The Futures Institute

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.

Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children

The Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) provides opportunities for any domestic or private entity to support innovative, community-based initiatives to improve the health status of infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to preventive care and services.

Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) Initial Grant

The PDG B-5 grant, which is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, provides state governments (including territories) from states with either small or no state preschool programs the opportunity to build or improve their preschool services, particularly for children in high need communities. The $230,000,000 grant, with an award ceiling of $15,000,000, funds states to conduct a comprehensive statewide birth through five needs assessment followed by in-depth strategic planning, while enhancing parent choice and expanding the current mixed delivery system consisting of a wide range of provider types and settings, including child care centers and home-based child care providers, Head Start and Early Head Start, state pre-kindergarten, and home visiting service providers across the public, private and faith-based sectors.