Request for applications: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

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 2019 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.

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: November 12, 2018

Applications due: December 18, 2018

Applicants Notified: January 18, 2019

Save the Required Training Dates (tentative): March 18, March 19, March 26, April 1 and April 9, 2019

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

Save the Required Graduation Date: Spring 2020 (date to be announced)

For questions or further information, please visit or contact Beth Bowling,, (606)-439-3557 ext. 83545.