Supports community-academic partnerships to perform pilot studies that will strengthen relationships and produce preliminary data for future competitive grant applications.
The RFA and funding for both Partnership Development and Joint Pilot Projects are issued annually in the fall.
Partnership Development Projects $8,000: 2024 cycle - RFA available November 8, 2023.
This funding opportunity is open to new or potential community and academic partners who are interested in a Partnership Development (PD) project dedicated to relationship building, exploration of shared areas of interest, and the development of a research project focused on T3/T4 Translational Research, which includes research evaluating the translation of evidence-based interventions or practices into real world, clinical and community settings.
The Mandatory Intent to Apply Form collects preliminary information and must be submitted online. Submission by any other means will not be accepted.
The Intent to Apply Form is not binding, and the information may be modified later during the application process.
Submission of the Intent to Apply Form will generate a confirmation email with your application number and unique link that is required to access the online application system in Step 2 below.
The application consists of an online Application Form, and Proposal PDF attachments submitted online with the Form. Submission by any other means will not be accepted.
The online application system can only be accessed with the unique application link emailed to both Academic and Community Partners when completing the Intent to Apply form.
The Application Form will be partially pre-populated from your Intent to Apply Form -- all information may be revised until the application is submitted. The Application Form will become the cover page for your application.
The proposal must be formatted as a PDF document and will be comprised of the 250 word abstract (not included in 6-page limit), application information and questions found in the RFA, references, budget and justification, and (if applicable) letters of support, mentorship letter and Memos of Understanding (MOUs).
Mandatory Intent to Apply Deadline