'CMC Compassionate | CMC Strong’ Campaign

Research — Early Stage Research Skills Development

Funds from this campaign will provide both students and junior faculty with access to research training and research initiatives orchestrated by CMC. Such sponsored activities will include:

  • Research Grant Competitions
  • Annual Research Day Awards
  • Research Training Workshops
  • Travel Grants (for conferences and workshops)
  • Financial Support for Publication Fees

A “Research Funding Committee” assess and identify worthy candidates. 

Education — International Training Fellowships for CMC Faculty

Funds from this campaign will allow CMC to award six (6) 10-week training fellowship grants annually for travel to the United States (or another foreign country). Faculty-awarded grants will be used to support:

  • Academic Institution tuition fees
  • Expenses associated with transportation, professional insurance, lodging, and other necessary items.
  • Publication Fees

A CMC committee reviews & assesses CMC applicants’ qualifications.

Service — Community Outreach Provided by RUHSA and CONCH Initiatives

Funding from this campaign will also be used to support two of CMC’s premiere community outreach programs:

RUHSA provides affordable medical care for the rural poor, deploying models of community development and poverty alleviation. RUHSA conducts capacity-building training for all of its healthcare personnel. Learn more.

CONCH is nurse-managed, with the objective of promoting preventive and promotive health of impoverished rural and semi-urban communities through direct and indirect services for all age groups. Learn more.

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Domestic Support — Comprehensive Foundation-Initiated CMC Program Support Activities

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“Responsible” and “impactful” stewardship is at the heart of the Vellore CMC Foundation’s day-to-day operations. The result is a 14:1 leverage factor translating to:

  • Full compliance with India’s Foreign Contribution Regulation’s Act (FCRA)
  • Accurate and timely USAID/ASHA reporting and drawdown requisitions
  • Ongoing adherence to 100% designated funds transfer
  • Orchestration of Academic Institutional Relationships supporting research and fellowships
  • Program accountability reporting back to donors and Board of Directors

Please consider a gift to the Foundation today!