Table 2.

Cost Categories in Support of Enhanced Community Participation in Example Research Project

Cost CategoriesElements
  • Investigators meet with community representatives and groups during project development

  • Outreach staff participate in investigator meetings during project development

  • Investigators meet with CAB throughout the study development and operation

  • Investigators meet with community groups during data collection and analysis

  • Investigator/outreach staff present research results to community groups

  • Investigator and staff travel costs to meet with community groups throughout the course of the project

  • CAB member travel

Meeting Support
  • Honoraria to community members, including CAB members, directly participating in formation and operation of the study

  • Added telephone costs arranging community meetings

  • Associated costs of holding community meetings

  • CAB, community advisory board.