All Letters of Intent (LOIs) and full proposal applications for this funding opportunity must be submitted jointly by a project team of individuals and organizations collectively bringing the necessary experience, influence, and expertise to carry out the proposed project.
Applications must be led by a primary community partner and must include an MCW School of Medicine Principal Investigator (PI) to reflect the principles outlines in AHW’s Community-Academic Partnership Model.
See the full RFA for eligibility details regarding primary community partner organizations and MCW School of Medicine PIs.
Applicants under this RFA are required to have a pre-submission consultation with AHW Program Manager Tim Meister. Please contact Tim early in your application process to set up a meeting.
Applications will only be accepted through the official online AHW application. Stage 1 LOI applications must be received by 5 PM (CST) on November 16, 2020. Those applicants invited to a Stage 2 Full Proposal Application must submit their application by 5 PM (CST) on March 15, 2021. No paper or emailed applications will be considered. AHW will confirm receipt of the submission via email to the primary community and MCW School of Medicine PI.
AHW uses a cost-reimbursement model. Funds may only be used for direct, project-related expenses. Please review a complete list of AHW’s Allowable and Unallowable Costs (PDF) as you prepare your application.
In addition, AHW funds may not supplant funds or resources otherwise available. Please see AHW Supplanting Criteria (PDF) for details.
AHW can assist community organizations in identifying a potential MCW School of Medicine academic partner to work with. Please fill out the Partnership Request Form and discuss your needs with AHW Program Manager Tim Meister (email@example.com) at least a month prior to submission.
Please note that this request does not guarantee a partnership may be identified, but that AHW will make every attempt to support you in identifying a possible academic partner.
The Call for Population and Community Health Studies is a two-step application process:
- Application Stage 1: Letter of Intent (LOI) applications due by 5 PM (CST) on November 16, 2020. Applicants will be notified in January 2021 of invitation to move to stage 2.
- Application Stage 2: Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal application by 5 PM (CST) on March 15, 2021.
- Award Determination: Award determinations will be made in May 2021 with funded projects beginning their work in July 2021.
Please see the full RFA for review criteria and details regarding the application process.