Can I apply for the Select 25 grant?

  • If your organization meets at least one of these criteria, then yes, please apply!
  • Promotes health and well-being
  • Assists individuals with special needs
  • Creates safe environments
  • Builds strong communities
  • Supports the under served

Is there special consideration given to some applications?

  • Yes, special consideration is given to those whose services directly align with our current health priorities:
  • Depression/suicide
  • Prediabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Prescription opioid misuse

Are there restrictions on how the $2,500 grant can be used?

  • Organization cannot use funding for:
  • Any form of compensation (e.g., salaries or speaker fees)
  • New building construction (e.g., bricks and mortar)
  • Payments for rent, utilities, or space rental
  • Donations to another charity or allocation of the grant to other organizations (e.g., re-gifting the monies)
  • Payment of debt
  • Startup costs
  • One-time events (e.g., races, galas, tournaments)
  • Fundraising events
  • Scholarships
  • Subsidizing admission fees (e.g., camp fees, ticket fees)

We really want this grant. What can help our application stand out?

  • First consideration is given to those whose services directly align with the health priorities above
  • Local organizations benefiting local communities
  • Have a specific purpose, be specific about how you will use the grant money
  • How will the grant boost your organization’s need to complete a goal or service you’ve been striving for
  • Think long-term impact —we’re looking for initiatives and projects rather than one-time events

Does my organization have to be a 501©3 to apply?

  • No, applicants do not need to be nonprofit organizations

May I nominate an organization for the Select 25 grant?

  • We do not accept nominations, but please encourage organizations you support to apply for the grant. Apply at select25.org.

How many winners will be chosen?

  • Each year, we identify 25 winners who will receive the $2,500 award. At least three winners from four identified regions and 13 at-large are selected. 

How many applications will be accepted?

  • We accept the first 500 applications.

 Who will select the winners?

  • Completed applications are reviewed by The Select 25 Committee, which includes leaders from the community, SelectHealth employees, and representatives from our clinical partners.

 If my organization was chosen as a Select 25 winner in the past, can I reapply this year?

  • Past recipients must wait two years before applying again. For example, 2016 winners will be eligible again in 2019. 

How will the information I submit be used?

  • Information submitted as part of the Select 25 grant application will not be retained or used for any purpose other than promoting your program or to share with other not-for-profit groups with a similar mission and purpose to Select 25.

 Is the $2,500 grant taxable?

  • Yes, the monetary award is taxable. Recipients must submit either a Federal ID number or social security number prior to payment of the award. 

If my organization wins, am I required to attend the Select 25 awards luncheon?

  • Yes, we ask that a representative from each organization attends. Those who travel more than 100 miles will be provided a travel stipend.  

Who is SelectHealth?

  • SelectHealth is a not-for-profit health insurance organization serving members in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada. We are committed to Helping People Live the Healthiest Lives Possible®. Our wide range of government and commercial plans serve the entire community. For details, visit selecthealth.org.

How do I apply?

  • We will accept applications for the Utah Select 25 grant from October 1 through 11:59 p.m. November 30, 2018. We are not currently accepting Idaho applications until 2020.

Who should I contact if I have additional questions?