Health Benefits Coordination for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Funding Application Survey

Key for Acquisition Type (alpha order):

RFA = Request for Application
RFB = Request for Bid
RFI = Request for Information
RFP = Request for Proposal

Solicitation Due Date/Time

August 15, 2022, 11:45 pm

Anticipated Annual Award Amount: Up to $50,000 per year, up to 3 years.

Grant funding is expressly dependent upon the availability of funds to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Title V Maternal and Child Health Grant. Applicants will be awarded based on available funding, capacity, and ability to meet application criteria. This project period begins January 1, 2023 and ends December 31, 2025. Each contract will have a duration of one calendar year with the possibility of annual renewal for the duration of the project period, contingent on funding availability and performance. Should additional funding become available, award amounts may be altered.

Minimum Expectations

Organizations receiving this award will be expected, at a minimum, to perform the following activities:

  • Provide statewide health benefits counseling, coordination, and support for children and youth with special health care needs, and their families to reduce and eliminate obstacles
  • Design, create, and provide community and professional education and trainings (i.e., benefit rule changes, updates, and requirements) related initiatives  
  • Prioritize equity and actively incorporate community and family voice into program planning and services related to health benefits counseling
  • Provide active advocacy for families to help ensure complete access to health benefits for which they meet eligibility

If you have other questions about this application, you can email the Maternal and Child Health Program staff at

More information on Title V is available here.

Funded projects will help advance the Title V Program’s priorities, and selected applicants will work with the Title V Program to develop an approved budget, budget narrative, and a comprehensive work plan outlining specific project deliverables.

Life Cycle Step

Current Solicitations

Start Date

June 17, 2022, 2:30 pm

Expiration Date

August 15, 2022, 11:45 pm

Status Date

June 17, 2022, 2:30 pm

Acquisition Grant Type

Last Revised: July 29, 2022