Seed Grants

The Center for Interprofessional Education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is pleased to announce three funding opportunities. The first funding opportunity is for up to $20,000 for seed grants that provide support for IPE and IPC pilot projects. The two additional funding opportunities are for up to $25,000 for seed grants for IPE and IPC projects that are focused on Team-Based Care in the domains of Health Equity or People with Intellectual or Development Disabilities.

The Center for Interprofessional Education at UMB is pleased to announce three funding opportunities for projects focused on Team-Based Care.

  • Proposals should be practice- or classroom-focused, with educational and evaluative components employing the IPEC Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. 
  • Grant funds, up to $15,000 may be used toward salary/ benefit support or stipend, assuming approval from the individual’s supervisor in their primary UMB School.

The following definitions of interproessional education and interprofessional care should be used when developing proposals:

Interprofessional education (IPE): “When students from two or more professions learn about, from, and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health outcomes.” (World Health Organization, 2010)

Interprofessional team-based care (IPC): Care delivered by intentionally created, usually relatively small, work groups in health care, who are recognized by others as well as by themselves as having a collective identity and shared responsibility for a patient or group of patients.

2023 Seed Grant Applications

Please select from the following three applications - 

Seed Grant Application

Health Equity Application

People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Please submit the completed application to Eugena Ferguson at eugena.ferguson@umaryland.edu no later than Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

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