2019 Application

Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition (WBC) Mini-grant Application
In partnership with the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists Children’s Healthy Weight Collaborative Improvement & Innovation Network (CoIIN) and the Wisconsin Maternal and Child Health Program

Purpose: To improve lactation services and policies within workplaces and to address disparities in lactation support offered to women of various backgrounds and experiences.
Eligible applicants: Wisconsin employers committed to offering breastfeeding support to their employees. Applicants must be working with and/or willing to work with a local health department, tribal health agency or breastfeeding coalition to be eligible for this award.
Award amount: $ 250.00
Deadline: Applications due by June 1, 2019
Project completion deadline: September 30, 2019 
Upon completion of project, awardees are required to submit:
Photos of completed project (before and after)
Copy of approved new/revised lactation policies
Brief narrative of project outcome/results

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* 1. Applicant's contact information:

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* 2. Name of local health department, tribal agency or breastfeeding coalition you are working with or will be working with:

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* 3. Describe your mini grant project. Please include the following:

Describe how your project will promote and/or support breastfeeding among your employees, especially among groups of women who may be less likely to breastfeed their infants.  Please see the following chart to learn more about breastfeeding and disparities:

Breastfeeding Demographics

Examples: creating/improving a dedicated lactation room (Space, chair, table, artwork, printed materials, lock changes), developing/providing educational materials in multiple languages, etc.

To see 2018 projects, please visit: https://www.wibreastfeeding.com/

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* 4. A lactation policy must be included in your project. Please indicate how you will meet this requirement and how the policy will be communicated.

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* 5. Please indicate what support you are interested in receiving related to your lactation policy (select all that apply):

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* 6. Describe how the changes made through this project will be sustained beyond the grant award period.