NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13)

Call for UM Pre-proposals & Reviewers
NIH Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13)

Applications sought to conduct meetings, workshops, and symposia to bring together academic institutions/organizations and community organizations to identify opportunities for addressing health disparities through the use of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR).

Meeting objectives should be to:

  1. establish and/or enhance academic-community partnerships
  2. identify community-driven research priorities, and
  3. develop long-term collaborative CBPR research agendas.

Areas of research focus:

  • infant mortality
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • fibroid tumors
  • childhood, adolescent, and/or adult obesity
  • health literacy
  • techniques for outreach and information dissemination
  • pediatric and maternal HIV/AIDS prevention; and
  • violence prevention.

Key Dates (2012):

August 8:          Notify of intent to develop a UM proposal or interest in reviewing internal proposals
August 10:        ORSP will announce whether an internal competition will be required and rules for that competition
August 22:        Internal competition proposals due to
September 5:    ORSP will announce which proposal to move forward
September 12:  Permission to Submit Letter from PI due to ORSP (Program Development Specialist)
September 19:  Permission to Submit Letter from ORSP due to NIH    
October 10:       Final proposal due to ORSP (Program Development Specialist)
October 17:       Proposal due to NIH

Funding:          Awards of up to $30,000 direct costs per year for up to 3 years

F&A Costs:       Not allowed
Cost Sharing:   Not required
Limitations:      UM may submit up to 1 proposal
Future:               Future funding window has a date of 10/17/2013

Full Solicitation:
UM Limited Submissions Procedure: