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Community Partners in Research Pilot Project Grants

Community Partners in Research Pilot Project Grants

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences is pleased to announce the availability of up to six small pilot research grants of $13,000 each to support community- and clinical practice-based research.

These grants are intended to foster collaboration between academic investigators and tribes or American Indian or Alaska Native organizations, community-based clinical practices, or clinical health organizations affiliated with ITHS-supported research networks: the Native American Clinical Research Network (NACRN), the WWAMI region Practice and Research Network (WPRN), and the Regional Clinical Research Collaboration Network (RC2).

Successful applicants will include both an academic investigator and an above-mentioned network. Priority is given to applications that demonstrate alignment with the following key objectives:

  • Expand the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based interventions into real-world settings
  • Engage investigators who are new to community- or clinical practice-based research
  • Facilitate partnerships between the ITHS’ research networks and investigators
  • Conduct early-stage pilot projects that lead to larger scale research funding

Award amount: up to six awards of $13,000 each

Eligibility Categories

We are seeking applications from:

  • Organizations affiliated with the Native American Clinical Research Network (NACRN)
  • RC2 Network member sites
  • WPRN-affiliated practices
  • Researchers interested in collaborating with one or more of the above-mentioned networks

Important Dates

  • Letter of Intent deadline: February 1, 2015
  • Invitations to Submit Applications will be sent by: February 14, 2015
  • Application deadline: April 17, 2015
  • Award announcement: June 1, 2015