Georgia Academy of Family Physician (GAFP) members are needed to score the growing number of applications submitted to the nationally recognized Georgia Healthy Family Alliance (GHFA) Community Health Grant Program.
First cycle 2020 grant applications are due by February 1st and scoring will begin the second week in February, with grant awards announced in early March. The second cycle application deadline is May 14, 2020 and the final application deadline for 2020 grants is July 9th.
Volunteer scorers will be asked to participate in a conference call orientation the first week of February, but all application reviews can be done electronically with no in person meetings required. Scoring Committee members will score a maximum of 5 applications each cycle and are not eligible to apply for grants while scoring. Please contact Kara Sinkule at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 321-7445 if you are interested in scoring 2020 grants.
Over the last seven years, the Community Health Grant Program awarded than $326,000 in grants to GAFP members, residency programs, FMIG groups and their communities.
The program awards up to $5,000 to GAFP member affiliated community organizations that support GHFA program priorities including underserved populations and community programs that promote healthy practices consistent with the principles of Family Medicine. Current GAFP members including medical students, residents and active/ life members are eligible to apply for grants. Visit www.georgiahealthyfamilyalliance.org/grants/ to view a list of previously funded grant projects, download an application to learn more.