Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities 

Fiscal year 2023 (FY23) Funding Opportunity

Community Partners Implementing the Blueprint: Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support Cohort II

Applications are due by 11:59 PM ET on October 2, 2022 
Please direct questions to: breastfeeding@naccho.org
 
With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (CDC/DNPAO), NACCHO is pleased to announce a Request for Applications to strengthen community lactation support, through the implementation of the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support the implementation of Continuity of Care (CoC) strategies by local-level organizations among oppressed communities with historically low rates of chest/breastfeeding. Applicants are required to apply with at least two other key partners to implement strategies from at least four (4) Blueprint recommendations.

Implementation Awards: Up to 5 local organizations will be awarded up to $40,000 each
 Application Submission: Please submit applications and supporting materials on the online submission form

 The RFA informational webinar recording can be found here: RFA Info webinar Sept 19 recording
The RFA informational webinar slides can be found RFA_webinar_slides.pdf
A list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found here: FAQ.docx


Funding Opportunities for Consultants:

Request for Proposals (RFP): Blueprint Technical Assistance Consultants: Breastfeeding Data or Equity/Social Determinants of Health 

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for two (2) technical assistance consultants to support current project grantees implementing the Continuity of Care: A Blueprint for Communities and develop tools for Blueprint implementation. Two awards up to $10,000 each are available. This RFP is open to any individuals and organizations with subject matter expertise in the proposed content area (Blueprint recommendation 4- Community-driven breastfeeding Data Systems, and Blueprint recommendation 6, Family-Centered Care and Social Determinants of Health and Cultural Humility Approach) and with proven experience working with lactation support approaches that centers on historically neglected communities. 

Applications must be submitted no later than November 6, 2022 at 11:59pm PST. All necessary information regarding the project and application process may be found in this link: https://www.naccho.org/uploads/downloadable-resources/RFP-Blueprint-Consultant_Rec-4-and-6_September-2022.pdf

  

Request for Proposals (RFP): Consultant for the Breastfeeding Public Health Partners Advancing Lactation Equity and Inclusive Language Initiative

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for a public health equity and inclusive language consultant to support the Breastfeeding Public Health Partners to finalize their joint resource. Approximately 1 award up to $10,000 is available. This RFP is open to any individuals with demonstrated expertise and experience in equity, public health narrative, and maternal child health (MCH). Ideally, this individual has strong writing, group facilitation and consensus building skills.

 

Applications must be submitted no later than October 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST. All necessary information regarding the project and application process may be found at 

https://www.naccho.org/uploads/downloadable-resources/RFP-BPHPConsultant.pdf


Applicants may pose individual questions to NACCHO at any point during the application process by e-mailing
 
breastfeeding@naccho.org. 



PAST GRANT FUNDING PROJECT:
Implementing the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support Blueprint: Cohort I


From November 2021 to July 2022, with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and through a Request for Proposals, NACCHO worked with 10 local-level organizations and their community partners to implement at least two recommendations from the Continuity of Care in Breastfeeding Support: A Blueprint for Communities to improve the local chest/breastfeeding landscape in their Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) communities. Check out their success stories series  HERE.