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FY 2023 Quality Improvement Fund – Maternal Health


The purpose of the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Quality Improvement Fund-Maternal Health (QIF-MH) (HRSA-23-027) funding is to support health centers to improve maternal health and reduce racial and ethnic maternal health disparities by partnering with patients and the community to develop and pilot innovative, patient-centered, scalable models of care delivery that address both the clinical and health-related social needs of health center patients at highest risk of maternal morbidity and mortality.

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FY 2023 QIF-MH one-time funding is available for approximately 12 health centers on a competitive basis.

If funded, award recipients will actively participate in collaborative learning and evaluation activities with other QIF-MH award recipients through a HRSA-funded coordination and evaluation center. Award recipients will provide data to the coordination and evaluation center to facilitate peer learning and evaluation of the funded projects.

Who Can Apply

Applicants must be existing Health Center Program award recipients currently receiving operational (H80) funding under section 330(e), (g), (h), and/or (i) of the Public Health Service Act.

How to Apply

QIF-MH applications require a two-phase submission process:

Step 1

Complete and submit to by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 5, 2022.

Step 2

Complete and submit to the HRSA Electronic Handbooks (EHBs) by 5 p.m. ET on January 13, 2023.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

FY 2023 FAQ

Application Aids

Attachments and Forms

These samples and templates of application components are for planning purposes only.

Equipment List and Minor A/R Forms:

Technical Assistance

These websites and resources may be helpful as you develop your QIF-MH innovation:


Program Questions

Contact the QIF-MH Technical Assistance Team by completing the BPHC Contact Form

  • Under Funding, select Applications for Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs)
  • Select Quality Improvement Fund (QIF)

Budget Questions

Contact Joi Grymes-Johnson
Grants Management Specialist
Division of Grants Management Operations, OFAM
Health Resources and Services Administration Contact Center

Call 1-800-518-4726 (International callers: dial 606-545-5035)
Self-Service Knowledge Base

EHBs Health Center Program Support

Complete the BPHC Contact Form 

  • Under Technical Support, select EHBs Tasks/EHBs Technical Issues
  • Select Grant Applications Technical Questions

Call 877-464-4772 (select option 1)

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