The Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is pleased to release the grant application for the 2022 Community Innovation Fund to promote health equity and is open to organizations and innovators with maternal and infant health projects or services in Georgia.
Donor Name: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA)
County: Selected Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/27/2022
Grant Size: $2,500 to $10,000
Grant Duration: 1 year
The primary objectives of these grants are to:
- Promote health equity, increasing access to vital resources and support for those disproportionately affected by maternal and infant death which include Black women/birth givers and those living in maternity care deserts in Georgia;
- Support grassroots organizations, entrepreneurs, small businesses, or nonprofits invested in improving maternal and infant health outcomes in Georgia;
- Support volunteers and grassroots organizations taking ownership in improving their communities.
- Foster relationships by encouraging diverse community partnerships or encouraging community engagement to work toward common goals;
- Build capacity within the community through training and leadership development; and
- Support and track at least one measurable neighborhood improvement from each grantee, with the
- understanding that incremental improvements lead to broader community impact.
The grant cycle is July 1, 2022, to June 30, 20223 and requests should range from $2,500 to $10,000.
- Build on the strengths and assets already existing in the community.
- Non-profit businesses – Applicants do not need to have tax exempt status such as 501(c)(3), but if they do not have tax exempt status, they must have a fiscal agent who does. Applicants must provide a letter from fiscal agents indicating their willingness to serve in that capacity and describing the roles and responsibilities of the relationship. They also must provide the fiscal agent’s IRS tax exemption letter. HMHBGA will issue awarded grant checks to the tax-exempt organization, which must have a business bank account.
For more information, visit Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA).