Request for Proposal for Local Initiatives

The Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute (ITDI) has set aside funds for the development of local, regionally based service and educational initiatives related to the mission of the institute:

     Proposal Deadline: Friday, November 16, 2018

     Notification of Award: Friday, December 7, 2018

     Amount of award: Up to $10,000

The goal of the proposal is to develop outreach initiatives that serve local communities in Ohio and the Appalachian region. The primary focus should be to develop initiatives (or build upon existing initiatives) that will bring institute members’ knowledge of infectious diseases to a community or communities in the region and successfully engage OHIO students in the outreach.


·       Ohio University faculty and staff that are currently ITDI members or those interested in membership are eligible to submit proposals. It is strongly recommended to include at least one partner (e.g. organization, faculty or staff member or community member) with a record of accomplishment of successful collaboration in the targeted community.

·       Community organizations. Must include the participation and endorsement of an ITDI faculty member.

·       Student organizations at Ohio University. Must include the endorsement of an ITDI faculty member.

You can find a full version of the proposal by clicking here.