Solicitation Due Date/Time
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.
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 DHSDPHMCH@dhs.wi.gov.
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.