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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.
APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS

Funding opportunities have been identified for the following priority areas of service expansion:

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NEW! Maternal and Child Health Secondary Data Analysis Research Grants
Funding Available:
Grants up to $120,000 are available.
Due Date:
02/13/2023
Eligible Applicants:
Public Institutions, Nonprofit Organizations, Native American Tribal Organizations

The purpose of the program is to support research that analyzes existing national data sets and/or administrative records to answer questions that can improve the health and well-being of maternal and child populations, including children and teenagers with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities (ASD/DD). Existing and new public health challenges affecting maternal and child populations, including children with special health care needs and children and adolescents with ASD/DD (Autism SDAR), require timely, evidence-based responses from programs, policy, and practice. Projects should help address any of the following strategic plan objectives: incorporate health equity concepts and measures into programs and policies; improve the quality, safety, and effectiveness of health services for underserved populations and those in need; and enhance maternal and child health efforts and reduce disparities in morbidity, mortality, and health outcomes. Eligibility is limited to public or non-profit institutions of higher learning and public or private non-profit agencies engaged in research or in programs relating to maternal and child health and/or services for children with special health care needs.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations, Miscellaneous
NEW! Funding for State Newborn Screening System Priorities Program (NBS Propel)
Funding Available:
Grant amount not specified.
Due Date:
02/13/2023
Eligible Applicants:
Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations, Nonprofit Organizations

The purpose of NBS Propel is to support state/territory NBS programs addressing state/territory-specific challenges; pursue priorities to enhance, improve, and expand the NBS System; improve on NBS timeliness; support implementation of new conditions added to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel; and increase access to treatment and follow-up activities for individuals and their families with conditions identified through NBS. NBS Propel has two focus areas: Focus Area 1 includes activities related to improving collection of specimens, testing of specimens, and reporting out results, including and improving the timeliness of these activities; and implementing screening for newly added RUSP conditions. Focus Area 2 includes activities related to improving short-term follow-up through long-term follow-up and helping families understand and navigate the process from confirmation of a diagnosis to treatment, and through follow-up across the lifespan. These activities include expanding access to diagnosis and treatment resources for providers and families of infants with NBS disorders with a focus on reaching underserved populations, and empowering families to actively engage at all levels of the newborn screening system. Eligible applicants include: a state or a political subdivision of a state; a consortium of 2 or more states or political subdivisions of states; a territory; a health facility or program operated by or pursuant to a contract with or grant from the Indian Health Service; or any other entity with appropriate expertise in newborn screening, as determined by the Secretary.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous, Priority Populations
Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Development and Implementation Grants
Funding Available:
Grants up to $600,000 are available.
Due Date:
05/09/2023
Eligible Applicants:
Native American Tribal Organizations

The Office of Child Care within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of funds for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Grant Program: Development and Implementation Grants. Funds will support 63-month grants (cooperative agreements) between ACF and federally-recognized Indian tribes (or a consortium of Indian tribes), tribal organizations, or urban Indian organizations to support the following: conduct community needs and readiness assessments; develop the infrastructure needed for planning and implementation of evidence-based maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting programs; provide high-quality, evidence-based home visiting services to pregnant women and families with young children aged birth to kindergarten entry; implement performance measurement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities; and engage in activities to strengthen early childhood systems of support for families with young children.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations, Home Visiting
NEW!! Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Reproductive Health, Pregnancy, and Parenting among Women with Disabilities
Funding Available:
See link for details.
Due Date:
05/31/2024
Eligible Applicants:

The purpose of this Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) is to encourage and support research studies in women with disabilities (WWD) in any of three interconnected areas of high priority to NICHD: Gynecologic care and preconception health for women and adolescent girls with disabilities, Pregnancy in WWD, and Postpartum and parenting needs of WWD. It is not expected or required that all areas will be addressed in one application.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations, Miscellaneous
NEW! Improving Maternal and Child Health RFP
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
08/31/2024
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

The Elevance Health Foundation will be investing up to $30 million over the next three years to support programs that aim to ensure women and their babies can achieve optimal health and well-being. We are inviting qualified nonprofit organizations with a history of proven, programmatic community initiatives to join us in these efforts. In an effort to ensure our funding reaches the communities where it is needed most, we are placing an emphasis on programs specifically working to create equity in maternal healthcare by addressing racial disparities and biases, addressing health-related social needs and removing barriers to care and that drive to specific, measurable maternal/ child health outcomes. Grant program goals are to reduce pre-term birth rate, reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, and reduce primary c-section rate.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous
Cigna Foundation Community Health Navigation Funding
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

The Cigna Foundation seeks proposals from organizations engaged in eliminating health disparities and improving community health navigation. Community health navigation includes projects and programs aimed at connecting individuals and better health through the efforts of trusted neighbors and organizations. A well-designed community health navigation program can be a powerful tool in bringing improved health equity to underserved populations.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations
Arthur N. Rupe Foundation Caregiver Grants
Funding Available:
Grant amount not specified
Due Date:
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

The Arthur N. Rupe Foundation provides grants to California-based nonprofit organizations for projects designed to provide education, skills training, and/or respite for family, professional, and volunteer caregivers. The Foundation supports efforts to train and relieve family caregivers, who provide most of the long-term care in the U.S. To increase the number of professional caregivers in the workforce, the foundation also provides support to nursing assistant programs at California Community Colleges.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Miscellaneous
Funds for Equity in Healthcare Access
Funding Available:
Grant amount not specified
Due Date:
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Native American Tribal Organizations

The Equity in Access portfolio at the California Wellness Foundation champions health care coverage and access for all and defends the rights of immigrants to enjoy access to health services, coverage, and other benefits. The portfolio also supports the rights of women to access comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care services. Equity in Access funds focus on 1) public policy, research, and communications efforts to supporting expansion of health coverage; 2) culturally and linguistically appropriate health coverage outreach, education, retention; 3) utilization activities for Medi-Cal and Covered California; 4) research and communications activities to help build the case for universal coverage; 5) project support for larger community health centers and clinics to address health-related social needs of patients; and 6) core support for small community health clinics that provide a broad range of primary health care services to low-income individuals.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Priority Populations
Hanley Family Foundation Addiction Services Grant
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

The Hanley Family Foundation supports organizations and programs that advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, and addictive behavior, including support for related research and education. Special priority is given to programs that prioritize services for persons who are pregnant.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Maternal Alcohol & Drug Services
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