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Humana Foundation Awards $2+ Million to Louisville Nonprofits Through Community Relations Program


2019 grants in Humana's corporate hometown address social
determinants of health, improving well-being for all Louisville residents

The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana
(NYSE:HUM) for the past 38 years, is awarding more than $2
million in grants to nonprofit organizations in Louisville as part of
its ongoing Community Relations Program. The initiative began in 2018,
when the foundation awarded $2.4 million to nonprofits that contribute
to health and well-being in Humana's corporate hometown.

Organizations receiving Community Relations funding in 2019 will address
social determinants of health by providing critical safety net services
and/or by making Louisville a more appealing place to live for all.
These programs contribute to health and well-being in the Louisville
area by focusing on healthcare services, nutrition and food security,
personal safety and shelter, built or natural environments, arts and
culture, and education and early childhood development.

"In 2018, we received applications for 170 programs in the Kentuckiana
region and partnered with 32 organizations working to improve well-being
for all," said Walter D. Woods, CEO of the Humana Foundation. "This
year, we are grateful we have the continuing opportunity to partner with
the nonprofit community in making Louisville a better place to live. We
believe it is our role to enhance the well-being of our community by
supporting and encouraging collaboration in multiple sectors where
leadership, culture and systems work together."

With the 2019 grants, special consideration was given to applications:

  • Combining and integrating work in a partnership between two or more
  • Focusing on inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging in order to
    break down barriers that keep all citizens from engaging the services
    and opportunities Louisville has to offer.

One initiative receiving 2019 Community Relations funding from the
Humana Foundation focuses on collaboration and partnership between local
organizations. The
University of Louisville
and Interapt
will share a $325,000 grant to address education, partnering to offer an
intensive software development training program to historically
marginalized adults in Louisville's West End. Led by the U of L School
of Business, the Louisville
Skills program
will improve the financial outcomes and personal and
family trajectory of participants by preparing them for careers in the
tech industry.

The following nonprofit organizations will also receive Community
Relations funding from the Humana Foundation in grant amounts varying
from $25,000 to $325,000:

Input from Humana's Community Relations Program Advisory Committee, a
diverse group of volunteers from Humana's Network Resource Groups, and
an online vote of Humana employees based in Louisville helped decide
which organizations received 2019 funding.

Humana employees are also encouraged to support the Community Relations
Program grant recipients through skills-based volunteerism. By putting
their business skills to work for local organizations, Humana employees
will be able to help increase local health and well-being.

Also as part of the 2019 Community Relations Program, the Humana
Foundation is funding several other organizations, including Metro
United Way
and Fund
for the Arts

About the Humana Foundation

The Humana Foundation was established in 1981 as the philanthropic arm
of Humana Inc., one of the nation's leading health and well-being
companies. Located in Louisville, Ky., the Foundation seeks to co-create
communities where leadership, culture, and systems work to improve and
sustain positive health outcomes. For more information, visit

Humana and the Humana Foundation are dedicated to Corporate Social
Responsibility. Our goal is to ensure that every business decision we
make reflects our commitment to improving the health and well-being of
our members, our employees, the communities we serve, and our planet.

About Humana

Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and
specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in
care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new
kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being
and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for
people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel,
and communities at large.

To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care
professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place
for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities,
resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy
services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a
simplified experience with the goal of making health care easier to
navigate and more effective.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the
Investor Relations page of the company's website at,
including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders
  • Securities and Exchange Commission filings
  • Most recent investor conference presentations
  • Quarterly earnings news releases and conference calls
  • Calendar of events
  • Corporate Governance information.

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