CATCH Grants

​​​CATCH Planning, Implementation and Resident Grants

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • AAP pediatrician fellow/AAP fellowship trainee.
  • AAP national and chapter member (must be member prior to funding being awarded).
  • General pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, pediatric surgical subspecialists, and fellowship trainees from the United States and its territories.
  • Residents who are in their 1st or 2nd year of residency on November 1 are eligible to apply.
  • 3rd-year residents may apply as co-applicants, or as primary applicants if they will be chief resident in their 4th year.

WHAT IS A CATCH PROJECT?

  • Is led by a pediatrician or pediatric resident.
  • Focuses on building strong community partnerships.
  • Serves those who are underserved/experience health disparities.
  • Provides access to services that lead to optimal child health and well-being.
  • Has measurable outcomes.
  • Plans for sustainability.

HOW DO I APPLY?

  • Read the fellow/fellowship trainee Call for Proposal guidelines (Coming Soon!)
  • Read the resident Call for Proposal guidelines (Coming Soon!)
  • Complete the eligibility quiz on-line (Coming Soon!)
  • Preview application questions (Coming Soon!)

WHAT IS THE GRANT TIMELINE?

  • November 1, 2019            Call for Proposals Released
  • January 15, 2020              Application Deadline
  • March 16, 2020                 New Grantees Announced
  • May 1, 2020                      Projects Begin

WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?

  • Grantees will have 12 months to complete their projects.
  • At least one formal "check-in" with grantees, CATCH facilitators and AAP staff will occur during the course of the project period.
ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE


Chapter CATCH FacilitatorsDistrict Resident CATCH Liaisons and CATCH staff  are available to help you with everything from proposal development to project implementation.

The CATCH Planning, Implementation, and Resident Grants are administered by the AAP CATCH Program and are made possible through the support of Pfizer Inc, National Dairy Council, and Magic Pebble Foundation, with additional support from individual donations through the AAP Friends of Children Fund.

 


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