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Faculty Research Fellows Program

The Relationship Building and Research & Implementation Grant applications are open.

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The Creating Whole Communities Research Fellows program offers two types of grants to support UMSL faculty and doctoral students partnering with community to address important place-based challenges through rigorous issue- and practice-based research.

  1. Relationship Building Grant
    This grant initiative seeks to support University-community partnerships in the exploration process of mutual interests and shared goals with the aim that this will lead to a trustworthy partnership, long-term collaboration, and achievement of community-desired goals. A partnership with local organizations and/or leaders is a required component of this grant application. Up to $1,000 will be awarded to partnerships.

  2. Research and Implementation Grant
    This grant initiative seeks to support faculty research that implements a philosophy of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) and address issues that are critical to local neighborhoods and municipalities. Faculty must demonstrate partnership with local organizations and/or leaders as a component of this grant application. Up to $6,000 will be awarded to partnerships.

Apply NOW for the Relationship Building Grant and/or Research & Implementation Grant.

Attend the virtual information session on October 15th at 11:00 AM to learn more about these funding opportunities. RSVP.

All applications are due November 11, 2021 at 5:00 PM. 
Submit application materials to Tasnim Haq at tfhktb@umsystem.edu.

Send questions to tfhktb@umsystem.edu.

If you are involved with research, programming, or engagement related to community development issues and would like to collaborate with Creating Whole Communities, please contact us!