CTSC Core Utilization Funding Opportunity

CTSC Core Utilization Funding Opportunity Request for Applications

Available Funds

The Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) of Case Western Reserve University Core Utilization pilot program supports investigator use of and familiarity with CTSC Core operations and personnel, in anticipation of applications for external funding using CTSC resources. Ideal uses may be to run tests on samples already collected, build cross-disciplinary collaborative programs,  develop enabling technologies, new therapeutic, diagnostic or outcomes assessment approaches and/or devices; basic researcher/clinical researcher collaborations; and/or promotion of research in the community.

Funds for the Core Utilization Grant are directly provided to Investigators by the CTSC partner institutions.

       • Funds can only be spent in an eligible Core facility. Budget requests for anything other than core use are non-allowed and will be denied. A list of eligible Cores Services may be found on the CTSC website

       • Support can be any amount up to a maximum of $10,000.

Available Cores

For a list of eligible Cores: Click Here


Principal Investigator must have a primary appointment at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Medical Center, University Hospitals Case Medical Center or The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center and must be eligible as to submit an application to a larger source of federal or non-federal support.

Applications should be submitted through Webgrants at http://webgrants.case.edu/


 Beginning in January 2012, the CTSC Core Utilization Pilot Grant will move from a tri-annual to a rolling submission format. Instead of deadline dates ocurring three times a year (April 1st, August 1st and December 1st), we will accept applications year-round and review submissions monthly.

View the Full RFA here: http://casemed.case.edu/ctsc/pdfs/CTSC_Core_Utilization_Pilot_RFA.pdf