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Infant Mortality Reduction Initiative (IMRI)

Limited Submission Announcement

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Missouri Foundation for Health

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There is $2 million available for collaborative grants across both St. Louis and the Bootheel. Applicants may apply for up to two years of funding.

Campus Deadline:

Monday, June 6, 2016

External Deadline(s):

July 25, 2016


The four campuses of the University of Missouri System are limited to one letter of interest each for the Bootheel Effort and the St. Louis Effort. MFH will extend invitations to submit a full proposal to select applicants.

The Bootheel Effort is limited to serving women, families, and infants in one or more of the six counties: Stoddard, New Madrid, Mississippi, Scott, Pemiscot, and Dunklin.  The St. Louis Effort is limited to serving women, families, and infants in St. Louis.

IMRI is a community-driven collaborative effort to improve infant vitality in St. Louis and the Bootheel by
reducing infant mortality. The initiative uses collective impact, an approach to collaboration in which partners and community members work together toward a common goal.

Contact Suzanne Hansford Bowles with MU Office of Foundation Relations ( before contacting the foundation.


All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at