January 26, 2021
The What's Happening
Safe Sleep Grant Program
Request for Proposals

The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the availability of up to $2 million in funding over a four year period for its Safe Sleep Grant Program.

The first cycle of funding in the amount of up to $500,000 will be awarded in State Fiscal Year 2022 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022) to support eligible programs/communities, with up to three additional years of funding for approved projects. 

These grants are designed to support initiatives to prevent and reduce the risks of sleep-related infant deaths. 

CTF will prioritize proposals using a public health approach. Proposals with multiple, different, complementary and layered interventions that involve collaboration between key community partners such as schools, hospitals, faith community, medical providers, community-based organizations and local government are highly encouraged.

>Pre-bid meeting: 9-11a Wednesday, February 3, 2021; to register please email ctf@oa.mo.gov

>Letter of Intent (LOI): due Tuesday, February 23, 2021

>Request for Application (RFA): due Thursday, April 8, 2021 (by invitation only)

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