Cvs Caremark Corporation
The philanthropic arm of the drugstore chain, the Company’s Community Grants programs funds organizations working to help disabled individuals lead full and independent lives. Grants are also awarded to programs that help the uninsured receive quality health care. Funding for disabled children targets children under age 21 with disabilities that address: health and rehabilitation services or enabling and encouraging physical movement and play. Grants targeting health care for the uninsured and underserved support programs that 1) ensure more uninsured people receive needed care; 2) that the care received is of higher quality; and 3) that the uninsured are served by providers who participate in accountable community health care programs. There is no age limit on proposed programs that create greater access to health care services The Company also targets funds to public schools to ensure students are not left behind in school. The application process for the Community Grants runs from January 1 through October 1. Qualifying organizations are eligible for grants of up to $5,000 and must be located in states with CVS pharmacy stores. Additional information including an online application and the names of specific staff that work with individual states can be found on the Web site.
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