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The Center for Spirituality & Healing (CSH) is the hub of research in wellbeing and integrative therapies at the University of Minnesota. Its serves as a catalyst for innovative studies by forging connections among faculty and finding collaborative partners from the business, government, non-profit and philanthropic community. Whether an activity is based here or in another University of Minnesota collegiate unit or Center, the CSH strives to provide support to researchers working to further the evidence base in this important field.

Mini Grants, Fellowship, and Fund
To foster innovative ideas for improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities, the Center for Spirituality & Healing has provided pilot funding in the form of “mini-grants." Other direct funding opportunities include the A. Marilyn Sime Research Fellowship and the Hourglass Fund for cancer research.

Who to contact
To discuss a research program, Please contact Pamela Cherry cherr006@umn.edu or 612-626-2356. 

If you are interested in supporting research at the Center for Spirituality & Healing, contact Dianne Lev, director of development at dlev@umn.edu or 612-624-1121.

University of Minnesota Research Resources:

Academic Health Center Research Resources

Clinical and Translational Science Institute Funding Opportunities

Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities:

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)