CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants

Grant

  • Type: Foundations
  • Source: American Academy Of Pediatrics CATCH
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Award

  • Award Min: $1,000.00
  • Award Max: $12,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Jan 31, 2014

Eligibility:
All pediatricians are eligible to apply regardless of employment setting or retirement status. To ensure project completion, residents who are in their 1st or 2nd year of residency on the application submission due date are eligible to apply; 3rd-year residents may apply as co-applicants, or as primary applicants if they will be chief resident in their 4th year.

Purpose:
CATCH Supports Pediatricians To Collaborate Within Their Communities So That All Children Have Access To Needed Health Services And A Medical Home. PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS Up To $12,000 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 And Access To Health Care Services Not Otherwise Available In Their Community. Priority Is Given To Projects That Will Be Serving Communities With The Greatest Health Disparities. 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 And Available Insurance Programs. RESIDENT GRANTS Up To $3,000 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.

Additional Info:
MAILING ADDRESS CATCH Program c/o American Academy of Pediatrics Division of Community-based Initiatives Department of Community, Chapter, and State Affairs American Academy of Pediatrics 141 Northwest Point Blvd Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 E-MAIL ADDRESS catch@aap.org PHONE 847/434-4000 Toll Free: 800/433-9016 ext 7085