Funding now available for researchers and community partners

Published by CTSI on September 3, 2019

CTSI is now accepting applications for its Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grants program, which matches University investigators with community partners to address important health issues identified by Minnesota communities.

A young girl has her blood pressure taken by a nurse at an outdoor clinic.The program is administered by CTSI’s Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) office, which provides partner matching support for UMN investigators and community partners interested in applying. 

Community partners may include nonprofits, healthcare providers, and community advocacy organizations, among others. Community representatives with a special interest in impacting health research that directly affects their own community are highly encouraged to apply. University researchers and community partners are matched based on intersecting health interests as well as complementary skills and expertise.

To learn more about this grant program, register for the Pre-Application webinar which takes place 12:30 - 1:30pm, Monday, September 16th. A link to the recording will be added to CTSI’s website following the event. If you are interested in being matched with a University or community partner, contact CEARCH directly

The begin the application process, submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) by Tuesday, October 8th. See the Request for Applications (RFA) for more details. See previous grantees on the Community Health Collaborative Grant page.

For questions, contact CEARCH at cearch@umn.edu or 612-625-2874.

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