Pilot Funding Opportunities-2022

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Pilot Funding Opportunities

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is excited to announce pilot and early-career research funding opportunities for 2022-2023. These awards are available to full-time faculty at the following institutions: UNMC, UNO, UNK, UNL, Creighton University (CU), Children’s Hospital and Medical Center (CHMC), Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH) and Omaha VA Medical Center (O-VAMC).

Pilot Project Funding

Earliest project start date July 1, 2022. Great Plains IDeA-CTR Community-Academic Partnership Program – Full application deadline: March 21, 2022
  • Community-Engaged Research Pilot Project Award: A total of $25,000 is available for one or two award(s). The applications must detail an existing or forming community-academic partnership and how the funds will be used to improve community health. The intent of this award is the generation of preliminary data for feasibility and acceptability trials
  • Community-Engaged Capacity Development Award: a total of $15,000 is available for small awards averaging approximately $5,000. The purpose is to provide seed funding for investigators working to (1) develop or engage community partnerships for project design or planning purposes or (2) engage Practice Based Research Networks to identify local priorities and begin project planning. The proposal needs to explicitly lay out how funds contribute to the development of the project.
  • 2022 Community-Academic Partnership Program RFA
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Pilot – Up to $30,000 in direct costs for a one-year project. No LOI required. Full submission due date is March 7, 2022.

Mini Sabbatical (MSab) Funding