Community Funding

Community Grant Writing Academy RFA

The Georgia CTSA Community Engagement (CE) program is soliciting applications to support community-based organizations seeking to learn how to develop grant proposals to fund research or other health initiatives to address community health priorities. The purpose of this CE Grant Writing Academy (CGWA) is to provide selected participants with the knowledge and the skills to write a competitive research or health initiative grant. After the course CGWA participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss and describe the components of community-engaged research
  2. Identify and define a research interest
  3. Write Goals and Objectives (Specific Aims)
  4. Develop the framework for the methodology, research/evaluation plan, and budget
  5. Write a competitive community‐engaged research grant


  • September 4, 2020 - 2 pm EST - Funding Opportunity Informational Call
  • September 30, 2020 – Applications Accepted
  • October 23, 2020 – All FINAL Applications Due
  • November 30, 2020 – CGWA Awardees Notified
  • January 22, 2021, 1 pm – 3 pm – CGWA Kick‐off Teleconference
  • February 11 & 12, 2021 – Grant Writing Academy (Session I)
  • April 29 & 30, 2021 – Grant Writing Academy (Session II)
  • June 30, 2021 – End Date

Please pay special attention to the attached Request for Application and timeline above. A five-part YouTube recording of the Funding Opportunity Informational Call is available above. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.