Funding Opportunities: Pilot Awards and Community Seed Grants

Pilot Program Funding & Support


The CCTS Pilot Funding Program offers awards in the category of community engagement. Please see the funding page to learn more. 

The Community Engagement Core also supports investigators interested in applying for pilot grant funding by providing:

  • Linkages with study coordinators and clinical liaisons during grant development

  • Consultations on parameters of the grant competition (clarification, etc.)

  • Post-submission feedback and assistance on revisions

Community Mini-Grants (Seed) Funding


We provide competitive mini-grant awards (seed grants) to community partners to support  community-oriented projects. We partner with recipients to provide oversight including financial management, human subjects advice, data collection, and protocol/conduct input. See previous awardees here

RFA: Community Mini-Grant (Seed) Funding

Community partners are invited to apply for funding of $2500 each to support evidence-based or evidence-informed health outreach projects. Four applications will be funded. Projects must be conducted between August 1st, 2019 and August 1st, 2020. Requests for funds may not exceed $2500.

Applications are due Friday, June 7 by 5 p.m.