HRSA Funding Opportunities

Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project

Applications due: December 29

The Supporting Healthy Start Performance Project recipients will provide training and technical assistance that supports grantees in improving their service delivery, meeting outcome measures, and to build program ability to work with community partners to improve health and social service systems that reduce maternal and infant health disparities.

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Maternal and Child Health—Improving Oral Health Integration (MCH-IOHI) Demonstration Projects

Applications due: January 22

The aim is to improve access to integrated POHC in primary care services accessible to MCH populations at increased or higher risk for poor oral health. Funding will support an MCH-IOHI Alliance to include key state stakeholders such as policy, practice, and public health leaders, healthcare providers, healthcare payers, and public health surveillance experts.

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MCH-IOHI Consortium

Applications due: January 22

As the principal TA provider, the Consortium will accelerate the adoption and implementation of evidence based integrated POHC strategies that aim to advance health equity. The Consortium will provide targeted TA (using implementation science and collaborative learning) to strengthen each team’s two-tier state and local improvement approach. The Consortium will also provide universal TA that is easily accessible to all states and jurisdictions.

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Cooperative Newborn Screening System Priorities Program (NBS Co-Propel)

Applications due: February 23

The purpose of this program is to strengthen the NBS to provide screening, counseling, and health care services to newborns and children with, or at risk for, heritable disorders and help them achieve the best possible outcomes.

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Transition for Youth with Autism and/or Epilepsy Demonstration Projects

Applications due: March 11

The purpose is to develop and advance national, state, and local/community-level frameworks that support successful transition from child to adult serving systems for youth with autism and/or epilepsy who have complex health and social needs and require a higher level of family support and coordination.

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Coverage of HRSN Services in Medicaid and the CHIP (PDF)

HRSN are an individual’s unmet, adverse social conditions that contribute to poor health outcomes. This document provides guidance for states to structure programs to address HRSN that are considered allowable under specific Medicaid and CHIP authorities. By addressing HRSN, state Medicaid agencies can help their enrollees stay connected to coverage and access needed health care services.

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Pediatric Pandemic NetworkHRSA Disclaimer

Diverse 2023 Survey of Pediatric Care Coordination CentersHRSA Disclaimer

This report describes the results of a nation-wide survey to identify the current landscape of pediatric care coordination centers. The survey lays the foundation for the identification of care coordination center best practices, a precursor to the development of a care coordination center model.

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The White House

The U.S. Playbook to Address Social Determinants of Health (PDF)

This Playbook highlights ongoing and new actions that federal agencies are taking to support health by improving the social circumstances of individuals. It includes initiatives by federal agencies to align investments to finance community infrastructure, offer grants to empower communities to address health related social needs, and encourage coordinated use of resources and data to improve health outcomes.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Call to Action: Addressing Health-Related Social Needs in Communities Across the Nation (PDF)

HHS issued this Call to Action to catalyze efforts at the community level to encourage partnerships across sectors. This resource describes how individuals working in health care, social services, public and environmental health, government, and health information technology can form community partnerships to address health-related social needs.

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Training & Educational

Maternal Health Learning and Innovation CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence and Its Impact on Maternal Health in Diverse CommunitiesHRSA Disclaimer

This podcast shed light on the impact of IPV on different communities, including Black and Latinx populations, emphasizing the historical and structural factors that contribute to disparities in access to care and support. This episode provides valuable insights for healthcare providers, social workers, and anyone interested in understanding and addressing the complex challenges surrounding IPV and maternal health, particularly in underserved communities.

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Training & Educational Webinars

Maternal Health Learning and Innovation CenterHRSA Disclaimer

Innovative Doula Practice, Programs and Policies to Eliminate Maternal Health DisparitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Wednesday, December 13
2:30pm to 3:30pm ET

This webinar will provide an overview of innovative approaches and strategies in community-based doula practice, programs, and policies in Rhode Island. Speakers will define their scopes of practice and how they can improve maternal health outcomes and reduce maternal health disparities.

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American Academy of PediatricsHRSA Disclaimer

Unveiling of the Perinatal Substance Use Special Issue in the MCH JournalHRSA Disclaimer

Tuesday, December 19
12:30pm to 2:30pm ET

This webinar will coincide with the release of a special issue of the MCH Journal, featuring 21 open-access articles covering the latest research, program, and policy initiatives in perinatal substance use disorder.

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Training & Educational Webinar Archives

Association of State Public Health NutritionistsHRSA Disclaimer

Farm to ECE Grantee Programs – Overview and Outcomes from the 3-Year Grant ProgramHRSA Disclaimer

This September 2023 webinar described the structure, achievements, and outcomes of ASPHN’s Farm to ECE Implementation Grant and Capacity Building Grant Programs.

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Association of University Centers on DisabilitiesHRSA Disclaimer

Project ECHO Model, LGBTQ Community and Autism, AUCD Conference AIR-P Research

Using the Project ECHO Model to Enhance Your Professional Development and TrainingHRSA Disclaimer

This November 2023 webinar outlined the ECHO model and how it could be incorporated into the work of LEND or UCEDD programs. ECHO is a training and capacity-building model intended to support inter-professional connection and best practice implementation.

The LGBTQ Community and Autism: A Community Study of Queer and Transgender Autistic AdultsHRSA Disclaimer

This November 2023 webinar focused on the methods and preliminary results of a qualitative, community-engaged study with queer and transgender autistic adults conducted by the AIR-P. Preliminary findings address nonbinary identity, self-reported autism, health and wellbeing, community engagement, and social support. Practitioners can use findings to structure autistic-led programming for autistic adults to improve wellbeing.

AIR-P Research Day at AUCD 2023 ConferenceHRSA Disclaimer

The AIR-P hosted a Research Day at the AUCD 2023 Conference in November, emphasizing research led by autistic researchers and collaborators and highlighting content related to the physical health and overall well-being of autistic individuals.

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthHRSA Disclaimer, Boston University School of Public HealthHRSA Disclaimer

Integrating Family Behavioral Health Into Primary CareHRSA Disclaimer

This annual webinar, held in November 2023, focused on integrating family behavioral health into primary care.

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National Institute for Children's Health QualityHRSA Disclaimer

Community-Based Approaches to Infant Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding PromotionHRSA Disclaimer

This August 2023 webinar discussed how the National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep Improvement and Innovation Network programmatic and evaluation pursuits shifted to center community voices within participatory QI. Community partners share their experiences leading and implementing QI activities. Implications for MCH projects and community-based research were discussed.

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