Grant Opportunities

There are numerous grant opportunities specific to maternal health in San Bernardino County. The Maternal Health Network has compiled a list of grant opportunities to support service expansion for Black and African American Maternal & Infant Health, Breastfeeding, Home Visiting, Maternal Alcohol and Drug Services, Maternal Mental Health, Midwives and Doulas, and Pre- and Inter-Conception Care.

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Grant Opportunities are updated on a monthly basis. Regularly check this page for new funding opportunities.
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Groundswell Birth Justice Fund
Funding Available:
$15,000 - $80,000
Due Date:
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

The Birth Justice Fund aims to eliminate disparities in pregnancy and birth outcomes experienced by women of color, low-income women, young women and transgender people by expanding their access to midwifery and doula care and training

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Black and African American Maternal & Infant Health, Pre- and Inter-conception Care, Midwives & Doulas
Hanley Family Foundation Addiction Services Grant
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
Applications are accepted on a rolling 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
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
Black and African American Maternal & Infant Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fund for Racial Equity
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
10/11/2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations

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
Black and African American Maternal & Infant Health
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
2/15/2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Human Services Agencies

This funding is intended to fund programs working to improve outcomes for infants and young children by developing, maintaining, or enhancing infant and early childhood mental health promotion, intervention, and treatment services, including: (1) programs for infants and children at significant risk of developing, showing early signs of, or having been diagnosed with a mental illness, including a serious emotional disturbance (SED) and/or symptoms that may be indicative of a developing SED in children with a history of in utero exposure to substances such as opioids, stimulants or other drugs that may impact development; and (2) multigenerational therapy and other services that strengthen positive caregiving relationship.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Maternal Mental Health
Maternity Group Home Program
Funding Available:
$100,000 - $250,000
Due Date:
4/25/2022
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 for the needs and safety of the 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.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Home Visiting
Integrative Research on Polysubstance Abuse and Disorder
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
11/7/2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations

Funding is being made available to support research and application of research to characterize how the neurobiological alterations, associated behaviors, and public health consequences arising from polysubstance use differ from, or are similar to, those observed in single drug use. Emphasis is placed on research that explores maternal polysubstance abuse and disorder and its relationship to maternal mental health.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Maternal Alcohol & Drug Services, Maternal Mental Health
Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
3/21/2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations

The purpose of the Maternal and Child Environmental Health Network is to decrease maternal and child morbidity and mortality associated with pre-and post-natal environmental exposures by providing resources, information, and individual risk assessment to pregnant or breastfeeding women, their partners and healthcare providers, with an emphasis on underserved populations.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Black and African American Maternal & Infant Health, Breastfeeding, Pre- and Inter-conception Care
Translation Reseach in Maternal and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
12/9/2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Tribal Organizations

The funding is intended to support providers who are performing basic, translational and clinical research to (1) advance the understanding of underlying mechanisms of maternal drug action; (2) discover and develop novel therapeutics that are safe to use during pregnancy; (3) enhance the usage of existing drugs or drug repurposing for safer and more effective treatment for pregnant women, lactating women, neonates and children.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Breastfeeding, Maternal Alcohol & Drug Services, Pre- and Inter-conception Care
Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Services
Funding Available:
Grant amounts not specified
Due Date:
2/7/2022
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, Native American Led Nonprofit Organizations

The Department of Health and Human Services is making funding available to enhance clinical predoctoral trainee’s ability to care for populations and individuals with medically complex conditions, special and behavioral healthcare needs, and focus on patient-centered care so that students gain a better understanding of the social determinants of health, in order to improve the health of vulnerable, underserved, and rural populations. Special priority is placed on training for maternal and infant oral health care and training on cultural humility service delivery.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Black and African American Maternal & Infant Health, Pre- and Inter-conception Care
Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Development & Implementation
Funding Available:
$100,000 - $600,000
Due Date:
4/15/2022
Eligible Applicants:
Native American Tribal Organizations, Native American Led Nonprofit Organizations

The Office of Child Care within the Administration for Children and Families is making funds available to 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: conduct community needs assessments; develop the infrastructure needed for widespread planning, adopting, implementing, expanding, enhancing, and sustaining of evidence-based maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting programs; and provide high-quality evidence-based home visiting services to pregnant women and families with young children aged birth to kindergarten entry.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Home Visiting
Domestic Violence Prevent Program: Forensic Healthcare Services
Funding Available:
$250,000
Due Date:
12/31/2021
Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofit Organizations, Native American Tribal Organizations

The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) grant is to provide access to treatment for American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of domestic and sexual violence by supporting the development of and/or expansion of Forensic Healthcare (FHC) services that are culturally appropriate and trauma informed. This also includes promoting treatment, intervention, and prevention efforts for the social, spiritual and emotional well-being of victims including child maltreatment. To address domestic and sexual violence, including victims of sexual exploitation/human trafficking, applicants are encouraged to use a Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) and Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) approaches. Special priority is placed on providing coordinated services to persons who are pregnant and experiencing domestic violence.

APPLICABLE SERVICE SECTORS
Maternal Mental Health