GHFA 2018 First Cycle Community Health Grant Applications Due February 1st!

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GHFA 2018 First Cycle Community Health Grant Applications Due February 1st!

The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance (GHFA) is currently accepting applications for the first cycle of the 2018 Community Health Grant Awards. Grant awards of up to $5,000 are made to GAFP member affiliated charitable organizations that support GHFA program priorities including underserved populations and outreach 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. The application deadline for first cycle 2018 awards is February 1st. First cycle grant awards will be announced in March 2018. The second cycle application deadline is May 14, 2018.

Visit  to download the 2018 application or view a list of previously funded grant projects.

Over the last five years, the Community Health Grant Program has awarded more than $160,000 in grants to GAFP members and their communities.

Grants awarded in 2017 included:                                                                                                            

Loretta Hicks, MD,Woodson Park Academy Weekend Meal Bags, Atlanta $5000

Mercer School of Medicine, Team Triumph Race for Disabled Georgians, Columbus $5000

Kevin Johnson, MD, Truth’s Clinic 100 Mammograms for Women, Lawrenceville $5000

Karla Booker, MD, Urban Health Clinic’s COPD and Asthma Project, Atlanta $3500   

Leonard Reeves, MD, Rome Clinic’s Log it, Learn it- Let’s Stay Healthy, Rome $4970    

Martha Crenshaw, MD, Physicians Care Clinic’s Chronic Disease Mgmt., Dekalb City $5000            

Brian DeLoach, MD, Hearts & Hands Referrals, Specialized & Basic Labs, Statesboro $5000

Folashade Omole, MD, Morehouse HEAL Clinic’s Community Health Project, Atlanta $5000

Andrea Videlefsky, MD, Adult Developmental Disabilities Get Fit Project, Marietta $5000


Please consider making a contribution so that the Alliance can continue to support these important lifesaving projects. All donations are tax deductible. Make your Alliance contribution easily online at or contact Alliance staff at or (800) 392-3841.