Other Funding Opportunities
Children’s Services Council:Provides leadership, advocacy, and
funding for services for and on behalf of children, created by voter referendum
in Broward County.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance: Houses all federal (U.S.) assistance programs
available to state and local governments as well as the private and nonprofit
Community Foundation of Broward: Provides leadership on community solutions and fosters philanthropy that
connects people who care with causes that matter.
Miami Foundation: A grantmaking organization that funds a wide array
of initiatives in Miami-Dade County.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: The
nation’s largest philanthropy devoted solely to the public’s health and health
The Children’s Trust: A dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve
the lives of the children and families in Miami-Dade County.
United Way of Broward County: Unites
the resources of donors and volunteers to identify the community’s most
pressing needs and creates measurable results.
United Way of Miami Dade: A powerful partnership strategically investing in
quality programs, building partnerships, advocating for better policies,
engaging people in their community and leveraging resources in the Miami Dade
Healthy Eating Active Communities/Health Promotion
2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: First-ever Physical Activity
Guidelines for Americans. They describe the types and amounts of physical
activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans.
on Women’s Health: Part of
the Department of Health and Human Services, The OWH works to improve the
health and sense of well-being of all U.S. women and girls.
BAM: Body and Mind (BAM) is an
interactive tool based on two years of market research and development for
adolescents, providing up-to-date information and encouragement to increase
their level of physical activity and establish fitness habits.
Let’s Move: Program developed by First Lady
Michelle Obama to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation.
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is at the
forefront of the nation's efforts to prevent and control chronic diseases
Nutrition.gov: Provides online access to government
information on food and human nutrition for consumers
Verb: Interactive web site provides children ages 9-13
with ideas on how to become physically active. The site is part of an overall
youth media campaign overseen by the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cancer Society:A nationwide, community-based voluntary health
organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Cancer Control PLANET: This portal provides access to data and resources
that can help planners, program staff, and researchers to design, implement and
evaluate evidence-based cancer control programs.
Cancer Institute: The
NCI, established under the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937, is the
Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
The Prevention Institute: As a national non-profit organization, the
Institute is committed to preventing illness and injury, to fostering health
and social equity, and to building momentum for community prevention as an
integral component of a quality health system.
Trust for America’s Health: A
non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting
the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national
A Guide for Developing and Enhancing Community Oral Health
local public health agencies through the steps for developing, integrating,
expanding or enhancing community oral health programs.
American Association of Public Health Dentistry: A membership organization for
those concerned with improving the public’s oral health, providing a forum for
ideas exchange and support of effective programs for oral health promotion and
American Association for Community Dental Programs: A voluntary membership
organization that supports the efforts of those with an interest in serving the
oral health needs of vulnerable populations at the community level.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Oral Health: American
Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to
the attainment of optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for
children. Their Oral Health Initiative provides a multitude of resources including
state listings and resources, information on oral health issues and a video
American Dental Association: Founded
in 1859, the American Dental Association is the oldest and largest national
dental society in the world. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the
leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors: ASTDD provides leadership to promote a governmental oral
health presence in each state and territory, to formulate and promote sound
oral health policy, to increase awareness of oral health issues, and to assist
in the development of initiatives for prevention and control of oral diseases
for Disease Control and Prevention- Division of Oral Health: Works to prevent and control oral diseases and
conditions and reduce disparities by building the knowledge, tools, and
networks that promote healthy behaviors and effective public health practices
Children’s Dental Health Project: Creates and advances innovative solutions to achieve oral health
for all children.
First Smiles Project: Aims to educate 30,000 dental
professionals, 10,000 medical professionals and deliver intensive training to
14,000 dental professionals and over 3,500 medical professionals statewide in
National Maternal and Child
Oral Health Resource Center: Responds to the needs of states and communities in
addressing current and emerging public oral health issues. The resource center
collaborates with federal, state, and local agencies; national and state
organizations and associations; and foundations to gather, develop, and share
quality and valued information and materials.
Oral Health Policy Center: A HRSA-supported
resource to further the understanding of oral health care financing, workforce,
and disparities, in order to inform policy development and improve the oral
health statusof vulnerable
National Oral Health Surveillance System: Designed to monitor the burden of oral
disease, use of the oral health care delivery system, and the status of
community water fluoridation on both a national and state level.
Public Health Dental Program (Florida Department of Health): Leads the
Department of Health's efforts to improve and maintain the oral health of all
persons in Florida.
Safety Net Dental Manual: Designed to help safety net dental clinic staff with all aspects of clinic development and ongoing operations.
Simple Steps to Better Dental Health: Features consumer information from Columbia
University’s College of Dental Medicine
State Oral Health Improvement Plan for
Disadvantaged Floridians: SOHIP Florida advances general health and well
being by increasing critical partnerships, coordination and collaboration in
efforts to reduce oral health disparities.
Primary Care/Chronic Care Management
American Heart Association: A national voluntary health agency whose mission
is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
American Lung Association of Southeast
Florida: The mission of
the American Lung Association of South Florida is to prevent lung disease and
promote lung health. This is accomplished through research, education, direct
services and advocacy.
American Diabetes Association: The nation's leading nonprofit
health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
of Primary Health Care (BPHC): BPHC funds Health Centers in
underserved communities, providing access to high quality, family oriented, and
comprehensive primary and preventive health care for people who are low-income,
uninsured or face other obstacles to getting health care.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-
Diabetes Public Health Resources:Reduce the preventable burden of diabetes through public
health leadership, partnership, research, programs, and policies that translate
science into practice.
for Health Evidence: Provides a range of information and communication services
to a variety of health organizations and professional associations
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): Helps provide health resources
for medically underserved populations and also works to build the health care
workforce and maintains the National Health Service Corps.
Improving Chronic Illness Care: ICIC
has worked for more than a decade with national partners toward the goal of
bettering the health of chronically ill patients by helping health systems,
especially those that serve low-income populations, improve their care through
implementation of the Chronic Care Model (CCM). CCM identifies the essential
elements of a health care system that encourage high-quality chronic disease
care: the community, the health system, self-management support, delivery
system design, decision support and clinical information systems.
Office of Minority Health: Works
to improve and protect
the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of
health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.
Centered Primary Care Collaborative: A
coalition of major employers, consumer groups, patient quality organizations, health
plans, labor unions, hospitals, physicians and many others who have joined
together to develop and advance the patient centered medical home
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Diabetes Initiative Archive: From
2002-2009 this program focused on improving self
management supports for adults with diabetes in real world clinic and community
settings. The site is now a repository for program models, materials, tools,
resources, and lessons learned over the course of the Initiative.
Stanford Self Management Programs: A leading resource for developing, testing, and evaluating
self-management programs for people with chronic health problems.
Medical Homes Resources:
Joint Principles of the Patient-Centered
Medical Home (PCMH): A collaboration between American Academy of
Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of
Physicians, American Osteopathic Association setting forth principles to
describe the characteristics of the PC—MH.
Physician Practice Connections--
Patient-Centered Medical Home: Supported by the National Council on
Quality Assurance, PCC-PCMH works to identify physicians who deliver superior
care using standards based on medical evidence, measuring multiple aspects of
care to deliver a score.
Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative: a coalition of major employers, consumer groups,
patient quality organizations, health plans, labor unions, hospitals,
clinicians and many others who have joined together to develop and advance the
patient centered medical home (PCMH).
The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative: A collaboration between Commonwealth Fund, Qualis Health and MacColl Institute for Healthcare
Innovation to help primary care safety net clinics become high performing
patient-centered medical homes, designed to promote improved patient-provider
communications and improving clinical quality and reduced healthy system costs.
Quality and Safety Resources
for Healthcare Research and Quality: As part of its effort to help consumers become
better informed and participate as partners in their own health care, the
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed materials that
will help patients get safer, higher quality care. Part of the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services, AHRQ is leading the Government's efforts to
improve the quality, safety, and effectiveness of health care for all
The American Board of Medical Specialties: The American Board
of Medical Specialties (ABMS), a not-for-profit organization, represents 24
medical specialty boards which establish and maintain high standards for
physician certification and the delivery of safe, quality medical care by
certified physician specialists.
American Health Quality Association:
AHQA represents Quality
Improvement Organizations (QIOs) and professionals working to improve the
quality of health care in communities throughout America. QIOs share
information about best practices with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes,
home health agencies, and others. In
collaboration with health care providers, QIOs identify opportunities and
provide assistance for improvement.
Healthcare Communities: A web-based knowledge management system
that provides multiple means for the healthcare quality improvement community
to share knowledge and contribute to each others’ QI work.
HealthGrades: HealthGrades' award-winning physician, hospital,
and nursing home reports are used by more consumers than any other.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Nonprofit
organization leading the improvement of health care throughout the world.
Commission on Quality Assurance: A private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization
dedicated to improving health care quality by developing quality standards and
performance measures for a broad range of health care entities.
Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care: This
initiative uses Medicare data to provide
comprehensive information and analysis about national, regional, and local
markets, as well as individual hospitals and their affiliated physicians.Reports
found on their website can be used by policymakers as well as practitioners to
understanding factors affecting the efficiency and effectiveness of our health