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Closing the Gap Grant

Contact the Office of Minority Health

  •  850-245-4941



    Mailing Address

    Office of Minority Health 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A25 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1746 

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The state-funded program, Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities "Closing the Gap" (CTG) grant, section 381.7356, Florida Statutes, supports communities, faith-based, and other organizations to eliminate health disparities. CTG grants fund communities to work with partners to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations, eliminate barriers and achieve optimal health in Florida.


2024-2025 CTG Current Grant Opportunity for RFA23-004: Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities "Closing the Gap" (CTG) grant in Florida.


Update April 22, 2024:

Notice of Intent to Award:

Please click the link to read the Notice of Intent to Award Grant Recipients for Request for Application: (RFA) 23-004 Award Notice

Thank you for your interest and patience.




2023-2026 CTG Grant Opportunity for RFA22-002: Programs to Reduce Severe Maternal Morbidity through Telehealth (SMMT) in Florida


Grant recipients were posted April 21, 2021. Please see the list below or click here to read the notice: RFA20-005 Award Notice  (Currently Closed)

The Florida Department of Health issues this Notice of Intent to Award to the following Applicants:

  • Bay Care Health Systems
  • BEST
  • Big Bend AHEC
  • Big Bend Cares
  • Broward Urban League
  • Caridad Center
  • Center for Change
  • Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research
  • Healthy Mother, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward
  • Hebni Nutrition Consultants
  • Latino Salud
  • Metropolitan Charities
  • Miami-Dade AHEC
  • Mother Cares
  • Prideline Youth Services
  • Serving Children
  • Simeon Resource and Development Center for Men, Inc
  • Sickle Cell Foundation
  • YMCA of Tampa

Notice of Intent RFA20-005


To be notified of future grants, please register to the following databases: 

How to apply - Any person, entity, or organization located in a Florida county may apply for a CTG grant and serve as the lead agency to administer and coordinate project activities within the counties and develop community partnerships necessary to implement the grant.

Priority Areas for this grant program include:

Click each link for definitions, policy recommendations and best practice resources.