The Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives (HFHL) Institute is pleased to issue a request for proposals (RFP) and a request for letters of interest (RFLI) for two fall funding opportunities:
The Community-University Partnership Grant Program seeks to fund innovative community-university partnerships related to food, nutrition and health. Projects should include participatory action research , or other creative strategies for addressing community-identified problems by bringing together academic and community partners. Both academic and community knowledge systems should be honored in these partnerships.
Proposal Submission Deadline: November 15, 2013
View and download RFP here.
Download HFHL Proposal Routing Form here.
The Planning Grant Program is designed to fund the development of interdisciplinary University faculty research teams (fall funding cycle) or authentic community-university partnerships (spring funding cycle) related to food, nutrition and health. The expected outcome of this award is that teams prepare and submit a grant proposal to one of the major HFHL grant programs or to other equivalent University, government and/or private sources.
Letters of Interest (and supporting documents) Submission Deadline: November 11, 2013
View and download RFLI here.
Funds for all grant programs will be awarded through a competitive review process.
2010 University and Student Research Grants Awarded (.pdf)
2010 Community Engagement Grants Awarded (.pdf)
2009 University Research Grants Awarded (.pdf)
2009 Community Engagement Grants Awarded (.pdf)
2008 University Research Grants Awarded (.pdf)
2007 Grants Awarded (.pdf)
The next Community-University Partnership Grant RFP will be released in August 2013. To view a copy of the 2012 RFP, click here.
The HFHL Institute administers its grant funds around four priority areas:
Read details of funded research in each of these priority areas.
In fall 2010, the HFHL Institute also began awarding small research grants to fund student research and/or other activities related to broadening interdisciplinary learning in the areas of food, agriculture, and human health.
In summer 2012, HFHL announced the availability of small supplemental grants ($500 - $1000) to support the advancement and promotion of projects supported by HFHL . This opportunity is available to both past as well as current grantees who have completed no less than six months of their project. To download the application or to apply on-line, click here.
This spring, the Institute released a RFP for our new Planning Grant Program. Funding form this program will support the development of authentic community-university partnerships or interdisciplinary University faculty research teams related to food, nutrition and health.