March of Dimes Seeks Grant Apps for Mothers and Babies

By: March of Dimes Release
By: March of Dimes Release

FLORIDA - March of Dimes Florida Chapter is seeking proposals for grant
projects for community-based programs addressing the health concerns of
pregnant women and infants in Florida.

Forms and instructions for the 2011 community awards program are
available on our web site at Completed
applications are due no later than February 15, 2011. Please contact
lreeves@marchofdimes.comfor more information. Community awards are
available in amounts of up to $3,000.

"These grants are one way the March of Dimes pursues its mission to give
every baby a healthy start," according to Valerie Browne-Krimsley, RN,
Ph.D., March of Dimes Program Services Committee Chair. "We are
grateful that our successful fundraising efforts, such as March for
Babies, make it possible for us to support new efforts to help more
babies to be born healthy in Florida."

The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission
is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects,
premature birth, and infant mortality. Founded in 1938, the March of
Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education, and
advocacy to save babies. For more information, visit the March of Dimes
website at or or Like us at

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