Child and Maternal Health Pilot Grant (CMH-Pilot)

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One-year pilot grant awards to mentored and junior investigators to provide initial support for proof of concept projects focused on children of all ages as well as pregnant women and mothers of newborn and young infants. The projects should address translational science roadblocks and  ultimately improve child and maternal health.

The program is intended to fund early-stage, preparatory or feasibility studies to overcome roadblocks in the translational process. This will apply to the variety of new disease pathways, technologies, protocols or participant recruitments strategies (to name a few) as stepping-stones toward a full and hypothesis-testing investigation. 

RFA issued in November, applications due in January, selection in May.


CMH-Pilot Award Categories

Mentored - $40,000

Junior - $40,000

Request for Applications (RFA)

The RFA describes eligibility, award categories, and application requirements. The window for sending a Letter of Intent has ended. Please check back in November 2024 for the next cycle.

Information & Resources

2024 Key Dates

RFA Posted
November 1, 2023

Intent to Apply Due
December 4, 2023 at 5:00 pm MT

Informational Call #1
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Informational Call #2
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Application Deadline
January 16, 2024, 5:00 pm MT

Scientific Merit Review
April 2024

Notice of Award
June/July 2024

Start of Award
August 1, 2024

Award Expiration Date
July 31, 2025

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