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March of Dimes Wisconsin Chapter 2013 Grants

Grants to Wisconsin Non-Profits, For-Profits
& Governments for Group Prenatal Care Programs

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March of Dimes Wisconsin Chapter

Deadline Date:

03/06/13 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $20,000 to Wisconsin non-profits, for-profits, and government agencies that work to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. These grants are intended to support community services, education, and advocacy efforts to save babies and promote equity in birth outcomes. Funding is specifically to be used for the implementation, enhancement, or expansion of the CenteringPregnancy® model of group prenatal care for Wisconsin’s pregnant women.

The objectives of this grant program are to:
* Increase the number of women participating in the CenteringPregnancy® prenatal care program.
* Increase the number of Wisconsin organizations trained and certified in the CenteringPregnancy® program.
* Contribute to the evidence based knowledge of the effectiveness and limitation of the CenteringPregnancy® model.

Through the CenteringPregnancy® model, women receive basic prenatal assessments, share concerns informally with other women, and discuss together content related to childbearing and parenting. Sessions are led by two skilled group leaders who also coordinate the assessment component. One leader must be a health care provider, usually a nurse midwife or nurse practitioner. The groups ideally consist of 8 to 12 women at common stages of gestation. The sessions are designed to last two hours with the first 30 minutes being used for assessment and the remaining time for education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 132878

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request up to $20,000 from the March of Dimes Wisconsin Chapter to pay for approved expenses. Additionally, the March of Dimes will provide up to $2,000 for CenteringPregnancy materials.

Term of Contract:

Project Year: April 1, 2013 to March 30, 2014. Although applicants may apply for additional funding for an addition 1-2 years, any funding beyond March 30, 2014 is contingent upon successful, measured progress of meeting required project objectives during the current year and upon the availability of March of Dimes funds.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Wisconsin Chapter of the March of Dimes encourages all incorporated Wisconsin non-profit 501(c)(3) agencies, for-profit organizations, and governmental agencies to apply that can ensure the following essential prenatal care elements of the program are part of their project:

-Health assessment occurs within the group space.
-The group is conducted in a circle.
-Group size (8 to 12 women) is optimal to promote the process.
-The composition of the group is stable, but not rigid.
-There is stability of group leadership.
-A facilitative leadership style is used.
-Each session has an overall plan.
-Attention is given to the core content, although emphasis may vary.
-Women are involved in self-care activities.
-Group conduct honors the contribution of each member.
-Opportunity for socialization within the group is provided.
-There is on-going evaluation of outcomes.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted by email to mkartheiser@marchofdimes.com by 4:00 pm, March 6, 2013 as a single Word document file. Signatures are not needed on the electronic document.

Applications must also be submitted as a hard copy to the address below, including the originally signed cover page, cover letter, and budget form, by 4:00 pm, March 6, 2013.

Maureen Kartheiser
State Director of Program Services,
Advocacy & Government Affairs
March of Dimes
5225 N. Ironwood Rd. Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53217

Faxed applications will not be accepted. Applications not received by the stated due date and time will not be reviewed.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Maureen Kartheiser
State Director of Program Services
Email: mkartheiser@marchofdimes.com
Phone: 414-203-3118

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