The Georgia Healthy Family Alliance (GHFA) is seeking applications for the second giving cycle of the 2015 Community Health Grant Program which provides for five grants totaling up to $5,000 each for projects addressing health care needs in communities throughout Georgia. Current GAFP members including medical students, residents and active/ life members are eligible to apply for first cycle grant funding before May 1, 2015. Second cycle grant awards will be announced in June, 2015.
The 2015 first cycle Community Health Grant Recipients were:
Martha Crenshaw, MD, Physicians Care Clinic, Dekalb County $4,000
Chronic Disease and Diabetes Management Program
Ambar Kulshreshtha, MD,Emory Department of Family Medicine, Atlanta $4,000
SIMPACT: Simple 7 and Million Hearts for Improving Cardiovascular Health and Compliance with Targets
Caleb King, Georgia Regents University Medical Student, Equality Clinic, Augusta, $4,000
The Equality Clinic Project
This grant opportunity is intended for projects that support GHFA program priorities including community health, underserved populations, and outreach programs that promote healthy practices consistent with the principles of Family Medicine.The Community Health Grant Program is designed to build GHFA’s capacity to provide expanded, more sustainable services to GAFP members and the people of Georgia.