Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) Request for Applications

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, the Kentucky Office of Rural Health, and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2018 Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK). CLIK is a 4-week intensive leadership development training program offered in Hazard, Kentucky.  It is designed to enhance research and capacity-building competencies in community leaders, senior staff, directors and administrators. (Learn more about CLIK  by reading an article in the May issue of Medical News: Leadership program addresses health disparities in communities, particularly in rural Kentucky)
In addition to nearly a dozen enriching sessions provided by well-established experts during the 4 weeks, each participant’s organization will receive a $2500 grant for their participation in this competitive program and completion of their proposed project over a 12-month period. The participant’s organization must have 501c3 status or a designated lead fiscal agency (health agency or non-profit) to receive and manage the grant award.

Key Dates

RFA Release Date:           December 1, 2017
Applications due:             January 10, 2018
Applicants Notified:        February 9, 2018

Save the Required Training Dates*:                                                    March 19, March 20, March 27, April 3 and April 10, 2018 (*tentative)

Save the Required Six-Month Project Update Meeting:                 Fall 2018 (date to be announced)
Save the Required Graduation Date:                                                  Spring 2019 (date to be announced)

For questions or further information, please visit http://ruralhealth.med.uky.edu/UKCRH-CLIK or contact Beth Bowling, RN, beth.bowling@uky.edu, (606)-439-3557 ext. 83545.

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