Grant Opportunities

Recognizing the gaps in services available to families planning to get pregnant, those that are pregnant and those that have recently delivered, the MHN has compiled a collection of grant opportunities that are available to support existing services and creation of new programs.

Simply click on the grant opportunity you are interested in on the list below to be directed to the funding application.

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Grant Opportunities are updated on a monthly basis. Regularly check this page for new funding opportunities.
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Funding opportunities have been identified for the following priority areas of service expansion:

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Improving Maternal Health by Addressing Endometriosis, Fibroids, and/or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Funding Available:
Grants of up to $300,000 are available.
Due Date:
July 7, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
For-Profit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations, Nonprofit Organizations

Funding is being made for demonstration projects that implement and evaluate evidence-based interventions to comprehensively identify and treat endometriosis, fibroids, and/or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) with an emphasis on addressing and reducing disparities in underserved communities. Endometriosis, fibroids, and PCOS increase the risk of pregnancy complications and adverse maternal health outcomes including gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, placenta previa, and preterm birth. The goal of this initiative is to develop a demonstration project that implements and evaluates one or more evidence-based interventions to comprehensively diagnose and treat endometriosis, fibroids, and/or PCOS, conditions which contribute to risk factors and inequities in maternal health outcomes in underserved communities. Applicants may focus on one, two, or all three conditions, but must address at least one of the three.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous
Maternity Group Home Program
Funding Available:
Grants between $100,00 and $250,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 27, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations

The Maternity Group Home (MGH) program provides safe, stable, and appropriate shelter only for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren) for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Service providers must accommodate the needs and safety of dependent children to include facility safety standards for infants and children on the premises. MGH services include, but are not limited to, parenting skills, child development, family budgeting, and health and nutrition education, in addition to the required services provided under the Transitional Living Program to help MGH youth realize improvements in four core outcome areas. The MGH combination of shelter and services is designed to promote long-term, economic independence to ensure the well-being of the youth and their child(ren).

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Priority Populations
Morgan Stanley Children’s Mental Health Innovation Awards
Funding Available:
Grants of up to $100,000 are available.
Due Date:
July 15, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

The Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children's Mental Health Innovation Awards initiative aims to identify and fund mental healthcare solutions for children and young adults across the United States. The funds will be used for new or piloted projects from direct-service organizations that will help address the far-reaching challenge of stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health issues in children and young adults on a national or local level in the U.S. Projects must tackle specific issues and address unmet needs, with a goal of reducing stigma, increasing access to care, improving equity in mental health, enabling early identification/prevention or enhancing intervention, especially among disadvantaged and vulnerable populations.

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Miscellaneous
Sexual Assault American Rescue Plan (AR)
Funding Available:
Grants of up to $65,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 29, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Public Institutions, Nonprofit Organizations

The purpose of the AR Program is to help rape crisis centers and sexual assault programs continue adapting to meet the emergency needs of sexual assault survivors in response to the COVID -19 public health emergency. Funds are to be used to continue efforts to prepare for, prevent, and respond to COVID-19. Funding may support a range of in-scope activities including counseling, mobile advocacy, telehealth, teletherapy, peer support, temporary housing, rental assistance and nominal relocation expenses, supplies, equipment, and software to assist in carrying out virtual services.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fund for Racial Equity
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
October 11, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Native American Tribal Organizations, Public Institutions

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is making funds available to support research in evaluating specific interventions (e.g., policies, programs, practices) that have the potential to counteract the harms of structural and systemic racism and improve health, well-being, and equity outcomes. This funding is focused on studies about upstream causes of health inequities, such as the systems, structures, laws, policies, norms, and practices that determine the distribution of resources and opportunities, which in turn influence individuals' options and behaviors. Research should center on the needs and experiences of communities exhibiting the greatest health burdens and be motivated by real-world priorities and should inform a specific course of action and/or establish beneficial practices, not stop at characterizing or documenting the extent of a problem.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations, Maternal Alcohol & Drug Services
Violence Against Women and Substance Use Prevention Initiative
Funding Available:
Grants of up to $500,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 1, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Native American Led Nonprofit Organizations, Native American Tribal Organizations, Public Institutions, Nonprofit Organizations

The Office on Women’s Health has made funding available to train substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers on intimate partner violence (IPV). These awards will: 1) develop pilot projects to develop and/or implement evidence-based interventions addressing the intersection of IPV and SUD during the pregnant and postpartum time period; 2) train SUD treatment providers on addressing IPV with patients; 3) create and utilize best practices that serve as standards of excellence for others to employ; 4) integrate IPV and SUD protocols into ob-gyn, primary care, pediatrician, and family medicine practices; 5) integrate perinatal and postpartum programs into existing substance use programs; and (6) implement a process and outcomes evaluation and develop a plan to sustain evidence-based interventions for IPV and SUD that significantly improve health outcomes in the pregnant and postpartum period.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations, Maternal Alcohol & Drug Services
Ben and Jerry’s Foundation Making Grants Available to Advance Social Change Initiatives
Funding Available:
Grants up to $30,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 15, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

The Ben and Jerry’s Foundation National Grassroots Organizing Program offers one-year general operating support grants of up to $30,000, with an average grant size of $20,000, to small, non-profit grassroots organizations throughout the United States. The guiding principle behind this program is our belief that people most affected by a problem are in the best position to determine the solutions. Proposals from grassroots organizations that are working to help themselves and their communities create broad systems change through community organizing and movement-building efforts will be considered. Organizations that are led by and center the leadership and agency of Black communities, Indigenous communities, and communities of color that approach their work using anti-oppression values – consciously striving to dismantle systems of oppression and the legacies of white supremacy culture in this country while working toward a more just and equitable society will be prioritized.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous
Community Health Worker Training Program
Funding Available:
Grants amount not specified.
Due Date:
June 14, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations

The purpose of the Community Health Worker Training Program (CHWTP) is to support projects that will increase the number of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Health Support Workers and equip them with the skillsets needed to provide effective community outreach, build trust with communities, support connections to and retention in care and support services. Other fundable strategies include increasing access to care, providing prevention services, and support for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and other public health emergencies in underserved communities. These combined efforts are intended to advance public health, strengthen the public health workforce, reduce health disparities, and help underserved populations achieve health equity. The goals of the CHWTP are to expand the public health workforce by training new CHW, upskill the existing CHW, increase CHW employment readiness through field placements and apprenticeships, and advance health equity and support for underserved communities.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous
Funds for Expansion of Substance Misuse and Co-Occuring Disorder Services and Recovery Education Supports
Funding Available:
Grants of up to $300,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 3, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Native American Tribal Organizations

The purpose of this program is to mobilize and connect a broad base of community-based resources to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery support for persons with substance use disorders (SUD) and co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD). These grants are intended to support the development, enhancement, expansion, and delivery of recovery support services (RSS) as well as the promotion of and education about recovery. It is expected that these grant activities will be administered and implemented by individuals with lived experience who are in recovery from SUD and COD and reflect the needs and population of the community being served. Grant recipients are encouraged to prioritize the provision of services for diverse underserved communities. Allowable activities include fostering connections through infrastructure building between recovery networks and other RSS, providing recovery housing, implementing activities designed to reduce discrimination and stigma concerning people with SUD and in recovery, or conducting a community needs assessment to understand the cultural and linguistic needs of the community being served.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Maternal Alcohol & Drug Services
Strengthening Community Colleges Training for Workforce Development Grants
Funding Available:
Grants between $1,500,000 and $2,000,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 2, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Public Institutions

The purpose of this program is to address two inter-related needs: 1) to increase the capacity and responsiveness of community colleges to address identified equity gaps, and 2) to meet the skill development needs of employers in in-demand industries and career pathways, as well as the skill development needs of underserved and underrepresented workers. Ultimately, these grants should build the capacity of community colleges to address identified equity gaps and meet the skill development needs of employers in in-demand industries and career pathways leading to quality jobs.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous
Initiative to Reduce Postpartum Deaths Due to Drug Overdose
Funding Available:
Grants of up to $300,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 1, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations, For-Profit Organizations, Native American Led Nonprofit Organizations

Funding will be made available to strengthen perinatal and postnatal support structures for women with substance use disorder (SUD) and reduce deaths during the perinatal and postpartum periods due to drug overdose. Applicants will: 1) partner with hospital and community-based organizations to implement evidence-based interventions that strengthen perinatal and postpartum support structures for women with substance use disorders; 2) improve health outcomes and reduce deaths during the perinatal and postpartum time periods due to drug overdose; and 3) create technologically innovative education and outreach programs for perinatal and postpartum women with substance use disorders to educate them on biological, emotional, and psychosocial milestones and struggles at each stage during pregnancy and the first 12 months following birth to reduce stress that could trigger a return to drug use or overdose.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Maternal Alcohol & Drug Services
Violence Against Women and Substance Use Prevention Initiative
Funding Available:
Grants of up to $500,000 are available.
Due Date:
June 1, 2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations, For-Profit Organizations, Native American Led Nonprofit Organizations

The Office on Women’s Health has made funding available to train substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers on intimate partner violence (IPV). These awards will: 1) develop pilot projects to develop and/or implement evidence-based interventions addressing the intersection of IPV and SUD during the pregnant and postpartum time period; 2) train SUD treatment providers on addressing IPV with patients; 3) create and utilize best practices that serve as standards of excellence for others to employ; 4) integrate IPV and SUD protocols into ob-gyn, primary care, pediatrician, and family medicine practices; 5) Integrate perinatal and postpartum programs into existing substance use programs; and (6) implement a process and outcomes evaluation and develop a plan to sustain evidence-based interventions for IPV and SUD that significantly improve health outcomes in the pregnant and postpartum period.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations