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: Marthamargaret.firstname.lastname@example.org 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!