US Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) - Community-Based Division
06/04/21 11:59 PM ET
Cooperative agreements to USA public and private nonprofit and for-profit organizations, tribal organizations, and faith-based and community-based organizations to improve access to prenatal and maternal care in rural areas. Required registrations may take up to a month to complete.
This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program. The purpose of the RMOMS program is to improve access to and continuity of maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities.
The goals of the RMOMS program are to: (i) improve maternal and neonatal outcomes within a rural region; (ii) develop a sustainable network approach to increase the delivery and access of preconception, pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum services; (iii) develop a safe delivery environment with the support and access to specialty care for perinatal women and infants; and (iv) develop sustainable financing models for the provision of maternal and obstetrics care in rural hospitals and communities. Applicants are encouraged to propose innovative ways to achieve these goals through an established or formal regional network structure.
This program intends to demonstrate the impact on access to and continuity of maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities through testing models that address the following RMOMS Focus Areas:
Applicants are required to incorporate all four of the RMOMS Focus Areas in their proposals. Additionally, applicants are required to address the focus-specific prompts listed below as they prepare a response. Responses do not have to be limited to these items and may include additional information related to the RMOMS Focus Areas.
GrantWatch ID#: 185671
Up to 3
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
The period of performance is September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2025 (four years).
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
You may request additional information and/or technical assistance regarding business, administrative, or fiscal issues related to this NOFO by contacting:
Grants Management Specialist
Division of Grants Management Operations, OFAM
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Mailstop 10SWH03
Rockville, MD 20857
Telephone: (301) 443-3778
You may request additional information regarding the overall program issues and/or technical assistance related to this NOFO by contacting:
Cassandra Phillips, MPH
Public Health Analyst
Attn: Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies Program
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17W45C
Rockville, MD 20857
Telephone: (301) 945-3940
You may need assistance when working online to submit your application forms electronically. Always obtain a case number when calling for support. For assistance with submitting the application in Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding federal holidays at:
Grants.gov Contact Center
Telephone: 1-800-518-4726 (International Callers, please dial 606-545-5035)
Self-Service Knowledge Base: https://grantsportal.psc.gov/Welcome.aspx?pt=Grants
All activities supported by this program must exclusively target populations residing in HRSA-designated rural counties or rural census tracts in urban counties. To ascertain whether a particular county or census tract is rural, please refer to https://data.hrsa.gov/tools/rural-health?tab=Address.
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