The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance (GHFA) is currently accepting applications for the first cycle 2016 Community Health Grant Awards. Grant awards of up to $3,500 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 the first cycle 2016 awards is February 1st. First cycle grant awards will be announced in March, 2016. The second cycle application deadline is May 14, 2016. Visit http://www.georgiahealthyfamilyalliance.org/grants/ for more information or to download the application.
2015 GAFP grant recipients included:
Martha Crenshaw, MD, Chronic Disease and Diabetes Management Dekalb County $4,000
Ambar Kulshreshtha, MD SIMPACT: Improving Cardiovascular Health, Atlanta $4,000
Caleb King, GRU Medical Student, Equality Clinic, Augusta, $4,000
Amir Khan, Emory Medical Student, Familias Saludables, Atlanta $2,750
Christopher Hines, MD, Food RX Augusta $2,750
Michael Huey, MD, Diabetes Education for Visually Impaired, Atlanta $5,000
Andrea Videlefsky, MD, Adult Disability Medical Home, Marietta $5,000
These are only a few of the important programs your colleagues are lending their talents and time to statewide. 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 http://www.georgiahealthyfamilyalliance.org/donate/ or contact Alliance staff at email@example.com or calling (800) 392-3841.