March of Dimes 2014 community grants available

Oct 8, 2013  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

The March of Dimes Florida Chapter is accepting community grant applications until November 15.

Community Awards for 2014 may be for amounts up to $3,000 and address one of the March’s Funding Priority Areas. The application, available here, is due on November 15, 2013 by 5:00 p.m.

The priority areas are:

  • Providing or enhancing preconception health education and/or services.
  • Providing or enhancing premature birth risk reduction education and/or services.
  • Enhancing care through the group prenatal care model (e.g. CenteringPregnancy®).
  • Enhance the availability, quality, awareness of and utilization of genetics services and other patient services, including newborn screening, to strengthen care and prevention of birth defects.
  • Increasing education related to reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in high-risk communities, consistent with the 2005 American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement.
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