March of Dimes Request for Proposals

The March of Dimes seeks proposals that are directly related to public policy issues affecting health care for pregnant women, infants and children. Projects can include analysis of existing data, creation of original surveys, case studies or a large-scale study. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Access to care, the scope of health insurance coverage and the quality of care for pregnant women, infants & children
  • Federal and state policies and programs to prevent birth defects, including public and professional education and birth defects surveillance programs
  • The relationship between health insurance coverage and the health of pregnant women, infants and children
  • Medicaid, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program and other public programs insuring pregnant women, children and infants
  • Health care services for children with special needs
  • How the changing health care delivery system affects health care for pregnant women infants and children

Funding will not exceed $15,000 over the course of one year. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For more information, see the link below:


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