Community Engaged Research Grants
Next submission date: October 9, 2020
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 enables the partners to pursue an identified research agenda. The long-term goals of the research partnerships supported by mini-grants should be on 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 development and strengthening of 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, October 2, 2020.
(2) Attend an information session on one of the following dates:
· Tuesday, September 8 | 9-10 AM
· Wednesday, September 16 | 12-1 PM
· Thursday, September 17 | 4-5 PM
Please RSVP for webinar information to Lexie Lipham at Lexie.Lipham@vumc.org.