Funding and Training Opportunities

Funding Opportunties

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. For more information, click here.

Team Development Pilot – Full application deadline: November 1st, 2021

  • $25,000 for one year to support new team collaborations in clinical and translational research (CTR). No LOI required. Full submission due date is November 1, 2021.
  • 2022 Team Development Pilot RFA


Training Opportunities

Community Engagement Opportunity

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network would also like to invite members to submit an application for the inaugural community-engaged Research Incubator. The goal of the Research Incubator is to assist community-engaged scientists and their partners in the generation of a competitive community-engaged research grant proposal. Interdisciplinary support from the IDeA-CTR cores will provide consultation feedback over a 3-9 month period to improve the scientific rigor of community-engaged CTR. For more information, click here.