LB692 New Initiative Grant

LB692 New Initiatives Grant


LB692 New Initiative Grants are seed grants for full-time Health Science faculty to develop new avenues of investigation. The goal of this funding mechanism is to enhance the ability of faculty to develop sufficient preliminary data for successful NIH grant applications. These grants are for $75,000 over a one-year project period.


  • Investigators must be either a full-time Creighton University Health Sciences tenured or tenure-track faculty, or resident/research assistant professor. Part-time faculty, including those who hold contributed service, special rank or visiting designations, are not eligible for this program.
  • Preference will be given to those faculty who have not previously been funded by this mechanism.
  • Recipients of a New Initiatives grant in the past two years are not eligible to apply this cycle.
  • Principal Investigators (PI) or co-investigators cannot be funded concurrently by other LB692 or LB595 support mechanisms.
  • Investigators should not submit more than one grant proposal to be considered.
  • The one-year award is not allowed an extension or renewal.

Budget Restrictions: The following are not allowable expenses: faculty salaries, space, repairs, renovations, computer equipment, and indirect costs.

Application Deadline: 2019 date TBD