Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

NICHD Academic-Community Partnership Conference SeriesĀ (U13)

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) solicits applications for the Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (U13) to conduct health disparities-related meetings, workshops, and symposia. The objectives of these meetings will be to establish academic-community partnerships, identify community-research priorities, and develop long-term collaborative agendas. Areas of focus for these partnerships may include one or more of the following community-health issues: infant mortality; sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS); violence prevention; techniques for outreach and information dissemination; childhood, adolescent, or adult obesity; health literacy; uterine fibroid tumors; and pediatric and maternal HIV/AIDS prevention.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research, ltdsub@missouri.edu, no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2010. Letters of intent should be limited to 3 pages and should include 1) a brief description of the objectives for the proposed meetings to support the development of community partnerships, including developments or contributions the meeting might stimulate and how the meetings will relate to partnering with the community of interest; 2) logistical arrangements, including the meeting formats (e.g., seminar, workshop, colloquia, town hall meeting), and types of participants (e.g., community organizations, University staff); and 3) specific programsa and principal topics to be covered (e.g., introduction of applicant organization/institution, relevant health disparities).

Amount:

Up to $90,000. An applicant may request a project period of up to three years and a budget for direct costs of up to $30,000 per year.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2010

Sponsor Deadlines:

Optional Letter of Intent: February 2, 2010. Proposal Deadline: March 2, 2010

 

URL for more information: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-09-092.html

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at research.missouri.edu or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at http://research.missouri.edu/ogwp/lsa.htm.