Approximately $24 million in first-year funding awarded in fiscal year (FY) 2023 to support 10 research centers, a data innovation and coordinating hub, and an implementation science hub in response to RFA-HD-23-035, RFA-HD-23-036, and RFA-HD-23-037
The centers will develop and evaluate innovative approaches to reduce pregnancy-related complications and deaths and promote maternal health equity
IMPROVE Community Implementation Program (IMPROVE-CIP)
Funding for three projects awarded in FY 2023 in response to OTA-20-014-C (PDF 413 KB)
IMPROVE-CIP supports community-engaged implementation research to address factors that contribute to maternal death and severe illness, including mental health, substance use, psychosocial factors, and social and structural determinants of health
Connecting the Community for Maternal Health Challenge This challenge encourages community-based and advocacy organizations in the United States to develop the infrastructure and capabilities necessary to conduct maternal health research. The application period closed September 29, 2022, and final winners are expected to be announced in 2024.