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CAAT Grants Program

CAAT grants, although relatively small, often provide critical seed money for researchers hoping to develop new alternative methods. We have a stringent, peer-reviewed process for selecting the recipients of these grants. This process consists of sending each application to at least four experts in the field from academic, industrial, and government institutions. These reviewers evaluate the applications with regard to scientific merit, budget appropriateness, suitability to CAAT's mission, and expertise of the investigators. They also assign a priority score based on the scoring system used by the NIH.

At the CAAT annual advisory board meeting, these applications are reviewed by board members. Board members constitute the voting contingent for the grant applications and assign priority scores in a secret ballot format based upon a synopsis of the outside reviews and the board reviewers. The applications are then ranked in order of priority score and those that receive fundable scores are awarded funds based upon availability of money for the fiscal year.

We continue to monitor the long-term progress of the Research Grant Program by requiring our grant recipients to submit copies of publications resulting from the work supported by CAAT grant funds. We maintain a list of publications and an archive of journal reprints.

If there is a current call for proposals open, this link will be active. During an open peroid for call for propsals, please click the link above to be taken to the call for proposals and the online proposal submission.

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Previous Grants

2016-2017 Grants
2015-2016 Grants
2014-2015 Grants
2013-2014 Grants
2012-2013 Grants
2011-2012 Grants
2010-2011 Grants
2009-2010 Grants
2008-2009 Grants
2007-2008 Grants
2006-2007 Grants

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