2013 Pilot Grant Request for Proposals
Boston Children’s Hospital, in association with C-CORE, has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for its second round of Pilot Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Grants.
RFP Released: June 12, 2013
Full Proposal Due: September 20, 2013 by 5PM
Proposal Review: November-December 2013
Final Decisions Announced: December 13, 2013
Anticipated Project Start-Date: January 2, 2014 (flexible)
Please see the links below for 2013 application instructions and forms:
Questions? Email RFP@chbccore.org.
2012 CBPR Pilot Grant
TRUE COLORS: A PERFORMING ARTS-BASED INTERVENTION FOR DEPRESSION AND LOW SELF-ESTEEM IN LGBTQ YOUTH
Community Co-PI: Evelyn Francis, The Theater Offensive
BCH Co-PI: Jerel Calzo, Division of Adolescent Medicine, BCH
Purpose: To examine whether and how True Colors, an LGBTQ performing arts-based youth program, is protective against depressive symptoms and low self-esteem, and identify areas requiring program development to meet these mental health goals.
2011 CBPR Pilot Grants
In December 2011, C-CORE awarded two pilot grants to community organizations that are partnering with CHB faculty to conduct the research projects described below.
DEVELOPMENT OF A STRESS REDUCTION INTERVENTION FOR THE BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS (BPS)
Community Co-PI: Jill Carter, Health & Wellness Department, BPS
CHB Co-PI: Kate McLaughlin, Division of General Pediatrics, CHB
To develop a stress-management intervention targeting high-school students in BPS based on evidence-based techniques and formative research with students and teachers
To pilot the intervention to examine effects on stress and physical and mental health
RITMO EN ACCIÒN PEER-LED COMMUNITY DANCE PROGRAM
Community Co-PI: Yi Chin Chen, Hyde Square Task Force
CHB Co-PI: Dawn Ericson, Division of Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases, CHB
To evaluate the effectiveness of a culturally relevant form of exercise (Latin dance) as a vehicle to increase the basic fitness level of participants and create long-term lifestyle changes
To use the evaluation results for program design refinement to more effectively promote culturally-competent interventions related to health and fitness