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CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants

THE 2016 CYCLE 2 CATCH CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS CLOSED
Applicants will receive notice of funding decisions by May 15, 2016
The 2017 Cycle 1 Call for Proposals will be open from May 2 to July 29, 2016

ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE
A network of pediatricians and pediatric residents is available to help you with everything from proposal development to project implementation. Submit your ideas to your Chapter Facilitators and District Resident CATCH Liaisons.

PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS
Up to $10,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis to individual pediatricians and fellowship trainees to plan innovative community-based child health initiatives that will ensure all children have medical homes, are properly immunized, and have access to health care services not otherwise available in their community.

All pediatricians are eligible to apply regardless of employment setting or retirement status.

Outreach must be to the community at large, not to practice or clinic patients only.

All initiatives should incorporate screening for or connecting children to medical homes, immunization services, and available insurance programs.

RESIDENT GRANTS
Up to $2,000 will be awarded on a competitive basis for pediatric residents to plan and/or implement community-based child health initiatives. Projects must include planning activities or demonstrate completed planning activities, and may include implementation activities.

Eligibility requirement - postgraduate status on the date of application submission.

PL-1 or PL-2
PL-3 or below in medicine-pediatrics residency
PL-3 if planning a chief resident year in 4th year
PL-4 or below in triple-board residency
PL-3 residents may apply as co-applicants

*International grant opportunities are available through the I-CATCH Program

RESOURCES TO HELP YOU PLAN YOUR INITIATIVE

Descriptions of Previously Awarded Grants
Community Pediatrics Resources
The Asset-Based Community Development Institute
Community Pediatrics Archived Presentations

The CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants are administered by the AAP CATCH Program and are made possible through the support of Pfizer Inc with additional support from individual donations through the AAP Friends of Children Fund.
Pfizer                           Friends of Children




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