The (DOH) Hispanic Obesity Prevention Education (HOPE) Initiative is Accepting Applications for $325,000 in Mini-Grant Funding for Florida Organizations

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The Florida Department of Health's Hispanic Obesity Prevention Education (HOPE) program continues to accept applications from Florida organizations that target physical activity and healthful nutrition within Florida's Hispanic Community.

The Florida Department of Health's Hispanic Obesity Prevention Education (HOPE) program continues to accept applications from Florida organizations that target physical activity and healthful nutrition within Florida's Hispanic Community.

A total of $325,000 will be awarded in mini-grants to up to 25 Florida organizations. The HOPE funding initiative will serve as a vehicle to increase physical activity, healthy nutrition, knowledge of appropriate food portion sizes and reduced screen time among Hispanics in Florida.

These grants works in conjunction with HOPE's overarching goal: to increase obesity prevention and education within the Hispanic community. The grants will be awarded based on the need each organization demonstrates in its proposal.

To apply for the mini-grant visit: Mini-Grants to download the mini-grant application or contact Catalina Rodríguez, HOPE Program Marketing Coordinator, via e-mail or by phone at (305) 377-9167.

All applications are due by May 8th, 2007.

Florida Department of Health promotes and protects the health and safety of all people in Florida through the delivery of quality public health services and the promotion of health care standards.

To learn more about the Florida Department of Health's (DOH) Hispanic Obesity Prevention Education (HOPE) Initiative visit Hope Florida

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