September 15, 2015

RFP: Mini grants for community-academic research partnerships

The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core invites proposals for mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.

Applicants may propose a community-engaged research project (up to $10,000) or a partnership building project (up to $2,500) that enables partners to pursue an identified research agenda with the ultimate goal of improving community health outcomes, increasing access to health and health-related services, enhancing quality and effectiveness of health interventions and/or informing future health policy.

Applicants must attend an information session:

• Aug. 27, 3-4 p.m. at Vanderbilt's Peabody Campus, Wyatt Building Room 322
• Aug. 31, 2-3:30 p.m. at Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, 1999 Meharry Drive and by WEBINAR
• Sept. 8, 1-2:30 p.m. at United Way of Metro Nashville, 250 Venture Circle, Room 103
• Sept. 16, 1:30-3 p.m. at Vanderbilt Institute for Medicine and Public Health, 2525 West End Ave., 6th Floor Board Room

To RSVP for an info session and see additional informational session dates, click here.

For grant guidelines, click here.

Application deadline: Oct. 15 at midnight

For more information, contact Clare Sullivan at Put MINI-GRANT in the subject line.