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The Call for Proposals is closed. The next call will open late Fall 2018.

​CPTI supports 4 pediatric faculty-resident pairs annually to attend the AAP Legislative Conference in Washington, DCFollowing 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 closed.​​​

CPTI partners with the Community Access to Child Health (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.

2018 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

The grant programs below support projects that partner pediatric residency programs with local community organizations to implement population health approaches for addressing toxic stress and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

Primary objectives:

  • Enhance leadership skills of pediatricians, both faculty and residents, to facilitate the development of partnerships to address the social determinants of health
  • Build collaborative relationships with CBOs, community leaders and families
  • Advance community-specific goals to improve local child health and development, and reduce the impact of ACEs

Additionally, the programs in Missouri and the Carolinas are being supported to build a community health and advocacy training collaborative in their states to advance curricula and leadership development.

Community-Pediatric Partnerships for Child Health and Well-being in Missouri​ ​
Supported by Missouri Foundation for Health.

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

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