The goal of the Gathering Phase is to identify and connect with eligible organizations, to inform them about the challenge, and to introduce NICHD and NIH’s IMPROVE initiative. This first phase is composed of two parts: Recruitment and Training Activity. The Recruitment part is open to all interested organizations and occurs during the first half of the Gathering Phase. Three webinars during this period to introduce the challenge sponsors at NICHD, to provide general guidance on proposal submission, and to share the opportunities that participation in this challenge will provide. There will be question and answer sessions at the end of every webinar.
Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in these webinars should contact Andrew Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-919-1493 at least 5 days in advance.