These awards can be used to pay for CTRC resources and services necessary to conduct CTRC-approved protocols at University of Colorado Hospital, Children’s Hospital Colorado and Perinatal CTRC. Eligible services include CTRC research nursing,
CCTSI nutrition, CTRC core laboratory, CTRC echocardiography & vascular imaging, CTRC exercise testing, CTRC indirect calorimetry, DXA body composition analyses and some eligible hospital expenses (clinical laboratory charges, research pharmacy
charges, and radiology charges). There will be no charge to investigators for use of CTRC inpatient beds or outpatient facility space.
CTRC MicroGrants may be requested for a maximum period of 3 years per protocol.
Up to $10,000 per protocol per year may be awarded (subject to availability of funds after 6/30/2023).
Unspent funds may not be carried forward to the next year without specific permission from the CCTSI Administrative Core.
An annual review of progress for each protocol receiving CTRC MicroGrants support will be conducted to ensure adequate progress on the protocol has been achieved and to determine if funding will be provided for subsequent years.