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The Call for Proposals is closed.  The Next cycle will open December 2021.

CPTI supports 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs annually to attend the AAP Advocacy Conference. Following the conference, the faculty-resident pairs are required to implement an educational project in collaboration with their AAP chapter to strengthen the advocacy skills of their trainees. The AAP chapter will receive up to $1,000 in grant funds to support this advocacy project.

Current grantees and descriptions of their projects.


The Call for Proposals is now Open. The application and required attachments must be submitted by e-mail to by 2:00pm Central Time on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

CPTI partners with the CATCH program to offer this opportunity, which promotes advocacy for children and advances the field of community pediatrics.  This program will support up to 5 accredited pediatric residency programs with a maximum of $4500 each to implement 2- or 3-day programs focusing on resident education, faculty development and building partnerships for community health and advocacy.

Contact Jeanine Donnelly at with any questions. Potential applicants are highly encouraged to reach out to discuss how their ideas align with the priorities of the Visiting Professorship Program.

2021 Application Materials
Guidelines ​ 

Current grantees and descriptions of their projects​ ​

Other Currently F​​und​​ed Gr​​​ant Projects

Community health and advocacy collaboratives bring together leaders from pediatric residency programs to unite expertise and resources to amplify a powerful voice for children at the community and state levels.

Utilizing a collaborative framework developed by CPTI leaders, pediatric faculty from across states or regions are leading efforts to

  • Advance child health promotion and prevention initiatives
  • Enhance faculty development & leadership
  • Improve advocacy training curricula and activities
  • Strengthen local partnerships with community-based organizations

The Carolinas Collaborative: Community-Pediatric Partnerships for Promotion of Child Health and Prevention of Toxic Stress
Supported by The Duke Endowment.​​

The New Jersey Pediatric Residency Advocacy Collaborative (NJPRAC)
Supported by The Nicholson Foundation

If you are interested in learning more about a collaborative for your state or region, email

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