Funding Opportunities

Each year, the CCTSI awards close to $3 million in pilot grants, microgrants, and pre-doctoral and post-doctoral research scholar awards. You can find more information on each grant and how to apply below

Nurse working in labMicroGrants Program

These funds can be used to purchase CTRC services for research protocols conducted at University of Colorado Hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Perinatal CTRC. This award is generally available to junior investigators

Colorado Pilot Program (CO-Pilot)

Provides one-year pilot awards to encourage cross-disciplinary and collaborative research in clinical and translational science. Several categories of award are available for applicants from fellows through senior investigators.

Child and Maternal Health Pilot Program (CMH-Pilot)

Provides one-year pilot awards for longitudinal research in children, pregnant women and mothers to improve child and maternal health and prevent diseases that begin in early life. These awards are generally available to fellows and junior investigators.

Community Engagement and Health Equity Pilot Program (CEHE-Pilot)
Encourages community-academic partnerships in clinical and translational research.

Translational Methods
Facilitates translational methods development across the University of Colorado campuses and its affiliate hospitals.

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KL2 (K12) Research Scholar Award

A mentored award for training early-career MDs, PhDs, DDSs, PharmDs and DOs as clinical-translational researchers.

TL1 (T32) Pre/Post Doctoral Fellowships

A training track focused on providing clinical-translational experiences for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees.


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MicroGrant Program
Kristen House

Education Support
Galit Mankin

Colorado Pilot Program (CO-Pilot)
Kristen House

Child and Maternal Health Pilot Program (CMH-Pilot)
Kristen House

Community Engagement Pilot Program (CE-Pilot)
Kaylee Gordon

Translational Methods (TM-Pilot)
Kristen House

Colorado State University Pilot Program (CSU-Pilot)
Jessica Hunter

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