The Futures Institute

Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-Related Constructs

This grant funds research addressing how public health is impacted by crime and lack of non-carceral investments in safety. The grant aims to fund studies that measure the complex interplay of cultural, social, and environmental factors that shape an individual’s or population’s lived experience and their impact on health behaviors and outcomes

State Newborn Screening System Priorities

This grant supports state and territorial Newborn Screen (NBS) programs addressing state/territory-specific challenges; pursue priorities to enhance, improve, and expand the NBS System; improve on NBS timeliness; support implementation of new conditions added to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel; and increase access to treatment and follow-up activities for individuals and their families with conditions identified through NBS.

Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health

The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health State Capacity Program aims to improve health equity for Black women in maternity care. This grant is designed to improve the quality and safety of maternity care in birthing facilities by funding states and jurisdictions to implement patient safety bundles, which are a set of evidence-based practices, that when implemented collectively and reliably in the delivery setting, have improved patient outcomes and reduced maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.