Grant funding available for diabetes programs

The Florida Department of Health is partnering with WellFlorida to manage mini-grant distribution and provide technical assistance and expert mentoring services to diabetes self-management education programs (DSME) in Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Union, Bradford, Putnam and Lake Counties.

Requirements for the mini-grant:
Category A: Unaccredited/unrecognized DSME programs which receive a mini-grant through this funding will be required to prepare their program for accreditation (American Association of Diabetes Educators-AADE) or recognition (American Diabetes Association-ADA), undergo a site visit/mock audit by an experienced DSME program auditor, and make application to either the AADE or the ADA.
Category B: Accredited/recognized DSME programs which receive a mini-grant through this funding will be required to establish a satellite location in a county which does not have an existing accredited/recognized DSME program.

For more information, including how to apply, click here. The deadline for proposals is January 30, 2015.

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