Chester A. Bond (CAB)* Memorial Research Grant
The 2017 application is now open!
The 2017 application will close October 31, 2017 -- The recipient will be notified February 2018
Instructions: Read all guidelines and requirements then click Apply.
Grant Request Guidelines and Requirements
Grants must be within the scope of the objectives of the TSHP R&E Foundation. The Foundation does not make gifts to individuals, but to organizations which agree to serve as project and fiscal manager. Preference is given to TSHP section and component members. However, if funding is available, grants from other organizations may also be considered.
Projects funded by grants must be within the mission and scope of the objectives of the TSHP R&E Foundation.
Projects should be research oriented and follow the scientific method, with reportable outcomes. Priority will be given to projects that are research oriented. Non-research oriented projects will be considered for grant funding based upon the overall contribution to the professional and public benefit of the project. Projects that involve human research, as defined by HHS and FDA regulations (45 CFR 46 and 45 CFR 50), must first have been submitted to the local Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to submission of the grant request. Evidence of at least IRB submission must be provided with the grant request. Evidence of IRB approval must be provided before funding will be sent to the grant awardee. Should IRB approval not be obtained by the awardee prior to submission and the approval be subsequently denied, the grant request and award will be void.
The Foundation does not award grants to individuals, but to organizations which agree to serve as project and fiscal manager.
Upon notification of grant award approval, the sponsoring organization must provide a signed agreement for oversight of disbursement of the funds in accordance with Foundation guidelines prior to issuance of payment of the grant award by the Foundation.
Preference is given to organizations which are represented in the grant request by current TSHP members. If funding is available, grant requests from organizations not represented by TSHP members may also be considered.
Grant awards will fund only qualified direct expenses, which include:
Indirect costs not to be funded include internal organizational fees assessed for administration of the grant funds.
Grant request submissions must be in accordance with guidelines as published annually for grant applications.
Grant request submissions must be received by the Foundation by the end of normal business hours on the date established as the deadline. Grant requests received by the established deadline will be referred to the Grants Chair. Additional information may be requested following receipt of the grant submission or prior to final Foundation approval. The Foundation’s President shall appoint an ad hoc committee to review the grant applications. The Grants Chair shall report the recommendation(s) of the committee to the Foundation for the next scheduled Board of Directors meeting.
Upon awarding of a grant, the Foundation Board may, at its discretion as a condition of the award, specify requirements for reporting the results of the project upon its completion.
Evaluations of grant request submissions shall be considered to be privileged information and generally will not be released to the public.
Evaluations of individual grant request submissions shall be retained in the records of the TSHP R&E Foundation and available for a period of up to six (6) months following the awarding of a grant.
Evaluations of individual grant submissions may be provided only to the Principle Investigator upon written request:
Grant Request Submission Guidelines:
Limit to ten pages, double-spaced, with one-inch margins and Times Roman or Arial font no smaller than 10-point
Proposal Title – the title should clearly identify the goal or objective of the project
Proposal Summary – clearly and concisely in one paragraph summarize the request and indicate the grant award amount requested
Introduction - clearly identify the following and provide contact information for all designated individuals and sponsoring organization:
The requesting organization and individuals involved in the project, as well as their qualifications and responsibilities.
Objectives – state the project’s objectives and the measurable benefits to be gained by funding of the project
Methodology – state the activities, as well as any statistical analysis methods, to be employed to achieve the project’s objectives
Results/Outcomes – state the results and outcomes/benefits to be measured and how they will be reported
Project Timeline – provide a table of major project activities to be achieved from the beginning through the end of the project and its presentation, with date deadlines for all activities
Budget – delineate all direct costs to be funded by the grant award, as well as any additional funding sources provided by the applicant organization or other parties.
The Foundation Board of Directors will review your request at the next regular meeting. Additional information may be requested prior to final approval. Reporting requirements for the project will be defined at the time the grant is awarded.
Grants are only payable to organizations (e.g. hospital, college) which must sign a contract for oversight of disbursement of the funds. Grant funds will not be distributed until a signed contract is received.
For additional information, please contact:
TSHP R & E Foundation
3000 Joe DiMaggio Blvd, Ste 30-A
Round Rock, TX 78665-3994
Phone (512) 906-0546
*The Chester A. (CAB) Bond Memorial Research Grant Program honors an internationally renowned pharmacy educator and scholar. Dr Bond was Professor of Pharmacy Practice and University Distinguished Professor for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), School of Pharmacy. During his career, he authored or co-authored over 140 articles and book chapters and received in excess of $1.2 million dollars in research funding.
He was honored 8 times by the ASHP Research & Education Foundation for significant contributions to the literature in pharmacy practice. In 2001, he was the recipient of the TTUHSC President’s Distinguished Research Award. In 2005, he received the Russell R. Miller Award from the AmericanCollege of Clinical Pharmacy for contributions that significantly advanced the clinical pharmacy literature. In 2007, he was named Distinguished Alumnus honoree by his pharmacy alma mater, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF).
Beginning in the mid 1980’s until his death in June 2009, Dr Bond conducted research that related pharmacist provided clinical services with health and fiscal outcomes such as hospital costs, medication errors, adverse effects, etc. These papers have been described as “landmark” and his work on pharmacist managed anticoagulation services and outcomes has been cited by the Joint Commission.
The grant program that bears his name assists pharmacist practitioners in hospitals and health systems, students, and faculty pursue original research and worthwhile projects that result in improving health outcomes for Texans.
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