CLOSED. Planning Grant Opportunity: Caring for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Grant Term: October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2013
Maximum Award Amount: $50,000
RFP Description: According to the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, Chartbook 2005-2006 HRSA, 13.9% of chidlren nationally under 18 years of age are estimated to have special health care needs. 81.1% of famlies report needing preventive care for their child. Based on these statistics and discussions with key stakeholders in children's oral health, ILCHF announces a request for proposals to implement a coordinated planning process for projects designed to increase the availability of oral health services for chidlren with special health care needs including those requiring anesthesia for the completion of treatment plans. For this RFP, ILCHF has adopted the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's definiton of children with special health care needs. See Children's Oral Health page on our website for additional guidance in this area.
CLOSED. Planning Grant Opportunity: Building Capacity to Access Children's Oral Health Services
Grant Term: October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2013 Maximum Award Amount: $50,000
RFP Description: Per discussions with key stakeholders and analysis of capacity in the state of Illinois, there is still a need for capacity building efforts, particularly in areas of the state that lack children's oral health services. ILCHF announces a request for proposals to implement a coordinated planning process for projects designed to increase access to oral health services by establishing new and/or expanding oral health services for children.
Name of Funding Opportunity: Proactive Capacity Building - Establishing Access to Oral Health Services Open Date: April 9, 2012 Closing Date: On-going
Grant Term: Up to 24 months
Award Amount: Range of $10,000 to $400,000
Funding Description:ILCHF has available funding for projects designed to increase access to oral health care for children by establishing new or expanded services in a clinical setting. This funding opportunity is by invitation only. For more information please contact Bob Egan, Senior Program Officer, email@example.com or 630.571.2555.
FOCUS AREA: Children's Mental Health
At this time, no RFP is planned for 2012. For inquiries on proactive funding in the area of children's mental health, contact Harvey Saver, Program Officer- Mental Health Initiatives, firstname.lastname@example.org or 630.571.2555.
Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation, 1200 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 301, Oak Brook, IL 60523 Phone: 630.571.2555 Fax: 630.571.2566