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Title: International Health Forum: Workshop on Funding for Global Health Research and Study


1
International Health ForumWorkshop on Funding
for Global Health Research and Study
  • Office of Information Communications
  • GrantSource Library

2
  • Office of Information Communications
    GrantSource Library
  • 307 Bynum Hall
  • (on Cameron Avenue)
  • Monday-Friday 800 a.m. - 500 p.m.

3
Contact Us
  • Public Service Desk 919-962-3463 gs_at_unc.edu
  • Susan Gramling, GrantSource Librarian 919-962-776
    6 susan_gramling_at_unc.edu
  • Elizabeth Allen, GrantSource Librarian
    919-962-6022 allen_at_unc.edu

4
Applying for FundingReality Check
  • Typical awards for students
  • Typical awards for nonprofits
  • Foundations and many other sponsors usually will
    not fund individuals directly but instead require
    that the applicant have 501(c)(3) nonprofit
    status
  • Your questionwho or what is the applicant?

5
Options at Carolina to be Considered Nonprofit
  • Use Student Activity Fund Office (SAFO) as fiscal
    agent
  • If official UNC student organization recognized
    for University purpose, then UNC can be
    designated recipient
  • Work with an existing nonprofit organization as
    your fiscal agent
  • Incorporate as separate nonprofit organization

6
Fiscal Agency
  • find a nonprofit organization that will serve as
    your project's fiscal agent by receiving and
    administering the funds
  • increases your chances of securing foundation
    support
  • funding comes to the nonprofit to pay you to do
    the work
  • work with the nonprofit in planning project
  • plan carefully and document plans in writing

http//foundationcenter.org/getstarted/faqs/sectio
n_5c.html
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Identifying Potential Partners
  • Foundation Center Tips on Finding Nonprofits
  • http//foundationcenter.org/getstarted/faqs/html/i
    nternet_resources.html
  • GuideStar
  • http//www.guidestar.org/pqLogin.do?sourcehplogin

8
Fiscal Agency Legal Advice and Assistance
  • Student Legal Services
  • Dottie Bernholz, Director, bernholz_at_email.unc.edu,
    962-1303

9
Resources at Carolina
  • Center for Global Initiatives
  • http//gi.unc.edu/
  • funding opportunities for internationally-focused
    research, training special events
  • subscribe to CGI bi-weekly e-bulletin
  • contact gi_at_unc.edu or 962-3094
  • University Career Services
  • http//careers.unc.edu/internships/index.html
  • information about finding and preparing for
    internships

10
Resources at Carolina--continued
  • SPH Office of Global Health
  • http//www.sph.unc.edu/ogh
  • Gretchen_VanVliet_at_unc.edu or 843-7723
  • website with information about funding
  • Institute for Global Health Infectious Diseases
  • October 10, 2007 press release http//www.unc.edu/
    news/archives/oct07/GlobalHealth101007.html
  • goals include expanding internship research
    opportunities enabling more students to work in
    collaborating international sites
  • UNC Partners in Global Health http//www.sph.unc.e
    du/ogh/partnership/
  • goals include creating a travel fund for students

11
Tips for Planning Your Proposal
  • Plan carefully
  • Involve partners and community in planning
  • Document local support (letters of endorsement)
  • Collaboration and broad impact are major
    strengthening factors
  • Budget for everything
  • Fulfill evaluation requirements
  • Thank your sponsors

http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/proposal_writi
ng.php
12
Timeline for Planning Your Project Abroad
  • Start early -- dont wait until your internship
    is settled before you start looking for funding
  • Get a letter of agreement or memo of
    understanding about what you are going to be
    doing and the role of the local site or sponsor
  • Refer to AMSA Checklist for Going Abroad

http//www.amsa.org/global/ih/abroad_checklist.doc

13
Conducting a Funding Search
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Funding Fundamentals
  • Start early
  • Be aware of lengthy turn-around times
  • Check for funding offered by your department,
    professional organization (including public
    health and global health organizations), honor
    societies, and other affiliation groups, such as
    churches, community organizations, and special
    interest groups

15
Tips for Researching Funding Opportunities
  • Look for potential funders with a good fit
  • Identify funders goals or needs
  • Broaden your search
  • Approach your search from different perspectives

PDF Handout Tips for Researching Funding
Opportunities
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Where to Start Your Search
  • Visit our website and search on your
    ownhttp//research.unc.edu/grantsource
  • Visit the GrantSource Library for in person help
    and instruction in using online and library
    resources
  • Email or call if you have questions

17
Things to Consider Before Searching
  • Keywords that apply to your project
  • Categories that apply to the applicant, whether
    that is you or an organization
  • Types of awards sought

18
Sample Funding Opportunities
  • C.V. Starr International Fellowships
  • MAP International Medical Fellowship
  • Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships
  • Ashoka Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurs
  • Pan American Health and Education Foundation
    Small Grants

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http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/
20
Carolina Internal Funding Database
  • Information on funding provided by or
    administered by various units at Carolina
  • Searchable by only one field at a time
  • Search by professional or doctoral/masters
    student
  • Search by internal sponsor such as CGI or SPH
  • Search by award type such as travel
  • Keyword search such as global health
  • Smaller database
  • Dont overlook this important resource
  • http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/funding_databa
    ses.phpcarolina

21
COS Funding Opportunities Database
  • Main search (recommended)
  • recommended fields keywords, requirements,
    citizenship or residency requirements, activity
    location, funding type
  • click add keywords to view keyword subject tree
  • use search feature to find keywords you want
  • uncheck explode if you use broad keywords
  • http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/funding_databa
    ses.phpcos
  • PDF Handout Searching COS Funding Opportunities

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COS Saved Funding Searches
  • Weekly email with new or updated opportunities
  • For best results, do these steps
  • first, register for a profile to create your
    COS expertise account (graduate student profiles
    are unpublished)
  • select UNC-Chapel Hill as your Organization, and
    then your School, Department and Title
  • click Create my Account and then COS Profile
  • click Add a Search to do a funding search and
    then Save Search

http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/funding_alerts
.phpcos PDF Handout Intro to COS Workbench
Funding Alerts
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InfoEd SPINFunding Opportunities Database
  • Similar to COS
  • Main differences
  • additional opportunities not in COS
  • different keywords and search terms, including
    medical residents, travel abroad, summer,
    internships
  • different interface (keywords alphabetized)
  • Be certain to use Search and not Enter
  • http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/funding_databa
    ses.phpspin

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Funding Databases (continued)
  • Specialized databases for all users
  • Foundation Directory Platinum Online (in library
    only)
  • IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
  • http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/funding_databa
    ses.php

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Specialized Alert Services
  • Foundation Center RFP Bulletin
  • Health Funding Watch
  • http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/funding_alerts
    .phpspecialized

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Funding Guides
  • Subject- and population-specific resources
  • by different subject areas
  • for travel and study abroad
  • for different populations, such as women,
    international students, adult students, students
    with disabilities, minorities, postdocs
  • UNC Office of International Affairs
  • http//international.unc.edu/funding.html
  • http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/funding_guides
    .php

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International Health Funding Information Resources
  • International Health Action Group funding an
    international experience http//www.amsa.org/glob
    al/ih/
  • International Health Group sources of funding
    for doing international health work
    http//www.depts.washington.edu/ihg/funding.htm

28
Print Resource Collection
  • Financial Aid for Study Training Abroad
  • Financial Aid for Research Abroad
  • Proposal writing guides

http//research.unc.edu/grantsource/print_resource
s.php
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Thank You!
  • Please take a moment to tell us how we did.
  • Handout GrantSource Library
  • Presentation Evaluation
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