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National Maternal and Child Health Consortium for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement

  • Program Name:Oral Health
  • Activity Code:U44
  • Application Available:11/18/2020
  • Application Deadline:2/17/2021
  • Created By:Schwab, Dawn
  • Created On:11/7/2019
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:11/18/2020
  • Estimated Project Start Date:7/1/2021

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-21-037
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.110
Provisional No
Activity Code U44
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2021


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the National Maternal and Child Health Consortium for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement, hereafter referred to as the Consortium. The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) will award one cooperative agreement recipient to lead a group of nationally recognized expert organizations in oral health care. The purpose of the Consortium is to develop and expand accessible, high-quality integrated preventive oral health care for maternal and child health (MCH) populations by providing targeted technical assistance (TA)1 to MCHB oral health Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS) and Title V MCH Services Block Grant Program (Title V) award recipients, utilizing a learning collaborative (LC) approach. The Consortium’s lead, in collaboration with Consortium partners and key national stakeholders, will advance excellence in oral health care TA in support of preventive oral health care delivery, with an emphasis on MCH safety net services.2 To achieve its purpose, the Consortium will perform three core functions: 1) Identify Gaps and Barriers – Encompass key elements of the MCH Pyramid of Services3 to identify and address gaps and barriers within systems of care that prevent optimal delivery of preventive oral health care that serve MCH populations. 2) Improve MCH Systems of Care4 – Foster improvements within MCH systems of care that overcome identified gaps and barriers to optimize delivery of preventive oral health care and reduce oral health disparities among MCH populations by better integrating oral health and primary care. 3) Translate Evidence into Practice – Raise awareness and knowledge through the dissemination of new and reliable resources and guidance that serve to reduce the oral health disparities among MCH populations. In response to this notice, you will be expected to address Program Expectations (see Section IV.2).

 Legislative Information

42 U.S.C. § 701(a)(2) (Title V, § 501(a)(2) of the Social Security Act)

 Application Information

Application Available 11/18/2020
Application Deadline 02/17/2021
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 04/18/2021
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New; Continuation & Supplement
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 07/01/2021
Estimated Project End Date 06/30/2024
Estimated Amount of this Competition $1,325,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 1
Estimated Average Size of Awards $1,325,000.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement Yes

 Contact Information

Name Pam Vodicka
Phone Number (301)443-2753

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
MCHB HRSA-21-037 (U44) NMCCOHSII_Final.pdf 638 kB 11/18/2020
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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