of four riding bike in their community

SPARK Grants

SPARK Grants

Strengthening opportunities to build collaboratives to enhance healthy lifestyles, address service gaps & promote health equities

Young girl with book in hand

CaringforKids Grants

CaringforKids Grants

Establishes healthy minds and bodies early in life

Volunteers serving a meal at a homeless shelter

CaringforCommunities Grants

CaringforCommunities Grants

Helps communities become places that promote healthful living

children playing on playground slide

Building Healthier Rural Community Grants

Building Healthier Rural Community Grants

Addressing social determinants of health at the local, community level

Healthcare professional training healthcare students

Health Profession Scholarships

Health Profession Scholarships

Incentivizes students to help fill the health care workforce shortage

Woman studying in her home

Healthcare Leader Scholarship

Healthcare Leader Scholarship

Helps to cultivate & advance the next generation of healthcare leaders

Children in a pool taking swimming lessons

Charitable Giving

Charitable Giving

Funds for health-related events and organizations

Employee Engagement

BCBSND employees volunteering, mopping floors in a kitchen at a local non-profit

Blue&You

Blue&You

Paid time off for employee volunteerism

Youth group in huddle

DollarsforDoers

DollarsforDoers

Support for causes of current or retired BCBSND employees

Major initiatives and community resources

Bottle of prescription pills

The Opioid Epidemic

The Opioid Epidemic

A collaboration to support prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery

Physician visiting with a patient

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

An educational initiative to prevent and detect colorectal cancer at an early stage

Women sitting alone in her living room.

Mental Health Awareness & Suicide Prevention

Mental Health Awareness & Suicide Prevention

A short documentary containing interviews with those whose lives have been impacted by suicide