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The Call for Proposals is closed. The next cycle will open late Fall 2019.

CPTI supports 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs annually to attend the AAP Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. 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 open. Deadline is Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2pm CST.

CPTI partners with the CATCH Program to offer this opportunity. This program promotes advocacy for children and advances the field of community pediatrics by focusing on resident education, faculty development, and community partnerships.

Up to 6 accredited pediatric residency programs per year are provided with a maximum of $4,500 each to implement a 2- or 3-day community health and advocacy educational program.

2019 Application Materials ​​
Guidelines ​ 

Current grantees and descriptions of their projects​ ​

Application assistance is available and highly encouraged. Please contact Jeanine Donnelly at​ or 630-626-6397 with questions or for feedback on project ideas.

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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