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Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK)

Sponsors
Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health
Deadlines
Jan 10, 2018
Contact

Beth Bowling, RN
606.439.3557 Ext. 83545
beth.bowling@uky.edu

Purpose

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
  • 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. March 19, 2018
  2. March 20, 2018
  3. March 27, 2018
  4. April 3, 2018
  5. April 10, 2018

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.

Eligibility

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
Kentucky
Amount of funding

$2,500 will be awarded to a participant's organization.

Application process

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

Completed applications may be submitted by email to Beth Bowling or mailed to:

Beth Bowling, RN
Rural Project Manager
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 abuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Kentucky



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