The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Catalyst for Infant Health Equity program.
Donor Name: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/18/2022
Grants Size: $500,000
Grant Duration: 5 years
The purpose of this new program is to support the implementation of existing action plans that apply datadriven policy and innovative systems strategies to reduce infant mortality (IM) disparities in a specific county/jurisdiction.
The goals of the Catalyst for Infant Health Equity program are twofold:
- to continue reducing overall IM rates in the United States, and
- to decrease and ultimately eliminate disparities in IM across racial/ethnic groups by achieving steeper declines for groups with the highest rates.
- Goal 1: Assure access to high quality and equitable health services to optimize health and well-being for all MCH populations
- Goal 2: Achieve health equity for MCH populations
- Goal 3: Strengthen public health capacity and workforce for MCH
- Goal 4: Maximize impact through leadership, partnership, and stewardship
- Anticipated Total Annual Available FY 2022 Funding: Up to $2,500,000 subject to the availability of appropriated funds.
- Estimated Number and Type of Award(s): Up to 5 awards subject to the availability of appropriated funds.
- Estimated Annual Award Amount: Up to $500,000 per award subject to the availability of appropriated funds.
- The period of performance is September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2027 (5 years).
- State governments
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- City or township governments
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Independent school districts
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Special district governments
- Small businesses
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- Private institutions of higher education
- County governments
For more information, visit Grants.gov.