Grants and Funding
Internal Funding Opportunities
- Department Small Grants Program: The FMCH Departmental Small Grants Program provides support for faculty research and scholarly projects. It is anticipated that most applications will be for the purpose of funding new small projects or pilot projects. Learn more about the small grants program.
- Population Health Improvement Grants: The Population Health Improvement Grants Program is similar to our Research Small Grants Program, but with a focus on implementation and/or evaluation of population/community health initiatives. Learn more about the population health improvement grants program.
- Concentrated Time for Scholarship: This opportunity provides faculty who are predominantly clinicians and/or educators with a period of dedicated time to complete a scholarly project. Learn more about the concentrated time for scholarship opportunity.
External Funding Opportunities
As a service for all researchers at Duke University and the School of Medicine, Duke’s Office of Research Support Funding site provides an extensive database of funding opportunities of interest to the Duke community. The list is searchable by discipline, eligibility, sponsor, etc.
myRESEARCHhome is a portal for the Duke Research Community. Funded by the Duke CTSA, it provides all your relevant applications and information in one place and connects you to the myRESEARCHnavigators for assistance. MRH is your gateway to all things research at Duke. Need help finding a resource? Call a myRESEARCHnavigator: 919-684-2243, option 4.
Project Development and Implementation Resources
The Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) Research Team and Clinical Research Unit offer a variety of services to FMCH faculty members, staff, learners, and affiliates to help facilitate research and non-research activities from development to closure. Learn more.
Duke Clinical & Translational Research Institute brings together a wealth of resources from across campus to help investigators at any stage of the translational research process. See the services available through Duke CTSI.
The Clinical Research Unit Biostatistics Core is provided for Duke Family Medicine and Community Health faculty and affiliates. The core offers statistical advice and collaboration in study design and data analysis. Specific types of support include:
- Grant preparation, including the possibility of a statistician named as a co-investigator
- Study design including sample size and power calculations
- Statistical analysis
- Manuscript preparation
- General statistical advice
Institutional Review Board
Duke Institutional Review Board's mission is to ensure the protection of human research subjects by conducting scientific and ethical review of research studies while providing leadership and education for the research community.
Medical Center Library Resources
Medical Center librarians are available for various training and consultation needs. A librarian can:
- Guest lecture in your class or journal club
- Integrate evidence-based practice and information literacy into your course or curriculum
- Collaborate on systematic reviews of the literature and grant preparation
- Consult on literature search strategies and resource selection