Fall Grant Opportunities

The Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives (HFHL) Institute invites letters of interest and proposals for two fall funding opportunities:



Hmong family on farm.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. Proposals should produce information that will enable a community to improve its overall health. To that end, funding may be used for traditional research projects or community-based programs that are rigorously evaluated.

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Fall 2018 Community-University Grant Program Timeline

• Request for LOIs/proposals released: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

• LOI due: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

• Invitations to submit full proposals: Wednesday, October 17th

• Full proposal due: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

• Awards announced: Friday, December 21st, 2018

• Funding commences (subject to change*): Monday, January 7th, 2019

• Project end date (subject to change**): Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

• Final report due: Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

* Based on grantee award acceptance date
** Based on actual project start date


Faculty members discussing with each other_version 2The Faculty Planning Grant Program supports the development of University interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research teams related to food, nutrition, and health. Planning Grant award recipients must work towards the preparation and submission of a grant proposal in the spring HFHL funding cycle OR proposals may be prepared and submitted to other equivalent University sources, as well as major government or private sources.



PDF iconRead the Fall 2018 Faculty Planning Grant Program RFP

Fall 2018 Faculty Planning Grant Program Timeline

• Request for proposals released: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

• Planning Grant Proposal due: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

 Interview notification and scheduling (if selected) begins: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

• Interviews: Monday, December 10th 2018 - Friday, December 21st, 2018

• Awards announced: Friday, January 4th, 2018

• Funding commences (subject to change*): Monday, January 14th, 2019

• Project end date (subject to change**): Friday, June 14th, 2019

• Final report due (subject to change**): Wednesday, July 19th, 2019

Based on grantee award acceptance date

** Based on actual project start date


View Fall 2017 Grantees