Call for Nominations: Kenneth C. Frazier Award for Maternal Health Equity

Due Date: July 30, 2021 at 11:59PM (ET)
Funder: Merck for Mothers

Merck for Mothers, Merck’s $500 million global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life, is pleased to announce the Kenneth C. Frazier Award for Maternal Health Equity. This annual prize, awarded through the Merck for Mothers initiative, will provide a grant to an organization in recognition of its commitment to and progress towards more equitable, more respectful, higher quality maternal health for all. We are honored to name this award after our CEO Kenneth C. Frazier as a testament to his unwavering commitment to social justice and leveraging the private sector for public good.

To be given annually, the Kenneth C. Frazier Award for Maternal Health Equity will provide one eligible organization per year with a one-time grant of up to $250,000 to support its work to advance maternal health equity. Nominated organizations may be located anywhere in the world, must have made a demonstrated and distinctive impact in advancing maternal health equity and must be led by a person of color and/or representative of the marginalized group being served.

For further details and instructions on submitting your proposal, please click here.


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