Request for Applications: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2022 Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK). CLIK is a hybrid 8-week 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 8 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: February 7, 2022
Applications due: March 18, 2022 
Applicants Notified: March 23, 2022
Save the Required Training Dates: March 28, May 16 (both in-person), April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 9 (all virtually)
Save the Required Six-Month Project Update Meeting: Fall 2022 (date to be announced). Save the Required Graduation Date: Spring 2023 (date to be announced)

We hope you will share this announcement and the attached RFA with your colleagues and community partners.

For questions or further information, please contact Kristi Hudson, kristi.hudson@uky.edu (606)-439-3557 ext. 83697.