Professional Development Initiative for Public Engagement Leaders

The Office for Public Engagement provides professional development grants of up to $750 each for public engagement leaders (individuals and groups) from units or centers that are members of the University of Minnesota Public Engagement Network (UM-PEN).  The purpose of these professional development grants is to further unit leaders' professional capacity to advance one or more goals of the public engagement Ten-Point Plan.  To apply, please fill out and submit this document.

Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute

Community-University Planning Grant Program—This program is for community-university research teams to fund the development of authentic community-university partnerships related to food, nutrition, and health.  The expected outcome of this grant 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.

Institute for Translational Research in Children's Metal Health

Collaborative Seed Grant Program—Institute for Translational Research (ITR) in Children's Mental health collaborative seed grants are designed to support small research projects addressing important issues in children's mental health that align with ITR's mission, are identified by communities in Minnesota, and have a high likelihood of leading to external funding.

Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Driven to Discover Community Health Research Grants Program—This program supports pilot research and evaluation projects that address important Minnesota human health issues and enable Minnesota State Fair attendees to participate.