Grant Opportunities

Internal Grant Opportunities

The Florida Asthma Coalition recently put out a Request for Proposals (RFP) for organizations to implement a program to deliver asthma self-management education at a local level using a team-based care approach between September 2018-June 2019. Funding objectives include: increase the number of people with asthma who receive asthma self-management education; increase knowledge and skills for Floridians with asthma; reduce the need for hospitalizations and ED visits for Floridians with Asthma; promote tobacco cessation; and address health equity in the community.

Applicants participated in a competitive review process. A total of six projects were funded.

  • Community Asthma Partnership-Wolfson’s Children Hospital (CAP-W) – The hospital will provide educational workshops for children and families who have had recent hospitalizations or emergency room visits due to asthma, disseminate educational materials to patients and conduct educational workshops in areas with a high volume of patients with asthma in Duval County.

Contact Information:

Carey Smith

(904) 202-4053


  • Community Health Northwest Florida: “Community Health Asthma Management Program (CHAMP)” – Fourth year Doctor of Pharmacy students and faculty will provide case management, education and medication therapy management services to patients ages 19 and older with asthma in Escambia County.

Contact Information:

Dr. Chenita Carter

(850) 436-4630 ext. 90500


  • Center for Multicultural Wellness and Prevention, Inc. “Project Connect” – The center will provide case management and education, home visits, community education and will be present at community events in Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties.

Contact Information:

Marie-Jose Francois

(407) 648-9440 ext. 16


Jackie Sinkfield

(407) 234-2594


  • Health Council of East Central Florida “Care-a-Medix Asthma Self-Management Education” – Community paramedics will provide asthma self-management education and home assessments for patients in Seminole, Orange and Osceola counties.  

Contact Information:

Ken Peach

(866) 991-3652


  • Palm Beach Children’s Hospital – The hospital will increase the number of staff who are asthma educators; develop a hospital policy for when patients are admitted due to asthma; provide asthma-self management education to patients; promote asthma self-management education to schools, pediatricians, pulmonary specialists, the pediatric emergency department, pediatric floors, and outpatient clinics; and refer patients to outpatient asthma self-management education (seminars).

Contact Information:

Megan Hamerdinger

(561) 840-6065


  • Tampa Bay Asthma Coalition – Staff will conduct home visits to patients living in areas with high emergency department and hospitalization rates, provide asthma education in the community and educate providers on the guidelines for diagnosis and management of asthma in Hillsborough County.

Contact Information:

Mary Martinasek

(813) 257-5037


This grant was fully supported by the Cooperative Agreement Number, EH000523-03, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


External Grant  Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services / National Institutes of Health - PAR-16-413 NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01) (Closes 9/7/19)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites submission of investigator-initiated Program Project (P01) applications. The proposed programs may address scientific areas relevant to the NIAID mission including the biology, pathogenesis, and host response to microbes, including HIV; the mechanisms of normal immune function system development and function; and immune dysfunction resulting in autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, allergy, asthma, and transplant rejection; and translational research to develop vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to prevent and treat infectious, immune-mediated, and allergic diseases. Each P01 application submitted to this FOA must include at least two related research projects that share a common central theme, focus, and/or overall objective.


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