Grant opportunity from Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core

December 21, 2017

Grant opportunity from Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core

message from CERC about mini-grants:


CERC Announces a New Round of Mini-Grants – March 2018

Deadline: March 2, 2018

Letter of Intent Due: January 29, 2018

The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core invites proposals for activities that promote on-going, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers. Both academic and community partners are expected to contribute to the development of the proposal. Applicants may propose a community-engaged research project or a capacity building project that enable the partners to pursue an identified research agenda. The long term goals of the research partnerships supported by mini-grants should be one or more of the following: to improve community health outcomes, increase access to health and health-related services, enhance quality and effectiveness of health interventions, and/or inform future health policy.

Two grant awards are available:

(1) Partnership Development Grants: Up to $2,500 to support the creation of new community-academic partnerships and the strengthening of existing community-academic partnerships.

(2) Community-Engaged Research Grants: up to $10,000 to enable community-academic research partnerships to undertake pilot research activities.

All applicants must submit a letter of intent by January 29 and attend an information session.

For more details and grant application guidelines, please go to:

Email questions and inquiries to Lexie Lipham at

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