American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Global Health: ICATCH Grant Program

The International Community Access to Child Health (ICATCH) program, a grant program of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Global Health, provides support to pediatricians and other health workers in low-income and low-middle-income countries for projects to plan or implement a program that provides clinical care to children or adolescents, provides health education for children/adolescents or parents, or provides training for healthcare providers.

For the current grant cycle, applications will be accepted in the following areas:

  • physical or developmental disabilities in children, including developmental delays, early childhood development, or physical disabilities which are congenital or acquired;
  • childhood or adolescent mental health (preschool to age 21 years);
  • nutrition/malnutrition (for infants 6 months and older through age 21 years);
  • newborn health; and,
  • care of hospitalized children.

Supported projects should work with one or more community partners such as hospitals or clinics, non-governmental organizations, local government agencies, schools, or faith-based groups.

Application Procedures

Application guidelines are available on the AAP website.