Circles of Sisters: Enhancing Family Development with Doula Care for Beloit Teen Mothers and their Children
4th Funding Cycle Development Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2008
Project End Date: 6/30/2009
Original Award Amount: $49,501
Adjusted Award Amount: $44,062*
Project Goal Statement: This planning project will develop community partnerships and conduct a needs assessment to explore the feasibility of implementing a doula program for teen mothers in Beloit in order to address health disparities and increase maternal and child health.
*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.