Child and Maternal Health Pilot Grant (CMH-Pilot)

Provides one-year pilot awards to encourage cross-disciplinary and collaborative research focused on children of all ages as well as pregnant women and mothers of newborn and young infants that will ultimately improve child and maternal health.

Translational research is intentionally broadly defined, and includes any basic, pre-clinical or clinical research with promise to improve child health. Basic research at the cellular and molecular level, pre-clinical research in animal models, clinical research in humans, and outcomes or health services research are eligible if the ultimate goal is to improve human health.

RFA issued in July, Applications due in October, Selection in February.

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CMH-Pilot Award Categories

Mentored - $30,000

Junior - $30,000

Request for Applications (RFA)

The RFA describes eligibility, award categories, and application requirements
CMH-Pilot 2020 RFA

Information and Resources

Rank Eligibility Table
Application Checklist

2020 Key Dates

RFA Posted
July 2019

Intent to Apply Due
September 3, 2019, 5:00 pm MDT

Informational Calls 
Join via Zoom: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/418361284
Phone: 1-669-900-6833, meeting ID #418361284
Calls may end early if all questions addressed
Aug 12: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Sept 23: 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Cost Share Budget Review
September 20, 2019 - if applicable, RFA

Application Due
October 1, 2019, 5:00 pm MDT

Selection Notice
February 2020

Start of Award
March-June 2020