Cigna Foundation Announces New Community Health Navigation Grants

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., 14 September, 2016 - The Cigna Foundation today announced new World of Difference grants to non-profit partners who provide community health navigation. The grants are part of a $2 million commitment over two years, and support non-profits who are guiding at-risk individuals through the complex health care and social services systems.

“By focusing our giving on community health navigation, the Cigna Foundation is supporting the work of those non-profits who are helping to eliminate health disparities in communities nationwide by addressing the medical and non-medical needs of the underserved,” said David Figliuzzi, executive director of the Cigna Foundation.

The following organizations have received 2016 Cigna Foundation World of Difference grants for their community health navigation programs:

Other Community Health Navigation grants will be announced later this year and in 2017. For more information on the Cigna Foundation, go to www.Cigna.com/Foundation.

About the Cigna Foundation

The Cigna Foundation, founded in 1962, is a private foundation funded by contributions from Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) and its subsidiaries. The Cigna Foundation supports organizations sharing its commitment to enhancing the health of individuals and families, and the well-being of their communities, with a special focus on those communities where Cigna employees live and work.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 90 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.

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