Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

The Earl E. Bakken 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 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.

University of Minnesota Research Resources:
External Funding Opportunities:

Contact Info

To discuss a research program, Please contact Pamela Cherry or 612-626-2356. 

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

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