Notice of Funding Availability for the Reproductive Equity Fund The City of St. Louis Department of Health is accepting applications for funding under the Reproductive Equity Fund, established by City of St. Louis Ordinance 71554, utilizing American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Pub. L. No. 117-2, § 9901 (March 4, 2021) (ARPA) funding.
This Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) is for two separate projects: Funds issued for Project I shall be used to provide access to abortion through logistical support, including but not limited to childcare, transportation, and other logistical support needs. Funds issued for Project II shall be used to support infrastructure and operations for organizations already providing direct services to support reproductive healthcare access in the region, including doulas and lactation support. If an organization intends to apply for funding for both projects, it may submit one application, but must note its intent to apply for both projects in its application, and address the scope of services separately.