The primary goal of the Pilot Project Program Core of the AI/AN CTR Program is to
facilitate the award of funding to support the overall objective of developing research
programs relevant to the Alaska Native and American Indian Health disparities in Montana
The Cores first aim is to establish the pilot projects program, which includes pilot
grants, development, and diversity grants. The second aim is to assist potential and
successful awardees in coordinating with the other Cores of the Program, with the
goal of ensuring that a Programs resources ( such as biostatitical support, mentorship
programs, etc.) are fully utilized and engaged early in the pre-proposal stage.