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New!! Quality of Life Grant is now $15,000.00 Priority Issues for 2021

Quality of Life Faculty Community-Based Applied Research Grants are awarded for proposals which fall under one or more of the following 6 categories: Autism; Criminal Justice; Children and Families; Adult General; Elderly Services; and Foster Care. Within these 6 categories are several top priority issues indicated by our community partners and/or obtained via countywide reports, which are currently significantly impacting Broward, Dade and Palm Beach County residents. See below for QOL's 2021 Broward, Dade and Palm Beach Counties priority issues:

  • Obesity
  • Affordable House
  • Elderly Services
  • Access to Health & Human Services
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Delinquency Prevention & Diversion
  • Unemployment
  • Mental Health
  • Maternal Health & Infant Mortality
  • Veterans Reintegration
  • School Class Size
  • Autism
  • Transition Skills/Programming
  • Family Strengthening
  • Proposals submitted to the Children and Families category are selected based on funding priorities identified by the Children’s Services Council of Broward County.
  • Children's Services Council Funding Goals
  • Proposals submitted to the Foster Care category are selected based on the funding priority identified by ChildNet.
  • Broward Sheriff's Office Funding Priority

Criminal Justice: Broward Sheriff's Office, Priority Issues

* Diverting youth from the criminal justice system 
* Reducing gun violence/violent crime 
* Programs that assist the homeless/mentally ill
* Crime prevention 

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