Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

*NEW* Limited Submission Opportunity for Health Disparities Research (due to OSP 4/15/21)

Posted: 3/7/2021 (Funding)

Applications are open for the Cigna Foundation’s limited submission Health Disparities Grants. Despite steady improvement in overall health outcomes over the past decade, many under-resourced communities continue to experience substantial health disparities. Grants will support work on one or more of the following areas: increased access to health care, increased access to primary care, increased health literacy. The award amount is  $375,000. Please submit a one-page letter of intent with a description of proposed aims and approach and biosketch or CV of the PI to research@uw.edu by 5:00 PM Thursday, March 25, 2021. Proposals are due to the sponsor 4/23/21, so you will need to have your materials in to the Office of Sponsored Programs by 4/14/21 if given the go-ahead by the review committee. Please email  research@uw.edu with questions. For other open limited submissions opportunities, as well as the internal proposal review committee review and selection process outline, see here. CSDE is always happy to help you in the preparation of your applications – – whether that is with scientific consultations or pre-award proposal support, which includes budget preparation, all ancillary materials, management of submission, and experienced reviewers for providing feedback on your narrative. Contact Scott KellySara CurranSteve Goodreau, or Belinda Sachs with any questions.