Maternal & Infant Health Award
Launched on March 8, 2022—International Women’s Day—the Maternal & Infant Health Award, sponsored by The Patchwork Collective, is a $10 million grant competition to help improve maternal and infant health outcomes around the world.
About the Award
The Maternal & Infant Health Award will source and scale community-led solutions for improving maternal and infant health outcomes for marginalized communities around the world.
The most competitive proposals should offer solutions that are community-led, impactful, durable, and, feasible. Organizations from around the world are encouraged to apply. Up to five finalists will be selected in late 2022, and the award recipient will be announced in the summer of 2023.
Interested organizations must register to apply before 5 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Complete applications are due before 5 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time on Thursday, June 30, 2022, and will undergo several rounds of rigorous evaluation, including an administrative review, a peer-to-peer review, and a final evaluation by a panel of experts.
The Maternal & Infant Health Award is the third in a series of grant competitions managed by Lever for Change in collaboration with ICONIQ Impact, ICONIQ’s platform for collaborative philanthropy. The Award follows the Larsen Lam ICONIQ Impact Award, a grant competition launched in 2020 to help secure a brighter, more durable future for refugees worldwide, and the Stronger Democracy Award, a grant competition launched in 2021 to help strengthen our democratic institutions, improve political representation, and increase participation in the United States’ democratic process.
More details about the Maternal & Infant Health Award can be found at maternalinfanthealthaward.org.