Community Giving

Answer the following questions to see if your organization is eligible for a community giving grant.

Community Giving Contact Form

The SCAN Health Plan Community Giving program provides one-time 12 month grants to nonprofits and government agencies that provide direct services to older adults (age 55+) and caregivers within SCAN Health Plan service areas. Our funding priorities include nutrition access and food security, emergency assistance and other projects aligned with the goal of keeping seniors healthy and independent at home. Our application process is by invitation only with grant applications reviewed on a quarterly basis.

Please review the questions below to determine general eligibility and use the contact form to submit an inquiry.

Grant eligibility checklist:

1. Does your organization align with SCAN Health Plan’s Community Giving mission?

Our mission is to continue to find innovative ways to enhance seniors' ability to manage their health and to continue to control where and how they live.

2. Does your organization serve older adults (age 55+) and caregivers in one or more SCAN Health Plan service areas?

 In 2020, 11 counties are covered by SCAN Health Plan including: Los Angeles County, Napa County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, San Francisco County, Santa Clara County, Sonoma County, Stanislaus County, and Ventura County.

3. Is your organization classified as a tax‐exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue code or a governmental entity?

Organizations and entities legally operating as one of the following will be considered for funding:

  1. Tax exempt under IRS code 501(c)(3) or a government entity in good financial standing.
  2. Under the formal fiscal sponsorship of another organization’s 501(c)(3) status for a minimum of two years and be in sound financial condition.
  3. As a program of a local government entity; or an un-endowed foundation which was developed to support a public entity, (e.g., Friends of the Commission on Aging).

As part of administrative and due diligence review additional information will be requested including: most recent audited financial statements, annual operating budget, detailed program budget, sources of other income, proof of tax exempt status, articles of incorporation and current list of board of directors.

4. Has your organization been in existence for at least two (2) years?

SCAN Health Plan Community Giving program supports organizations that have been in operation at least two years with established programs and services directly serving and impacting older adults and their caregivers.

5. Does your organization have a history of providing direct services to seniors?

SCAN Community Giving program support programs and services designed to address the needs of older adults around nutrition access and food security, emergency assistance and special projects. Organizations must have targeted projects and/or strategic focus on serving and positively impacting the lives of older adults and supporting caregivers.

If you have answered yes to all of the above questions, please fill out this short contact form to submit an inquiry. If your funding proposal project aligns with our current giving priority areas, you will be contacted by a member of the Community Giving team.

Organization Address

Tell us more about your proposed project for example: broad project overview, need/problem project is addressing, number of clients to be served or impacted, key project outcomes, etc.