Now accepting applications for small pilot projects

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 23, 2021 at 5:00pm CT

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Small project funding

This $5000 funding opportunity will support well-focused, secondary analyses for questions relevant to the WU-CDTR mission. Projects focused on the interaction between COVID-19 and diabetes are encouraged, although this focus is not a requirement.

Funding for projects with American Indian/Alaska Native focus

This $5,000 – $10,000 funding opportunity will support well-focused secondary analyses. Projects must focus on American Indians and Alaska Natives in some manner for this particular call for applications.

Applicant eligibility

  • Principal Investigators must be members of the WU-CDTR (or eligible for membership)
  • Applicants must hold a faculty level appointment at a WU-CDTR affiliated institution
  • Applicants may be the Principal Investigator on only one proposal and there can be only one Principal Investigator on an application.
  • Additional program guidelines can be found here.


  • Application Opens: December 23, 2020
  • Application Due: February 23, 2021 (by 5:00pm CT to
  • Award Decisions: March 5, 2021
  • Project Start Date: March 8, 2021