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Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Implementation Funds Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

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Sponsor American Academy of Pediatrics
Deadlines Jul 31, 2014

Phone: 847.434.4916


The Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Implementation Funds program supports pediatricians in the initial and/or pilot stage of implementing a community-based child health initiative. The program is designed to help increase children’s access to a medical home or specific health services not otherwise available.

Priority will be given to projects serving communities with the greatest demonstrated health care access needs and health disparities. Strong collaborative community partnerships and future sustainability of the project are encouraged.

Grants are available for programs that offer:

  • Community-based initiatives that increase children's access to medical homes or health services not otherwise available and connecting uninsured/underinsured populations with available programs
  • Connecting uninsured/underinsured populations with available programs
  • Secondhand smoke exposure reduction
  • Initiatives to address community barriers to immunizations
  • Native American child health

A pediatrician or resident fellowship trainee must lead the project and be significantly involved in proposal development and project activities. Only pediatricians and resident fellowship trainees in the United States and its territories are eligible to apply. Applicants must be members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Amount of

Award Ceiling: $12,000


Applications must be submitted online. The online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, Care coordination, Children, Health services, Public health

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RAC does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.

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Phone: 1-800-270-1898

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