The 2014 Grant Timeline is Now Available.
The March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter funds programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. This includes providing financial support to research and education that will help moms before and during their pregnancies. It also includes working with local medical groups and organizations to improve prenatal care and newborn screening.
Program Services volunteers present Community Grant Award to the Lipscomb University School of Nursing for Teen Champion’s grant.
Pictured from left to right: Patricia Totty, Cheryl Major, Roletha Pillow (Lipscomb), and Ashley Turner whose daughter Ellie the grant is named for.
Grants and awards are given to projects that address the urgent needs of moms and babies. Grants are generally awarded for one to three years.
All grant proposals must address the March of Dimes mission of improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Priority will be given to projects that meet one or more of the following criteria: a) are evidence-based; b) include measurable outcomes; c) promote equity in birth outcomes. Projects may focus on consumers and/or health care providers. The March of Dimes does not fund billable health care provider services.
2014 Grant Timeline
Mandatory Statewide Grant Conference Call for all applicants.
July 9th, 1-2:30pm CST/2-3:30pm EST.
To register, please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/X2TZSJN.
Conference call details will be shared with registered participants prior to the call.
Materials on Website June 20th
Training Call July 9th
Letters of Intent Due July 25th
Full Proposal Invitations August 19th
Full Proposals Due September 19th
Notification of Awards January 2015
Project Year January 31, 2015 – January 31, 2016