HRSA Funding Opportunities

Maternal and Child Health Services

Applications due: July 31

The purpose of the Title V MCH Services Block Grant program is to enable each state to:

  • Assure mothers and children access to quality MCH services, especially for those with low incomes or limited availability of care
  • Reduce infant mortality
  • Provide access to prenatal, delivery, and postnatal care to women (especially low-income and at-risk pregnant women)
  • Increase the number of low-income children who receive regular health assessments and follow-up diagnostic and treatment services
  • Provide access to preventive and primary care services for low-income children as well as rehabilitation services for CSHCN
  • Implement family-centered, community-based, systems of coordinated care for CSHCN
  • Provide toll-free hotlines and assistance with applying for services to pregnant women with infants and children who are eligible for Medicaid

Infant Mortality Maternal Health Child Health CSHCN Title V


American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

Adolescent Sleep, Fathers and Infant Health, Positive Childhood Experiences, Primary Care Framework for Preterm Infants

Earlier Bedtime and Its Effect on Adolescent Sleep DurationHRSA Disclaimer

A Pediatrics study, “Earlier Bedtime and Its Effect on Adolescent Sleep Duration,” found that adolescents can overcome the preference to stay up later and increase their sleep duration with earlier bedtimes.

Fathers, Breastfeeding, and Infant Sleep Practices: Findings from a State-Representative SurveyHRSA Disclaimer

A Pediatrics study, “Fathers, Breastfeeding, and Infant Sleep Practices: Findings from a State-Representative Survey,” found that dads can make a huge difference in whether an infant is breastfed and placed to sleep safely.

Positive Childhood Experiences and Adult Health OutcomesHRSA Disclaimer

A Pediatrics study, “Positive Childhood Experiences and Adult Health Outcomes,” explains that even with the presence of ACEs, nurturing relationships and environments during childhood are independently associated with improved health status and reduced mental or physical health condition risks.

Primary Care Framework to Monitor Preterm Infants for Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Early ChildhoodHRSA Disclaimer

To support decision-making in the primary care medical home, this clinical report describes an easy-to-use framework that informs and prioritizes point-of-care screening and surveillance strategies for pediatricians caring for children born preterm, guides additional assessment and referral for appropriate therapies, and offers opportunities for reassurance in office settings.

Adolescent Health Safe Sleep Adverse Childhood Experiences Screening and Surveillance

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and EducationHRSA Disclaimer

Organization Models of Interprofessional Practice and Education in the United StatesHRSA Disclaimer

The Interprofessional Education Organizational Models Task Force studied the organizational models and structures of U.S. Interprofessional Practice and Education programs using a mixed methodology of quantitative survey and qualitative analysis. This report describes 12 emergent themes including organizational structure, reporting lines and accountability, finances and budget, and centralized IPE leadership.

Interprofessional Education

National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health/Got TransitionHRSA Disclaimer

Strengthening the Adult Primary Care Workforce to Support Young Adults with Medical Complexity Transitioning to Adult Health CareHRSA Disclaimer

This report, released by NAAAH/Got Transition and the George Washington University Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, includes recommendations to promote an increased supply and distribution of well-prepared adult primary care providers to care for the growing population of young adults with medical complexity transitioning to adult care.

Children with Medical Complexity Health Care Transition

National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

Connecticut and Pennsylvania’s Approaches to Maternity-Focused Value-Based Payment ModelsHRSA Disclaimer

A growing number of states are implementing maternity-focused payment models, including value-based payment models. This case study highlights Connecticut and Pennsylvania’s respective approaches to designing maternity-focused value-based payment models as one approach to improve maternal health outcomes.

Maternal Health Value-based Payment Models

Training & Educational Webinars

National MCH Workforce Development CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Savvy Partnering with Community-Based OrganizationsHRSA Disclaimer

The MCH Navigator released the new MCHWork Session 2.3 on how to partner with CBOs in ways that are synergistic and also respectful of the realities of their operations and place in the community. This resource provides a ready-set-go approach with three videos and additional resources.

Community Partnership

Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Youth Perspectives on Mental Health: Supporting the Next GenerationHRSA Disclaimer

In this MCH Bridges Podcast, Episode 15, Members of The Adolescent Champion Teen Advisory Council (TAC TAC) share what adolescent and young adult mental health looks like in their communities, what they have experienced, and what needs to change. This episode talks about important concepts like positive youth development, youth-friendly services, and culturally competent care.

Adolescent Health Young Adult Health Mental Health

National Academy for State Health PolicyHRSA Disclaimer

Healthy People, Healthy States – Addressing Health DisparitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Applications due: August 8, 2023

The NASHP is seeking state applications to participate in a virtual TA opportunity that will support states in data-driven policymaking approaches to address health disparities: Addressing Health Disparities Learning Lab. Participating states will engage in robust discussions with peer states advanced in their health disparities data approaches; have peer-to-peer exchange of best practices, opportunities, and challenges; and receive expert support in developing and implementing action plans to meet their own data goals.

Healthy People Health Disparities

Training & Educational Webinars

Association of University Centers on DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Autistic Stakeholder's Perspectives of a Flourishing Survey MeasureHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
4:00pm to 5:00pm ET

This AIR-P webinar will feature updates on a current AIR-P Scholars Project that has engaged autistic youth and their parents as stakeholders to evaluate the construct validity of flourishing items within the NSCH.

National Survey of Children's Health, Autism

National Center for Interprofessional Practice and EducationHRSA Disclaimer

Breaking Down the Ivory Tower: Building the Health Care Workforce America NeedsHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, August 8, 2023
2:00pm to 3:30pm ET

The National Health Equity Grand Rounds is a live virtual event series that highlights the root causes of present-day health inequities by tracing the historical and contemporary social, economic, political, geographic, and environmental forces that shape opportunities for health in the United States. Speakers will discuss reimagining an educational system that supports all students and trainees as they learn to care for a diverse patient population.

Health Equity

Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Policy & Partnerships Town HallHRSA Disclaimer

Thursday, August 10, 2023
2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

Join the AMCHP Government Affairs team to learn about the latest updates in federal MCH policy and to hear from our national, federal, and state partners in the AMCHP Policy and Partnership Town Hall Series! We convene the second Thursday of each month, from 2pm to 3pm ET.

MCH Workforce

Training & Educational Webinar Archives

Association of Maternal and Child Health ProgramsHRSA Disclaimer

Unwinding the Public Health Emergency Medicaid Continuous Eligibility Provision: The Role of MCH AdvocatesHRSA Disclaimer

This March 2023 webinar featured policy experts from AMCHP and the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families discussing the process of unwinding the Medicaid continuous enrollment provision and the role state MCH programs and advocates play in sharing communications and working with families to ensure they are aware this is happening and to minimize disruptions in coverage.


Association of University Centers on DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Inclusive Training, NIH Funding Gap, LEND Mentoring

Developing Inclusive Training Programs Through Universal Design for LearningHRSA Disclaimer

Presented by the AUCD's National Training Directors Council, this June 2023 interactive discussion focused on universal design for learning (UDL) and how your program can develop a more inclusive training approach by applying UDL principles. The panel highlighted two training programs in the AUCD Network with experience applying UDL in their work.

Mind the NIH-Funding Gap: Structural Discrimination in Physical Health-Related Research for Cognitively Able Autistic AdultsHRSA Disclaimer

Presented by AIR-P, this June 2023 webinar covered the importance of addressing physical health disparity conditions in autistic adults, structural discrimination in NIH-funded studies on physical health disparity conditions in autistic adults, and conflicts of interest within an NIH-funded culture of academia that contribute to systemic structural discrimination in funding policies.

LEND Trainee Mentoring: Mystery, Curiosity, and WonderHRSA Disclaimer

The June 2023 session of the LEND and Learn Monthly TA Series focused on mentoring LEND trainees. The series is an opportunity for LEND leadership and faculty to gather once a month to discuss different priority TA topics and to learn from each other.

MCH Workforce Health Equity

Association of State Public Health NutritionistsHRSA Disclaimer

ASPHN 2023 Annual Meeting ArchiveHRSA Disclaimer

Session recordings and poster presentations from the June 2023 ASPHN Annual Meeting are available. The meeting theme was TRUST. LISTEN. BUILD.

Public Health Nutrition