Song-Brown CNM and LM Training Programs

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The Song-Brown program funds institutions that train primary care health professionals to provide healthcare in California’s medically underserved areas.


Pursuant to the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act (Song-Brown Act), Health & Safety Code Sections 128200, et. seq., the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) will consider applications to support the training of certified nurse midwives (CNM) and licensed midwives (LM).

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Funding under the Midwifery Workforce Training Act must be operated by an accredited California school of nursing and approved by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or must be authorized by the Regents of the University of California or by the Trustees of the California State University, or must be approved by the Board of Registered Nursing.

Eligible Geographies:

All approved programs must be located within California.


Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
February 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
2 Months

Funding Details

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  • State
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  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Song-Brown, 1-916-326-3700,