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Funding and Professional Opportunities

Funding and Professional Opportunities

Research and Program Funding
Ben and Jerry's Foundation
The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program supports non-profit organizations that are using direct action, community-organizing strategies to accomplish their goals.
Deadline: Letters of Interest (LOIs) may be submitted July-September for proposal consideration in 1st quarter grant cycle, and January-March for proposal consideration in 3rd quarter grant cycle.

Events
CU Expo 2013

Canadian-led international conference showcasing the best practices in community-university partnerships worldwide.
June 12-15, 2013 -- Corner Brook Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada

International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) 2013 Conference
Conference will showcase research and best practices in the field of service learning and community engagement.
November 6-8, 2013 -- Omaha, NE

Professional Opportunities
2013 NIMHD Translational Health Disparities Course: Integrating Principles of Science, Practice, and Policy in Health Disparities Research
Course will provide specialized instruction on the concepts, principles, methods and applications of health disparities science, practice, and policy, and will also integrate principles and pratice of community engagement.
Application deadline: May 15, 2013 (11:59 EST)
August 5-16, 2013 -- Bethesda, MD

Coaching Conference Calls for Community Partners Engaged in Research
Free monthly series of coaching conference calls for community partners who are considering or already engaged in research partnerships with academic partners. The calls respond to the needs expressed by community partners, in successfully navigating the issues and challenges that can arise in community-academic research partnerships.
Calls offered Mondays from 4:00-5:30pm EST: April 22, May 13, June 17, July 15, and August 26, 2013.
Each call will be limited to 10 people. To participate, complete the form found on the website no later than the Friday before the call you would like to join.

Professional Development and Data Systems Workshop
Workshop aimed to help prepare scholars interested in Hispanic health research strengthen their skills and knowledge to perform analytical studies of national and state health datasets to better contribute to Hispanic health care research and other underserved populations. 
July 25-26, 2013 -- Bethesda, MD

2013 Minority Fellowship Program, Psychology Summer Institute
The psychology summer institute provides educational, professional development, and mentoring experiences to help guide participants toward developing a grant proposal, postdoctoral fellowship, dissertation, publication or program evaluation project. All projects must focus on issues affecting ethnic minority communities.
Application deadline: May 1, 2013
July 14-20, 2013 -- Washington, DC








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