Florida Blue Foundation
Applications for the 2019 Consumer Health Grant Program Are CLOSED
APPLICATIONS DUE: May 20, 2019
The intent of the Consumer Health Focus Area is to award grants to nonprofit organizations that can provide resources, information and programs designed to make it easier for underserved, underinsured or low-income individuals in Florida to find current and reliable health care services to manage their own health and well-being.
The 2019 Funding Priorities are:
Funding Priority #1: Mental Health: Preventive and education programs designed to assist underserved, underinsured or low-income individuals in Florida to improve their mental health.
Funding Area #2: Health Literacy: Programs designed to assist underserved, underinsured or low-income individuals in Florida acquire the skills and capabilities needed to understand basic health information and the impact their choices have on their own health.
Nonprofit charitable organizations are invited to submit an application for this Florida Blue Foundation program.
Applications can be submitted for one or both of the Funding Priorities. Organizations applying for both must complete a separate application for each Funding Area.
- The Florida Blue Foundation has approximately $3.5 million for the funding of this program.
- The Foundation will fund three-year and four-year grants. The average amount per grant is from $80,000 - $100,000 per year.
- Priority will be given to applicants that include collaborations and partnerships with other organizations in Florida.
Nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organizations, public agencies, universities, colleges, training centers and other health care-related facilities that:
- Are based in Florida;
- Have the capacity, expertise, resources, knowledge in the field and time needed to carry out the intent of the program;
- Have expertise in delivering educational and awareness programs on targeted topics to targeted populations described in this application;
- Have a five-year or longer track record in one or both of the Funding Priorities;
- Have expertise in developing programs and materials; and
- Have the capability to reach target populations descried in this application.
Completing the Application
The major portion of the information requested will be populated into the Program Logic Model template that will be included in the application. The Program Logic Model Guidance document is also included in the application. Please refer to it when preparing the logic model.
The completed Program Logic Model is to be uploaded to the application as an attachment. Basic information – name of organization, program title, amount requested, etc. – will be requested within the application. Overall goal/purpose, populations served, objectives, strategic activities/services, performance indicators, outcomes/results and other details will be captured within the Program Logic Model. The information within the Program Logic Model will then be the basis for all reporting for the programs selected for funding.
- Application due date: May 20, 2019, by 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
- Application Clarification Conference Calls
- April 9, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)
- April 10, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)
- To participate in an application clarification conference call, dial: 1-800-882-3610. The passcode is 2871940#
- Applicants will be notified of their status on or before October 31, 2019
- Required grantee orientation: November 2019 (tentative)
CLICK HERE to access the online application for the Consumer Health program.
The Foundation will host two application clarification conference calls on the dates/times noted in the Important Dates/Deadlines section above. To participate in an application clarification conference call, dial: 1-800-882-3610. The pass code is 2871940#.
Questions also may be sent via email: email@example.com; or via phone: 1-800-477-3736, ext. 63215.
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