The CERP Mini-Grant Program invites proposals for partnership-based health projects that involve collaborations between a community-based organization (CBO)and a faculty member affiliated with Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory University, or Georgia Institute of Technology. Health topics may include, but need not be limited to, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, HIV/AIDS/other STDs, nutrition, physical activity, stroke, teen pregnancy, tobacco, or violence/injury.
Community-based organizations that are eligible to apply for this mini-grant must:
- Be not-for-profit under Section 501c(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, identify a partnership with a faculty member affiliated with Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory University, or Georgia Tech to collaborate on program development, implementation or evaluation,
- Include a resident of the community as Principal Investigator or Project Director, and
- Serve communities within Atlanta's five-county core metropolitan area including Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett or communities within Southwest Georgia counties including Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Calhoun, Clay, Clinch, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Grady, Irwin, Lanier, Lee, Lowndes, Miller, Mitchell, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Wilcox, and Worth.
The RFA for the From Discovery to Community grant is distributed to CBOs and researchers. The grant award (up to $4,000), will be paid directly to the applicant (CBO) for dissemination of important evidenced-based research information into targeted communities and/or populations. A letter of intent is recommended but not mandatory. No grants will be made to individuals.
Monday, September 26, 2011 (5:00 p.m.) - Letter of Intent due (mail or fax)
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 (10:00 a.m.) - Technical assistance teleconference for potential applicants
Monday, October 24, 2011 (5:00 p.m.) - Complete application due (5 copies)
Friday, November 11, 2011- Notification of Awards
Monday, January 9, 2012 - Project Start Date
Monday, May 14, 2012 - Project End Date