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Florida Health Literacy Initiative Grants

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Florida Blue Foundation, Florida Literacy Coalition
Feb 6, 2023

The Florida Health Literacy Initiative will provide grants to help Florida adult English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and family literacy programs integrate health education into their instruction. The initiative is seeking to cover all areas of the state.

Family literacy programs should include:

  • Parent literacy instruction
  • Interactive literacy activities between parents and their children
  • Training for parents regarding how to be the primary teacher for their children and full partners in the education of their children
  • Age-appropriate education for children

Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and government-based agencies (such as school districts and state/community colleges) that provide adult ESOL and/or family literacy instruction in Florida.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $5,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 14

Awardees may also request up to 80 copies of either Staying Healthy: An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living or Staying Healthy for Beginners student books.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Families · Health literacy · Limited English proficient · Florida

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