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Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Kentucky Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Mar 13, 2020

Ashley Combs
606.439.3557 Ext. 83449


The Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) is a leadership development training program designed to to assist community leaders in engaging and empowering communities to reduce health disparities, leverage funding, and learn how to use data to improve services and programs.

Participants will attend training sessions on:

  • Grant proposal writing
  • Accessing and mining public datasets/data visualization
  • Quality improvement/ensuring evidence-based practices
  • Survey development/human subjects protection
  • Assessing community health needs
  • Program evaluation/data analysis
  • Designing and implementing a solid budget
  • Advanced public speaking

Training sessions will be held at the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health in Hazard, KY, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on:

  1. April 6, 2020
  2. April 7, 2020
  3. April 13, 2020
  4. April 14, 2020
  5. April 28, 2020
  6. Other meetings to be announced

Participants are required to attend all training sessions, develop and implement a real-world project, and provide progress reports at 6 months and 1 year.


Community and organizational leaders, administrators, directors, and other key program staff are eligible to apply.

To receive the $2,500 award, the participant's organization must have 501(c)(3) status or a designated lead fiscal agency.

Priority will be given to applicants from Appalachian counties in Kentucky and to applicants that propose projects in the areas of:

  • Cancer prevention
  • Reducing obesity and sedentary lifestyle
  • Chronic disease prevention or management
  • Substance abuse prevention and treatment
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

$2,500 will be awarded to a participant's organization. Meals and snacks will be provided during training hours.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Completed applications may be emailed to Ashley Combs or mailed to:

Ashley Combs
UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health
750 Morton Blvd.
Hazard, KY 41701

Tagged as
Appalachia · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Community and faith-based initiatives · Diabetes · Evaluation methods and resources · Grant writing · Health disparities · Leadership · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration · Obesity and weight control · Public health · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Kentucky

Organizations (2)

  • University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, view details
  • Kentucky Office of Rural Health, view details

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