Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) Mini-Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement 2022
This is a mini-grant ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to establish, build, achieve accreditation for, sustain, increase access to, or expand Diabetes Self-Management Education programs serving adults in Florida.
- Q&A Conference Call: Friday, July 22, 2022, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET (see Opportunity Instructions above for Meeting ID and Passcode).
- Deadline for applications is August 12, 2022.
- The grant period is from approximately September 15, 2022-June 16, 2023.
- The mini-grants will range from $5,000 to $20,000 to establish, build, achieve accreditation for, sustain, increase access to, or expand Diabetes Self-Management Education programs serving adults in Florida.
- Funds will be allocated to mini-grantees based on applications received and the level of technical assistance required as determined by the review committee. Total amount of funding available for mini-grants and technical assistance is contingent upon total funding for this project from the Florida Department of Health
- The short-term goal is to increase the number of DSME programs that are on a path toward accreditation or recognition. The long-term goal is to increase the number of accredited or recognized DSME programs in Florida.
- Funding is available to support activities, purchases, and technical assistance that will help eligible organizations attain one of the following objectives:
Objective 1: Build infrastructure that aligns with national standards for DSME programs
Objective 2: Achieve DSME accreditation or recognition
Objective 3: Establish a recognized or accredited satellite site
Objective 4: Increase sustainability and/or expansion of an existing recognized or accredited DSME program
Objective 5: Increase access to a recognized or accredited DSME program by people with physical or intellectual limitations.
Priority for funding will be given to:
- Organizations proposing to provide services in counties with no recognized or accredited DSME program, or that demonstrate an unmet need and/or health inequity.
- Organizations that demonstrate a strong network of community partners.
- Programs that go above and beyond the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act to incorporate accessibility for DSME participants with physical or intellectual disabilities.
- Other organizations will be considered, but organizations that meet the above criteria will receive priority.