Request for Proposals - Research Grants
Due to the generosity of donors, AABCF is offering grant opportunities of not more than $5,000 to support research projects on issues related to the birth center model of care. The AABCF will have the exclusive authority to determine all grant guidelines, criteria, timelines and awards, and will monitor all grants.
Open to individuals or organizations
Non-profit status not required
Research project related to the birth center model of care
A demonstrated capacity and a plan to complete the research in accordance with the project’s timeline.
Letter of Intent
Deadline: November 25, 2019
A letter of intent to consider projects is requested. After review of the Letters of Intent the AABC Foundation will invite individuals/organizations to submit a grant application.
Letter of intent is limited to one page and must include the following:
How this project relates to the mission of AABC Foundation
Email Letter of Intent to Linda Baysore at the AABC Foundation.
Deadline: January 15, 2020
Individuals/organizations invited to submit a grant application will submit the following information:
Project Period (beginning & ending dates)
Project Director (name, title, institution, contact info)
Total Project Budget (amount)
amount requested from AABC Foundation
amount of financial aid you are seeking from sources other than the AABC Foundation
Institution/Setting where project will be conducted, the Employer Identification Number, and tax-exempt status of Institution if a non-profit
How will this research benefit the advancement of the birth center model, including how the research findings can be applied to all birth centers.
Abstract (200 words)
Page limit: 4 pages, single-spaced, 1” margins, 12 pt font
The problem or issue your research will address and its significance
Project goals/objectives and timeline
Method to achieve objectives with timeline and anticipated milestones
Project budget that includes sources of support (use budget form provided)
CVs for key staff, and a brief description of their responsibilities for the project
Evidence of IRB approval (or letter stating exempt status)
Letter of support from a key partner or advisor on project
Contact Linda Baysore at the AABC Foundation (215.234.8068 / email Linda)
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