Population Health

Grant application support

Letters of support

We are pleased to offer letters of support for grant applications that are signed by President Ana Mari Cauce and Provost Gerald Baldasty. These letters are intended to demonstrate that population health is a top priority for the University of Washington, and that the UW is broadly supportive of grant applications that seek to better the health of populations here and around the world.

To request a letter, please complete the following form. We will screen your submission based on fit with our definition of population health and the overall initiative and will respond within five business days of submission with requests for clarification or a response.

Request letter





Applicant/PI name (required)

Your name (if not the Applicant/PI)

Your Email (required)

Requested return date for a letter of support (required)

Name of funder (required)

Funding opportunity number (if one exists)

Title of funding opportunity (required)

Title of your proposed project (required)

What is a one-sentence description of the research goal of your application? (required)

What is a one- to two-sentence description of how your application addresses our definition of population health? (required)

Select the initiative focus area in which your project best fits (required)

Population Health Initiative boilerplate

The following boilerplate language can be included in grant applications to help explain the UW’s commitment to population health:

The University of Washington believes improving population health worldwide is a moral imperative. That is why President Ana Mari Cauce has established as a key presidential priority an initiative that is developing a groundbreaking 25-year “Healthy People, Healthy Planet” vision for population health at the UW. Through the work of this initiative, the UW is committed to significantly improving the human condition around the world by developing actionable policies, reforms, interventions and innovations that focus on environmental resiliency, human health and well-being, and social and economic equity. Visit the initiative website at uw.edu/populationhealth to learn more.