Welcome to the online EPIC-N Resources and Start-up Toolkit. Use this section of our website to:
- Learn more about our network,
- Identify example steps programs have used to start, and
- Access resources to help you along your way.
The following describes the different sections and their contents within this toolkit. Each section will have other “Readme” files to contextualize the resources presented.
01 Steps to Just Start
List of short, high-level tasks designed to help you as you start your program. It also presents other resources available along the way. Review this resource file.
02 Resource from EPIC-N
EPIC-N supporting resources according to task type. Includes a list of resources available to the general public and those available to EPIC-N members. Review this resource file.
03 Program Management Tools
This files presents management tools to ease various program operations. These resources are collected annually from programs around the network. It includes only a sample of the tools available in the EPIC-N Toolbox which is only available to EPIC-N members. Review this resource file.
04 Building Partnerships, RFPs, MOUs, Scopes, and Contracts
Contains documents to help start partnerships between communities and universities. It includes example request for proposals, partnership-level MOUs, project-level MOUs, scopes, and contracts from leading EPIC-N programs. It includes only a sample of the tools available in the EPIC-N Toolbox which is only available to EPIC-N members. Review this resource file.
05 Resources for Students
Students from around the network can learn from one another. Included in this file are some example reports, as well as example data sources students might want to access when beginning their projects. Review this resource file.
06 Resources for Faculty
Faculty are key to the success of EPIC-N. View this resource to find materials to help faculty quickly and easily adapt their course to an EPIC program. Review this resource file.
Want More Resources?
Use the side-to-side navigation at the bottom of this document or return to the online EPIC-N Start Up Toolkit and Resource Library here.
EPIC-N membership includes access the EPIC-N Toolbox which contains many more tools, examples, and resources than this toolkit. Learn more about membership here. We will be publishing more on membership in the near future.
Want Help Getting Started?
Contact EPIC-N support staff at any time. Staff help individuals navigate the network, strategize efforts, answer questions, and find other resources. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get connected.