March of Dimes Indiana has awarded a grant to the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI to support building evaluation capacity with smoking cessation grantees. The program aims at serving maternal and child health needs throughout Indiana and will provide training and technical assistance related to understanding evaluation and using evaluation results. Educating program leadership and staff about evaluation and its applications will enhance program performance and organizational mission attainment.
This grant is one of many that March of Dimes awards in pursuit of its mission to the lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies.
“We will use the March of Dimes grant to help meet our objective to do work that creates a lasting impact on the health of people in Hoosier communities,” said Rebecca Nannery, research coordinator at the Fairbanks School of Public Health. “We are grateful to those in our community who support March of Dimes by participating in events like March for Babies and who donate in other ways. That participation and those donations make this grant possible,” she said.
The Community Health Engagement and Equity Research Center at the Fairbanks School of Public Health partners with community organizations and residents to address issues of local importance, with the goal of improving health equity.
March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. The organization supports research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every family can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, the March of Dimes stands up for every mom and every baby. Visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org for more information. Visit shareyourstory.org for comfort and support. Find the March of Dimes on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.