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  Funding Opportunity Details
 
 -350229-FY21 RFA for Breastfeeding Peer Counseling through Iowa WIC Program
  Nutrition
  Application Deadline: 06/23/2020 4:00 PM
 
 
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 10/01/2020
Project End Date: 09/30/2021
Award Announcement Date: 08/13/2020
Eligible Applicant: Refer to RFA
Program Officer: Melana Hammond
Phone: 515-281-4900 x
Email: melana.hammond@idph.iowa.gov
Categorical Area: Local Public Health Services
 
 
Description
 
 

It is the responsibility of the Applicant to review all attachments listed below for additional details regarding this Funding Opportunity.

The issuance of this Funding Opportunity in no way constitutes a committment by IDPH to award a contract.

Excerpts from the RFA:

Purpose

The purpose of this RFA is to provide guidance for current contractors to submit continuation applications to the Iowa Department of Public Health (referred to as Department) to renew service provisions as described by and within the project period established by the RFP #58818001 and #58818013. Services covered by this application include provision of breastfeeding peer counseling utilizing the Food Nutrition Services (FNS) model for successful peer counseling and state established protocol/policies which will result in an increase in breastfeeding initiation and duration rates.

Schedule of Important Dates (All times and dates listed are local Iowa time.)

The table below lists critical dates in the application and contract award process. Contractors are encouraged to review the entire RFA for detailed information about events, dates, times and sites.

EVENT

DATE 

RFA Issued

April 21, 2020

Written Questions and Responses

 

Round 1 Questions Due

Interim Responses Posted by

May 5, 2020

May 12, 2020   

Final Questions Due

Final Cumulative Responses Posted by

May 26, 2020   

June 2, 2020    

Applications Due

June 23, 2020 by 4:00 PM (Local Iowa time)            

Post Notice of Intent to Award

July 28, 2020   

 
 
 
 Attachments
 
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Description File Name File Size
A FY21 RFA Breastfeeding Peer Counseling through Iowa WIC Program A FY21 RFA Breastfeeding Peer Counseling through Iowa WIC Program.pdf 301 KB
Amendment 1 to BFPC FY21 RFA Amendment 1 to BFPC FY21 RFA.pdf 126 KB
B IowaGrants Registration Instructions B IowaGrants Registration Instructions.pdf 874 KB
C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance C IDPH Application Instruction Guidance.pdf 1.9 MB
D Draft FY21 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling through Iowa WIC Program Contract Template D Draft FY21 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling through Iowa WIC Program Contract Template.pdf 205 KB
E Draft FY21 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling through Iowa WIC Program Review Tool E Draft FY21 Breastfeeding Peer Counseling through Iowa WIC Program Review Tool.pdf 253 KB
 
 
 Website Links
 
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URL Description
http://www.astho.org/Maternal-and-Child-Health/Enhancing-Health-Equity-in-Breastfeeding-Opportunities-and-Outcomes/Issue-Brief/ ASTHO Issue Brief, "Enhancing Health Equity in Breastfeeding Opportunities and Outcomes"
http://files.bread.org/institute/report/racial-equity/report-methodology.pdf?_ga=2.115389061.2 013909935.1566565528-807619079.1510159699 Bread for the World Institute, "How to Apply Racial Equity in WIC" and "Racial Equity Methodology Tool"
http://idph.iowa.gov/finance/funding-opportunities/general-conditions IDPH General Conditions
http://anchor.fm/mphtc MPHTC's Health Equity series, A ten-part podcast focused on various Health Equity topics.
http://nccdh.ca/resources/entry/what-is-health-equity-and-what-difference-does-a-definition-make National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, "What Is Health Equity" And What Difference Does a Definition Make"
http://www.nichq.org/insight/impact-institutional-racism-maternal-and-child-health?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=84576309&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--ZDrPA7Q76tg0cymWz1a1KNcjaAOOz3pInK7RcJwuFYT-a2mfuY7vU3kFHMBJstg-f4c9g-v-nNnOfcnjTI9C60siv4gMVVRmdFR-8lNqXpeaWGso&_hsmi=84576309 NICHQ, "The Impact of Institutional Racism on Maternal and Child Health"
http://www.rwjf.org/en/library/research/2017/05/what-is-health-equity-.html Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, "What is Health Equity"?
 
 
 
 
 
 
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