Foundation Seeks to Prevent Pre-Term Births

Foundation: March of Dimes Foundation; Program: Research Grants; Funding Focus: Health; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: TBA (the next round is to open soon).

Summary:  The foundation supports research projects on a broad range of areas related to preventing birth defects and infant mortality. Funding supports projects like behavioral studies concerning cognitive and behavioral risks that affect outcomes of pregnancy, the perinatal period, and subsequent child development. For the most recent guidance:

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About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education.

Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government.

Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.

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