Contact Mary Harwerth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 274-2237, ext. 6751.
The 2014-15 FMIG Funding Initiative application cycle is closed. The 2015-16 cycle will open in early August.
Family Medicine Interest Groups at all U.S. allopathic medical schools and branch campuses are eligible for a $600 grant from the AAFP and the AAFP Foundation to put toward their group's operation in whatever way they see fit. The purpose of the program is to provide crucial funding to FMIGs to work on the front lines at their colleges and enhance student interest in family medicine.
In order to qualify, FMIGs must:
All application materials (except the FMIG Activity Survey) must be mailed in one envelope to the following address:
American Academy of Family Physicians
Medical Education Division
Attn: Mary Harwerth
11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
Leawood, KS 66211-2680
If your school requests funding to go to a recipient (school, department, FMIG) that has not been a recipient of funds from the AAFP in the past, you will be required to submit a W-9 form(4 page PDF).
For answers to frequently asked questions, as well as ideas for FMIG programming, presentations, speakers' notes, resources for community service and advocacy projects, and other helpful materials, visit the Funding Initiative Ideas and Resources page.
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