2 RFPs recently announced . . .

1. The US Breastfeeding Coalition has announced a $5,000 RFP to do outreach through Facebook and Cafemom.com groups regarding the Breaktime for Nursing Mothers law. You can find information at:
http://www.usbreastfeeding.org/LinkClick.aspx?link=Workplace%2fCoalitions-Meeting-Moms-Online-RFP-2011-12.pdf&tabid=36&mid=378.

If you are interested, are knowledgeable in social media use, and have some background about the law, please contact Linda Dech at linda.dech@state.mn.us.

2. Cathy Carothers of Every Mother, Inc. has another opportunity related to breastfeeding mothers in the workplace. The total amount of the RFP is $2,500. See her announcement that follows.
We are very pleased to begin 2012 by announcing an exciting funding opportunity through the Office on Women’s Health for State Breastfeeding Coalitions to help identify employers of hourly workers that are implementing lactation support services. The attached information sheet tells more about the project, the scope of work, and timeline.

Please note that the deadline for submitting an application for this funding opportunity is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2012.

Funding Opportunity for Breastfeeding Coalitions
Individuals who are interested in applying for these grants should contact Linda Dech at linda.dech@state.mn.us. Some assistance would be available from the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition for completing the applications.