U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HRSA: Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Building Health Through Integration

Program Summary

The Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2013 Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Building Health Through Integration. The purpose of this grant program is to improve the healthy physical, social, and emotional development during infancy and early childhood; to eliminate disparities; and to increase access to needed early childhood services by engaging in systems development, integration activities and utilizing a collective impact approach to strengthen communities for families and young children and to improve the quality and availability of early childhood services at both the state and local levels.


Multiple applications from an organization are not allowed.

All applicants must have significant experience developing and implementing state wide early childhood comprehensive systems strategies to build the health of young children. Applications that fail to show such experience will not be competitive.

Award Information

This program will provide funding during Federal fiscal years 2013 - 2015. Approximately $7,800,000 is expected to be available annually to fund up to 57 grantees. Applicants may apply for a ceiling amount of up to $140,000 per year. The project period is three (3) years.

Cost Sharing/Matching is not required for this program.

To comply with the limitation of one submission per university, please contact Cheryl Ridgeway (cheryl-a-ridgeway@uiowa.edu or 384-3332) in the Office of the Vice President for Research, if you are interested in applying.

Date Due to DSP or UIF04/19/2013
Date Due to Sponsor04/26/2013
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due DateN/A
Sponsor URL:http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/index.html

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