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Funding Opportunities

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office on Women's Health (OWH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers grant programs to support innovative projects to address critical women's health issues. These projects provide information, advance policies, educate health care professionals and consumers, and support innovative programs.

OWH has released the following notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for which applications are now being accepted.

Funding Opportunity Number: WH-AST-21-003
Opportunity Title: State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal (SLTT) Partnership Programs to Reduce Maternal Deaths due to Violence
Estimated Total: $4,300,000
Award Amount: Up to $300,000
Application Due Date: Aug 12, 2021

This notice solicits applications for SLTT partnership projects designed to identify and reduce deaths among pregnant and postpartum women due to violence

Applicants receiving funding will be expected to:

  1. Establish or expand programs that review, identify, and track maternal deaths due to violence;
  2. Implement evidence-based interventions to improve outcomes and reduce deaths among pregnant and postpartum women due to violence; and
  3. Develop a sustainability plan for maintaining the program when the cooperative agreement award ends.

Click on the following link to access the notice of funding opportunity:

A technical assistance webinar for potential applicants was held July 20, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET. The link to the webinar can be found here: dex=2