Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network: Series 2 (HV CoIIN 2.0)

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Advance Infant,
Early Childhood, and Maternal Health

GrantWatch ID#: 177261
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US Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)

01/11/17 11:59 PM ET

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Grant to a USA nonprofit organization to advance information and practices related to early childhood health through home visitation programs. A technical assistance webinar is scheduled for November 22. The funding source is soliciting proposals for the dissemination and expansion of effective interventions and practices identified under the Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (HV CoIIN); and to research the development of specific tools and resources to advance quality improvement practices within the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting program (MIECHV).

The purpose of this program is to:

1) Plan, manage and execute the scaling up of clinical and other interventions tested and found to be effective in different contexts within the previous HV CoIIN in alleviating maternal depression, promoting early child development as well as identifying related delays and linking families to services, increasing initiation and duration of breastfeeding, and enhancing and increasing family participation in the home visiting program,

2) Refine and evaluate a new set of evidence- informed change strategies using accepted evaluation methodologies, such as rapid Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles in alignment with best practices in home visiting implementation and the Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program new standardized performance measurements, and

3) Assist MIECHV grantees1 and local implementing agencies (LIAs) to build their capacity to utilize Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)2 as a tool for ongoing program monitoring and improvement.


Expected Number of Awards: 1

Up to $1,200,000 per year

The project period is September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2022 (five years).

Eligible applicants include public and private nonprofit entities that engage in research activities related to early childhood home visiting programs.

Foreign entities are not eligible for HRSA awards, unless the authorizing legislation specifically authorizes awards to foreign entities or the award is for research. This exception does not extend to research training awards or construction of research facilities.

A technical assistance webinar for this funding opportunity will be provided. You are encouraged to participate. The webinar will: (1) help prepare you to submit an application; (2) highlight key requirements; and (3) offer you an opportunity to ask questions.

The webinar will be hosted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 12:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern Time.

Webinar and registration information is available on the Maternal and Child Health
Bureau website at:

The due date for applications under this FOA is January 11, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. HRSA requires applicants for this FOA to apply electronically through

Applicants are advised to ensure that and registrations and passwords are current immediately. Deadline extensions are not granted for lack of registration. Registration in all systems, including and, may take up to one month to complete.

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Monique Fountain Hanna, MD, MPH, MBA, Senior Regional Medical Consultant
P: (215) 861-4393
F: (215) 861-4385



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