You can receive up to $2,000 to support local vaccination events in 2013. TMA's Be Wise — ImmunizeSM will offer local impact grants for events that target children, adolescents, or adults. Eligible applicants are physicians, medical students, TMA Alliance chapters, and county medical societies.
Funds can be used for a new shot clinic or an expanded event. Grant applications are due March 1, 2013, for the spring grant cycle and Oct. 1, 2013, for the fall grant cycle. Awardees have up to 12 months to use the funds.
To help plan your free or low-cost vaccination event, check out the Be Wise — Immunize Quick Start Manual: A Step-by-Step Vaccination Outreach Guide and Be Wise Event Ideas. Contact Tammy Wishard, TMA;s outreach coordinator, at (512) 370-1470, to find out how the grants program can benefit your community.
Be Wise — Immunize is a joint initiative led by TMA physicians and the TMA Alliance. Funding for Be Wise — Immunize is provided by the TMA Foundation thanks to generous support from H-E-B and gifts from physicians and their families.
Be Wise — Immunize is a service mark of the Texas Medical Association.
Action, Jan. 4, 2013