While all these grants address critical child health needs and engage diverse community partnerships, each grant initiative has a different approach. It is important to consider your goals, and where you are in your career, to find the grant best suited for you. Use the chart below as a guide.
Where are you in your pediatric career?
*Resident applicants must still be in training through the grant timeline or meet specific requirements – see each grant for details
Which grant is the right one for your proposed goals?
These grant opportunities can assist you in becoming an effective community leader and advocate through engaging with diverse community partners and developing innovative projects that address critical child health issues and provide access to health services not otherwise available in your community. Become inspired and review the Primer for Community Advocacy Grants webinar recording and handout to learn more about these grants from leaders representing the Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) program and the Community Pediatrics Training Initiative (CPTI) program.
- Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) – for pediatrician-led, community-based health projects with community partners outside your medical institution (Application Timeline: Nov-Jan)
- Advocacy Training Grants (ATG) – for Resident/Faculty pairs to strengthen advocacy skills in your training program (Application Timeline: Nov-Jan)
- Leonard P. Rome CATCH Visiting Professorship – pediatric training program or learning collaborative focusing on community health and advocacy training (Application Timeline: March-May)
2023-2024 Advocacy Training Grant Recipients @ the AAP Advocacy Conference
American Academy of Pediatrics