CERC Mini-Grant Awards
Next submission date March 15, 2019
The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core invites proposals for activities that promote on-going, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers. Both academic and community partners are expected to contribute to the development of the proposal. Applicants may propose a community-engaged research project or a capacity building project that enable the partners to pursue an identified research agenda. The long term goals of the research partnerships supported by mini-grants should be one or more of the following: to improve community health outcomes, increase access to health and health-related services, enhance quality and effectiveness of health interventions, and/or inform future health policy.
Two grant awards are available:
-Partnership Development Grants: Up to $2500 to support the creation of new community-academic partnerships and the strengthening of existing community-academic partnerships.
-Community-Engaged Research Grants: Up to $10,000 to enable community-academic research partnerships to undertake pilot research activities.
All applicants must:
(1) Submit a letter of intent to Lexie.Lipham@vumc.org by Friday, March 8.
(2) Attend an information session on one of the following dates:
Please RSVP for an information session to Lexie Lipham at Lexie.Lipham@vumc.org
If you have any questions or need more information regarding the mini-grant awards, please contact Lexie Lipham at Lexie.Lipham@vumc.org.