NEW! Improving Continuity of Care and Support for Breastfeeding throughout Illinois Learning Collaborative Request for Applications!

This collaborative focuses on supporting organizations interacting with pregnant and parenting families to improve breastfeeding support and continuity of care, with a focus on resources or services for historically excluded communities and/or counties with the lowest breastfeeding initiation rates in the state.

Application due date and time: Friday, November 3, 2023, 5:00pm CST

Access the full Request for Applications and application form: CLICK HERE

Award value: $20,000 per team (up to 4 teams of 2 – 4 organizations)

Project timeline: December 2023 – November 2024

Eligibility: Community-based and non-profit organizations, local government agencies, and healthcare providers that provide support, resources, and services for prenatal, labor/delivery, and/or postpartum families in Illinois are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to organizations engaging diverse communities working to create multiple small changes or one larger policy/systems change to improve breastfeeding support, continuity of care and equity. Teams that include both clinical and community-based organizations will be given priority.

Please send applications and questions to: with subject line “Improving CoC BF Support in IL Application.

This collaborative was made possible through funding from the Title V grant from IDPH Office of Women’s Health.

Please spread widely and/or apply if interested!