Grant Information:

Each year the Ohio Lactation Consultant Association awards grants to OLCA members for breastfeeding promotion.

The amount of the grant depends upon the amount allotted for in the budget for that year.  For 2017, Grants up to $1,000 with a detailed budget will be considered.

Grant money is to be used for breastfeeding promotion adhering to the WHO Code.

Award Nominations!

Each year the Ohio Lactation Consultant Association presents awards to those individuals and institutions that have done an outstanding job promoting and supporting breastfeeding. 

To nominate someone please fill out our Award Nominations Form.

check back for 2018 scholarship/grant/award info.

Grants, Scholarships, and Awards

Note: Starting in 2017, the Grant Application process will be more detailed. We have provided an example grant budget to clarify.

For more information regarding Grants and Scholarships, please contact OLCA's Vice President, Laura Knisely at

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Scholarship Information:

OLCA provides scholarships for professional development in the area of lactation.

The number of scholarships offered each year depends on the annual budget. Scholarships for up to $700 each are awarded.

Award may be used for conference registration, professional development, or any related expenses.


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