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Boise State University Grand Challenges — Healthy Idaho Inaugural Request for Applications

As Boise State continues to demonstrate a commitment to addressing our state’s grand challenges, the Healthy Idaho Grand Challenge initiative is beginning this important work by offering funding to two solution-focused teams. Each team will be awarded up to $200,000, for projects to begin in January 2023. Projects may continue for up to 18 months and will be asked to provide interim deliverables in May 2023 and final results by June 2024.

Background: What is Healthy Idaho?

Healthy Idaho is the second grand challenge initiative to emerge from Boise State University’s commitment to solution-oriented work to address challenging issues facing our state. This grand challenge has a broad focus on improving physical and social conditions to foster healthy and thriving communities throughout Idaho.

We invite applicants to submit a proposal for projects that show clear potential for improving the health of Idahoans, which demonstrate a plan with specific and measurable outcomes/goals that can be accomplished within an 18-month project cycle. The team must be multidisciplinary and include community and/or industry partnership.

Award Information:

  • Number of awards: 2
  • Award Amount: Up to $200,000
  • Award Duration: January 2023 to June 2024

Submission Information:

Proposals are due by 5:00 PM on Monday, December 5, 2022. Funding decisions will be announced by Wednesday, January 11, 2023.

For full program details and application requirements, please visit our Grand Challenges website.