Posted On March 29, 2021 11:50 pm
The 2022 IRL Call for Applications is expected to be released in the first quarter of 2022. We encourage you to subscribe toward the bottom of the IRL website homepage to receive future funding alerts, and follow us on Twitter at @IRLeaders.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:48 pm
Total awards will be up to $350,000 per team for the duration of the three-year fellowship program. This amount includes both the annual stipends for all three participants and a one-time team research project award.  The first component of the award is a stipend of $25,000 per fellow for each year of the three-year program…. View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:48 pm
The time commitment for the program is estimated to be one day per week—approximately 20% FTE—for three years. To support the fellows’ time to participate in the program, the grantee organization will receive financial support of $25,000 per team member for each year of the three-year program. Note that this expectation is honest: The program… View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:47 pm
Yes. For the stipend portion, an optional administrative fee of $1,000 per year, $3,000 in total, may be provided to cover the sponsoring organization’s administrative costs of managing the grant. No other indirect costs will be allowed. For the research project, RWJF’s Indirect Cost Rate Policy will apply and can be found here.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:46 pm
Yes, all travel expenses for all required program meetings will be paid directly by the IRL national program center or RWJF. This will not come out of your grant budget or your fellow support funds.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:45 pm
Yes, it is possible that we would fund more than one team in the same city or county.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:39 pm
Check out the IRL website to learn more about our current teams and alumni teams and their research projects.
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:39 pm
The themes for the previous IRL cohorts are: Early childhood and health (Cohort 1). Housing, community development, and health (Cohort 1). Youth development approaches to prevent violence and promote health (Cohort 2). Individual and community resilience and health (Cohort 2). Solutions for better health care delivery in rural America (Cohort 3). Addressing social and economic… View Article
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:38 pm
IRL applicant teams must focus their research and associated action activities on one of two topic areas, or themes. For the sixth IRL cohort (beginning November 2021), the two topic areas are: Structural racism in health care Structural racism and community health and well-being
Posted On March 29, 2021 11:38 pm
In general, the more detailed your research project description is in the application, the better. We are interested in projects that yield credible and transparent information that is useful for action. It follows that research should be novel, at least to the local issue. Building on prior research is expected, but the importance of the… View Article