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Apply now for theMaternal & Infant Health Award – a public competition sponsored by The Patchwork Collective, with support from ICONIQ Impact and managed by Lever for Change.

What types of projects are you looking for?

       The Maternal & Infant Health Award seeks bold solutions that will improve and accelerate equitable maternal and infant health outcomes around the world.

       The Award will prioritize solutions that are led by and grounded in the communities they serve.

       Successful projects will be:

       Community-Led: Actively shifting the balance of power to local communities, empowering proximate leaders, and fostering community ownership.

       Impactful: Addressing root causes and systemic barriers in a manner that significantly alters health outcomes for the communities most impacted by the issue with clear and measurable progress.

       Durable: Creating sustainable sources of power, including financial resources, with which to support itself.

       Feasible: Lead by a team with skills, capacity, and relationships to implement the proposed strategy or with a plan in place to build the requisite skills or strategic partners.


       They will award $10 million to one initiative that improves maternal and infant health outcomes in marginalized communities around the world.

Ineligibility Funding

       Funds must be used for the solution described in the application, and may not be used for:

       Non-charitable purposes

       Funding a long-term endowment

       Aggregating philanthropic capital for the purpose of regranting to other organizations who are not partners in your application

       Engaging in lobbying and/or advocacy as the primary purpose of the project

Eligibility Criteria

       They welcome applications from organizations around the world. Organizations eligible to serve as the Lead Organization must be:

       An entity under section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or (2) of the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) that has received a tax determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”).

       A private foundation under section 501(c)(3) of the IRC has received a tax determination letter from the IRS.

       A fiscally-sponsored nonprofit organization.

       An entity organized under the laws of a foreign jurisdiction that has received a tax determination letter from the IRS or has been determined to be the equivalent of section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or (2) entity by NGO Source for which an equivalency determination has not expired.

       An entity that is recognized under the law of the applicable jurisdiction as a non-governmental organization, an educational organization, a charitable organization, a social welfare organization, a not-for-profit organization, or a similar-type entity that is not a for-profit organization or government agency.

       The Lead Organization is a single legal entity that has the legal responsibility, authority for and control of the use of any grant funds, be responsible for the reporting on any grant funds, and must be able to exercise in fact and law direction, control, and supervision of the proposed project and the grant funds.

       Eligible organizations are welcome to partner with for-profit companies, foundations, schools, colleges and universities, government agencies, individuals, and other entities in order to implement the initiative.

Ineligibility Criteria

       The following entities are not eligible to apply as the Lead Organization but can serve as partners on an application:


       Government agencies, including United Nations agencies, inter-governmental bodies, and regional cooperation agencies.

       For-profit entities.

       Employees of the Competition Sponsor, Lever for Change, CARROT, and any of their subsidiaries and affiliates, and immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, are not eligible to participate.

Deadline: 2-Jun-22 For more information, visit https://www.maternalinfanthealthaward.org/#facts