The University of Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education shares information about funding opportunities of interest. Check back often, as this list is updated regularly when new opportunities are announced. Note: Some grant programs are reduced during the COVID-19 era. 

Currently Open:

The Center for Global Health Equity is currently accepting proposals (through January 14, 2022) for Challenge Group Grants that support their thematic priorities:
  • Strengthening systems to improve health and health equity
  • Addressing and informing policy on the social and environmental determinants of health
  • Developing technical solutions for health equity
  • Empowering women as effectors of health for themselves, their families, and their communities

U-M Center for Research on Learning and Teaching Gilbert Whitaker Fund for the Improvement of Teaching Winter Term 2022: up to $10,000 available to faculty who engage in activities that enhance the quality of student learning at the University of Michigan. Apply by January 18, 2022.

The Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) seeks to fund research projects that address important problems or questions in medical education. Proposals that foster collaboration are strongly encouraged. This includes collaborations among GEA sections (UME, GME, CPD), across GEA regions (CGEA, NEGEA, SGEA, WGEA) and/or proposals that engage multiple schools, professions or departments. The project may be funded each year up to $10,000 each up to two-year grant period. Pre-Proposals Deadline: January 20, 2022.

The Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) National Grant Award Committee is now accepting pre-proposals (through January 20, 2022) for GEA National Educational Research Grant Award–for research projects that address important problems or questions in medical education. Funding is up to $10,000 each up to a two-year grant period. Proposals that foster collaboration are strongly encouraged, including those that engage multiple schools, professions or departments. High-quality research proposals on the following topics are encouraged, but those in other areas are also welcome:
  • Professional identify formation
  • Learner wellbeing, mistreatment, and the learning environment
  • Racial justice, health equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Faculty development
  • Interprofessional education
  • Competency-based education, EPAs, or milestones
  • Virtual learning, COVID-related educational changes

U-M Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize will provide $5,000 to five faculty members (or teams) for their innovative projects to improve student learning.  The award is open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, clinical instructional faculty, and lectures who have continuing appointments. Nomination deadline is January 31, 2022.

Center for IPE:

IPE Travel Grant: Travel grant funds are available for to support faculty and students in sharing their IPE research at conference and meetings. Faculty must hold at least a 50% appointment in one of the health science schools at U-M Ann Arbor campus; additionally, ALL Interprofessional Leadership Fellows are eligible to apply, as well as U-M health science students. Grants of up to $1,500 may be awarded (larger requests may be considered in special circumstances). Funds should be used for travel and conference expenses in accordance with U-M guidelines.

Ginsberg Center Community Engagement Grants for Interprofessional Education funding program is  offered in partnership with the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education to support community-engaged work of tenured, tenure track, research, and clinical faculty on any of the 3 U-M campuses. Two grants of up to $5000 each are annually awarded will  to support interprofessional teams, representing at least two different health science schools and including at least one past or current Interprofessional Leadership Fellow

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