Application deadline extended for Community Engagement Small Project Grants


The Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science and the UTSA College for Health, Community and Policy have extended the application deadline for one-year Community Engagement Small Project Grants through 11:59 p.m. on April 3.

The goal is to promote, develop and expand community and academic research partnerships for the translation of science from basic discovery to clinical practice, to public health benefit. One-year grants up to $5,000 are available. Funds may be used to develop or expand collaborative projects in one or more of these areas:

  • Community-engaged research or assessment.
  • Education or training.
  • Dissemination of research results, program features or policy implications.

Applications will be accepted from community-campus research partnerships in South Texas. Campus (academic) partners are defined as faculty and/or students who provide technical and/or research support for the development of projects that address community-identified health priorities.

Applications should include at least one UT Health San Antonio investigator who will serve as principal investigator or co-investigator. Campus partners may represent one or more of the following institutions:

• UT Health San Antonio (1 representative required)
• UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio
• University of Texas at San Antonio
• South Texas Veterans Health Care System
• Texas Biomedical Research Institute
• Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC)
• UT Austin College of Pharmacy
• UT Austin Dell Medical School
• Other local universities

To see a list of previously funded projects, click here.  Apply online here. This grant program is listed as 2022-2023 IIMS Community Engagement Small Project Grants. For more information, please contact


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