GMA Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grant Program

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Grant Application
The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) is pleased to announce the renewal of the Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grant Program for 2019, to assist members of GMA’s health insurance fund enhance their ability to conduct new or improve existing workplace health promotion and wellness programs. Over $1,600,000 has been given back to the membership in grant funds since the program began in 2006.

GMA in conjunction with Local Government Risk Management Services – Health Promotion Services (LGRMS-HPS), will immediately begin accepting applications for Health Promotion & Wellbeing Grants. The grant program is administered by LGRMS-HPS and is only available to members of the Georgia Municipal Employees Benefit System (GMEBS) Life and Health Insurance Fund. Applications must be submitted on or before August 12, 2019.

To be eligible for funding, members must complete the enclosed two-page grant application. If approved, the application becomes the member’s agreement to meet all of the grant requirements and to carry out all required health promotion activities as described in the application. All award recipients will receive 50% of the initial grant amount and the remaining grant amount will be distributed after the Mid-Point Check has been submitted.

All applicants will be evaluated based on their ability to meet the prescribed criteria, financial need and the ability to demonstrate in-kind support. Grants will be awarded by employee population groups as follows:
Members with more than 400 employees
Members with 150 – 400 employees
Members with less than 150 employees
Should you have any questions about the grant application, please contact Sherea Robinson, Health Promotion Services Manager.