BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York (BCBSWNY) is awarding grants of $100,000 in the Western New York market and $25,000 in Northeastern New York to support COVID-19 regional rapid response funds for nonprofits, led by the United Way and Community Foundation in each market.

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, an association of independent, locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an association of 36 independent, locally operated Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield companies.