The UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) provides seed grants that support the planning of community-based participatory research projects and engagement of communities in research.
The goal of these awards is to increase the number of community-academic partnerships that are prepared to collaborate on the design and implementation of research projects, specifically those that address health disparities, aim to improve health equity, and generate preliminary data for submission of larger grants to intramural and extramural sources.
Seed grants not exceeding $5,000 will be awarded to academic-community teams for:
Grants are awarded only to teams comprised of researchers and community partners in which each partner has an essential role in the project. Proposals must exhibit an active engagement between partners and demonstrate that the topic area is of mutual interest.
Applicants can be:
Awards may fund projects that:
Projects must be completed by December 31, 2020. Please note that no cost extensions are not allowable.
|Letters of intent due||Monday, March 9, 2020 |
|Notification of applicants||Mid-March 2020|
|Full proposals due||Friday, April 17, 2020|
|Full proposal selection, notification of applicants||Mid-May 2020|
|Funding start date (tentative) ||Monday, June 1, 2020|