Community-University Partnership Grant Program

The Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives (HFHL) Institute invites letters of interest and proposals for fall funding opportunities:

The Community-University Partnership Grant Program seeks to fund innovative community-university partnerships related to food, nutrition, and health. Projects should include participatory action research*, or other creative strategies for addressing community-identified problems by bringing together academic and community partners. Proposals should seek to benefit communities by producing information that will enable a community to improve its overall health. To that end, funding may be used for traditional research projects or community-based programs that are rigorously evaluated.

Proposal Submission Deadline: November 10, 2017
View and download RFP (.pdf)

* Characteristics of community-based participatory research that should be considered: maximizing participation of and leadership by people living in the participating community; involving diverse community members in key decisions throughout the project; creating learning opportunities by involving community members; utilizing community members, trained researchers, and students in the research design.

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