How much does it cost to be an affiliate site?

MIHOW Affiliation Costs (sample for 6 workers)
Annual license$3000
Initial training$1000/person
Site leader training$250/person
Curriculum$400/person or $100/guide
The MIHOW Way$200
Administrator's Manual$150
Training Materials$100/person
Annual Conference$500/person
Trainer's travelTBD
Vanderbilt Admin30%

MIHOW Affiliation Costs

Annual license ($3000): The annual license includes use of the MIHOW name and logo during the
contract period as well as technical support and consultation from the Vanderbilt MIHOW team, including:

  • 10 hours of consultation on program implementation (either video or phone consultation)
  • monthly reflective group meeting with all trained personnel (1 hour virtual meeting)
  • access to MIHOW Sharepoint – online curriculum and additional resources

Initial training ($1000/person): Initial training is 4 days of in-person training in use of the
MIHOW model, curriculum and data collection processes. The site leader (program supervisor) is expected to attend the
initial training.

Site leader training ($250/person): Site leader training is one day of training and consultation with Vanderbilt MIHOW Team member regarding site specific logistics of implementing the MIHOW model. Use of The MIHOW Way training manual and the MIHOW Administrator’s Manual are covered in the training. Site leader training should happen before initial training of workers (week before if virtual or day before if in-person).

Training materials ($100/person): This will cover costs of handouts and other training materials.

Curriculum ($100/guide): Each outreach worker will need copies of the curriculum (MIHOW Home Visit Guides – The Prenatal Period, The First Year of Life, The Second Year of Life, and The Third Year of Life) to plan and execute home visits. Additional copies of individual MIHOW Home Visit Guides may be purchased for $100/each. Additional copies of The MIHOW Administrator’s Manual ($150) and The MIHOW Way ($200) are also available for purchase.

Trainer’s travel (as needed): Affiliating agency agrees to cover travel costs of the trainer. Costs
will include mileage at the federal rate (or car rental + fuel, airfare), meals and overnight hotel stays.

Vanderbilt Admin (30%): Administrative Costs are added as a portion of the overall contract amount
to include additional costs to Vanderbilt University for coordination of the partnerships, data collection usage, etc.