Department Wellness Fund applications now open

Beginning this month through the end of August, University of Florida and UF Health departments may apply for one of 10 Department Wellness Fund awards of up to $500 to support health and wellness initiatives in their area. The Department Wellness Fund, sponsored by GatorCare, will provide opportunities for departments to develop creative and tailored wellness initiatives in partnership with UF and GatorCare wellness professionals.

The application period opened July 1 and will close Aug. 30, with awards granted in September. To learn more, visit

Need ideas or clarification on what qualifies for a Department Wellness Fund initiative? Check out the recorded Wellness Wednesday presentation featuring Yusof Al-Wadei of UFHR Communications and Worklife and Morgan Papworth of GatorCare.