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Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.110
Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Feb 2, 2023

For programmatic or technical questions:
Meredith Morrissette

For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:
Djuana Gibson
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The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Nutrition Training Program awards grants to promote the healthy nutrition of mothers, children, and families by establishing and enhancing MCH Nutrition Training Programs to provide training for future and current MCH nutrition professionals and nutrition-focused technical assistance to state Title V and other MCH programs. There is also the opportunity to apply for additional funding for the optional Nutrition Workforce Equity enhancement. Programs should implement a curricula that provides nutrition-focused clinical preparation in multiple settings emphasizing integration of MCH nutrition services and expanding the reach of MCH nutrition services in rural and underserved areas.

Program objectives include:

  • Increase the number of graduate-level trainees trained in MCH nutrition leadership with a focus on MCH systems, populations, and services
  • Increase the number of practicing providers who receive CE related to emerging issues in MCH nutrition
  • Increase the number of TA activities each year to support state Title V agencies and other local, state, and national organizations serving MCH populations
  • Increase the number of trainees that are from backgrounds that are underrepresented in the current nutrition workforce

Domestic public and nonprofit private institutions of higher education, tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling:

  • MCH Nutrition Training Program - $225,000 per year
  • Nutrition Workforce Equity Enhancement - $130,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 8
Estimated total program funding: $1,825,000
Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Food security and nutrition · Health workforce education and training · Obesity and weight control · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women

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