Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grants
This funding program supports community-university pilot research projects that address important health issues identified by Minnesota communities.
Awards are designed to stimulate high-impact research that ultimately leads to health improvements, while building and sustaining long-term partnerships between University of Minnesota researchers and community representatives, including nonprofits, healthcare providers, and community advocates.
- Supports health research collaborations between the University of Minnesota investigators and individuals or groups from outside the University, such as nonprofits, healthcare providers, and community advocates
- Up to four projects are anticipated to receive up to $50,000 each to be used over 18 months
- Partner-matching support is available to help community members find University researchers with complementary skills and expertise, as well as connect University researchers to community collaborators
- Applications addressing the following topics are encouraged:
- the intersection of COVID-19, structural racism, and health disparities
- the intersection of COVID-19 and rural health or aging