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Catalyst Grants FAQs

Our current cycle is open until July 28, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Your Funding

Is there a maximum dollar amount for grant requests?

Yes, the maximum amount you are able to request is $150,000 per year of your request.

Do you have a minimum or maximum grant term?

Yes, a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 3 years

Are indirect costs allowable?

Indirect costs are not allowable.

Are there any additional restrictions on Foundation funds?

Funding restrictions are discussed within the application steps.

Your Full Application

 

When will I know the status?

The Foundation Board reviews the applications in December 2021. We will advise you of your application's status following the board review.

Who makes the final decision regarding approval or denial of a grant?

The BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation board of directors reviews the applications and determines grant awards.

What is the estimated start date for grants?

Grants will begin once the grant agreements are fully executed. For this cycle, the estimated start date is January 1st, 2022.