HRSA offering funding opportunity focused on strengthening maternal care

CLARKSDALE – The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has announced a funding opportunity focused on strengthening maternal care and reducing disparities in the Delta region by expanding access and coordination of health care services before, during, and after pregnancy.

The Delta Region Maternal Care Coordination Program will work to address unacceptable rates of maternal morbidity and mortality in the region. Up to four cooperative agreements will be awarded to recipients in the Delta region, totaling approximately $7 million over four years (September 30, 2024 – September 29, 2028). The eligibility criteria for this program includes organizations physically located in the Delta region with demonstrated experience serving, or the capacity to serve, rural underserved populations. Click here to review the funding opportunity to learn more about eligibility and to apply.

FORHP will hold a technical assistance webinar for applicants via Zoom on Tuesday July 9, from 3-4 p.m. ET. Attendees without computer access or computer audio can use the dial-in information (Dial-in Toll Free: 833 568 8864 Participant Code: 44025214). A recording will be available for those who cannot attend.


For more information about this funding opportunity, contact the Program Coordinator Nikita Patel at or