The Birthing Kit Foundation (Australia) (BKFA) operates from Australia, where Birthing Kits are assembled by hundreds of volunteers each year. BKFA does not employ any staff or volunteers overseas and therefore works in partnership with organisations on the ground in developing countries.
Our Field Partners are essential for facilitating the distribution of Birthing Kits to the mothers that need them most, and for providing us with information about the use and impact of the Birthing Kits.
We are accountable to those who support our organisation and assemble the Birthing Kits to ensure that they are appropriately distributed
we only work with organisations that:
The BKFA Birthing Kit Grant Program is a partnership program aimed at enabling a safe pregnancy along with clean childbirth and postnatal environments. New and continuing Birthing Kit Grants are approved on an annual basis for organisations with demonstrated capacity and demand. The next BKFA Birthing Kit Grant round is 1 July 2018 -30 June 2019.
For new applicants there is a two-stage application process:
The EOI Application deadline for the next grant period is 31 January 2018. If the EOI Application is successful, the applicant will be informed of the Stage 2 application process. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in March 2018.
Information about the eligibility of your organisation for a grant can be found on this page. If you would like to submit an EOI Application or have any questions about the Birthing Kit Grant process, please submit an enquiry here.