HRSA Funding Opportunities

Women’s Preventive Services Initiative

Applications Due: October 5, 2020

The purpose of this initiative is to improve women’s health across the lifespan by engaging a coalition of provider, academic, and patient-focused health professional organizations to:

  • Identify and recommend evidence-based updates to the HRSA-supported Women’s Preventive Services Guidelines;
  • Raise awareness and knowledge of these Guidelines; and
  • Increase clinicians’ adoption and utilization of these Guidelines.

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Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program

Applications Due: October 6, 2020

The purpose of this program is to support innovative, community-based initiatives to improve the health status of infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to preventive care and services. This program supports HRSA’s goals to improve access to quality health services, achieve health equity, and enhance population health. HTPCP will support projects related to a range of topical areas including, but not limited to, medical home or care coordination, mental and behavioral health services, child development and school readiness services, and promotion of healthy weight and physical activity.

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National Center for Education in Maternal and Child HealthHRSA Disclaimer

MCH Best: Bank of Evidence-linked Strategies and ToolsHRSA Disclaimer


The Bank of Evidence-linked Strategies and Tools, phase 1 of the MCH Best database project, aggregates sample evidence-based and informed strategies that can be used as-is or adapted to develop ESMs for each of the MCH NPMs. Find out more about the guidance and strategies that can be sorted by evidence level or target audience.

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National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical HomeHRSA Disclaimer and The National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

SDoH Referrals in Medicaid and the Role of Medicaid Managed Care ContractsHRSA Disclaimer

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet presents SDoH screening and referrals for CYSHCN and their families. Opportunities for collaboration and partnership between Medicaid, Title V MCH/CYSHCN programs, and pediatricians are explained. State-level case studies provide innovative and replicable strategies for implementing SDoH screening and community referrals.

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Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Strategies for Improving Emotional Well-Being Among LGBTQ Youth: Stories from the Field of MCHHRSA Disclaimer


In honor of Pride Month, AMCHP asked State MCH programs to share what they are doing to improve and support emotional well-being among LGBTQ youth in their states. LGBTQ youth experience life differently than their cisgender heterosexual counterparts. For example, increased likelihood of experiencing negative mental health outcomes are evidenced by the results of the Trevor Project’s National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health. This blog provides a snapshot of what state MCH programs are doing to support and improve LGBTQ youth mental health in their settings.

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Training & Educational – Webinars

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionHRSA Disclaimer

Reducing Polysubstance Use in PregnancyHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET

Polysubstance use—the use of multiple substances including tobacco, alcohol, and opioids—during pregnancy can have negative effects on a pregnant woman and the developing baby. Research suggests that polysubstance use during pregnancy is common, and recent evidence suggests that it is most common during the early stages. This session of Public Health Grand Rounds will discuss:

  • Adverse MCH outcomes caused by polysubstance use
  • How data can improve our understanding of polysubstance use
  • How screening and brief interventions may reduce prenatal substance exposure and improve the health of women and infants

There will be a live question and answer segment at the end of the session. Email questions on this topic to

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National Center for Education in Maternal and Child HealthHRSA Disclaimer

Choosing Meaningful, Measurable, and Moveable ESMsHRSA Disclaimer

Friday, August 21, 2020
3:00pm to 4:00pm ET

MCH Evidence staff are available to those who want last-minute assistance in reviewing and selecting ESMs and programs that address priorities, completing state action plans, and developing strong ESMs in this office hour session. This informal space allows implementation experts to provide tools, encourage peer-to-peer sharing, and answer submitted questions about effective strategies that are based on the evidence and are measurable through RBA. Recordings of other sessions in the series are available:

  • Selecting Strategies and Ensuring That Programs Address Your Priorities (July 24)
  • Completing Your State Action Plan (August 7)

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Association of University Centers on DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Developing UCEDD Core Functions PlansHRSA Disclaimer

Thursday, August 27, 2020
2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

This ninth and final installment of the “Coffee and TA” series will address the requirements for UCEDDs to develop core function plans. Speakers from the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities at the University of Rochester and the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities at Minot State University will highlight approaches taken to create their core function plans. Participants in the webinar will learn to:

  • Articulate their responsibilities in developing 5-year core functions plans
  • Describe innovative methods to increase UCEDD-community partnerships
  • Apply the lessons learned by peers to their own efforts to develop and form core function plans

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National Resource Center for Patient/Family-Centered Medical HomeHRSA Disclaimer, Bright Futures National CenterHRSA Disclaimer, STAR CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Making Connections: The Critical Role of Family-Centered Care in Addressing SDoH for CYSHCNHRSA Disclaimer

Webinar Series Archive

This 2-part webinar series provided information about the impact of SDoH on CYSHCN and their families and implementation strategies for state programs. The series discussed the roles in addressing SDOH for CYSHCN by using components of the medical home model.

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