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Birth Center Accreditation Support Grants

American Association of Birth Centers Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Linda Baysore


The American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) Foundation provides grants to assist birth center applicants with fees that are due to the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers, including accreditation fees and annual fees.

Special consideration will be given to birth centers that demonstrate:

  • A commitment to serving low income women and/or women on medical assistance
  • In a rural or low-income area
  • Annual gross revenues of less than $100,000
  • A commitment to foster public education about birth centers

Eligible applicants are birth centers that have:

  • AABC membership
  • A demonstrated financial hardship to pay 100% of their accreditation fees
  • A demonstrated capacity and a plan to complete the accreditation process with the intent to maintain accreditation
  • Not received an Accreditation Support Grant in the last 3 years
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The grant will cover the second half of the initial payment for accreditation fee or half of an accredited birth center's annual fees.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Maternal health and prenatal care · Poverty · Uninsured and underinsured · Women

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.