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Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and IHE
Hospitals for Projects to Improve Healthcare Decisions

Engagement Award: Dissemination Initiative

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

LOI Date:

10/01/21

Deadline Date:

01/10/22 5:00 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, and IHE hospitals and healthcare systems for research support projects that lead to improved healthcare decisions. Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects that disseminate knowledge used by patients, clinicians, and communities in decision-making. Funds will also help develop infrastructure, processes, and tools that lay the groundwork for this information dissemination.

Applicants for an Engagement Award: Dissemination Initiative award will be required to focus their project on one of two tracks—Building Capacity for Dissemination or Active Dissemination—and will self-select the track at the time of LOI submission.

Funding Priorities:
  • The dissemination of research findings to targeted end users is an important part of promoting the uptake of these findings into policy and practice. In many cases, the role of a “trusted source” in raising awareness of new evidence or placing it in an appropriate context is critical to enabling the uptake of this evidence into practice. This Engagement Award initiative focuses on supporting organizations that are trusted sources for their patient, professional, or other community, to undertake dissemination activities.
  • Award funds are intended to allow organizations and communities to plan for or actively bring relevant PCORI-funded research findings to end users in ways that will command their attention and interest, encouraging use of this information in their healthcare decision making. For example, patients may use information to decide on a treatment; community members may use evidence to decide on wellness approaches; clinicians may use research findings to update their recommendations or discussions with patients; or clinic administrators may use evidence to choose among peer-support programs.
  • Dissemination projects should target end users directly, although the focus of the dissemination activity may be on an intermediary. For example, training of providers who will communicate information to patients is within the scope of a dissemination activity.
  • Applicants for an Engagement Award: Dissemination Initiative will be required to focus their project on one of two tracks—Building Capacity for Dissemination or Active Dissemination—and will self-select the focus at the time of LOI submission.

More about the Funding Tracks can be found starting at https://www.pcori.org/sites/default/files/PCORI-engagement-award-DI-PFA-october-2021-cycle.pdf#page=9.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183094

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award total costs may not exceed $250,000 (Direct + Indirect Costs).

Term of Contract:

Applicants may propose projects up to two years in duration.

For the October 2021 Engagement Awards funding cycle, the contract start date should be planned for no earlier than June 1, 2022, and no later than November 1, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications may be submitted by any private-sector organization, including any nonprofit or for-profit organization; any public-sector organization, including any university or college hospital or healthcare system; or any unit of local, state, or federal government. The Internal Revenue Service must recognize all US applicant organizations. Organizations may submit multiple funding applications. Individuals are not permitted to apply. Nondomestic components of organizations based in the United States and foreign organizations may apply, as long as there is demonstrable benefit to the US healthcare system, and US efforts in the area of patient-centered research can be shown clearly.

These awards are for research support projects. This program does not fund research studies.

Categories of Nonresponsiveness can be found at https://www.pcori.org/sites/default/files/PCORI-engagement-award-DI-PFA-october-2021-cycle.pdf#page=7.

Pre-Application Information:

Key Dates:
- Online System Opens: August 2, 2021
- Applicant Webinar: Available August 19, 2021 (Recorded)
- Applicant Office Hours Session 1: August 23, 2021, 1-1:30 pm (ET)
- Applicant Office Hours Session 2: September 15, 2021, 1-1:30 pm (ET)
- LOI Deadline: October 1, 2021, by 5 pm (ET)
- LOI Status Notification: Within 60 calendar days of LOI deadline
- Full Proposal Deadline: January 10, 2022, by 5 pm (ET)
- Earliest Project Start Date: June 1, 2022

To submit a Letter of Intent or application, or to register your organization in PCORI Online, you need a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number.

Letters of Intent (LOI) must be submitted by the stated deadline. LOIs will be screened for responsiveness to the call for applications and fit to program goals. PCORI will review LOIs within 60 calendar days of submission.

Full proposal submissions are by invitation only, after review and approval of the LOI, and must be submitted by the stated deadline. PCORI may request additional information from the applicant after the initial review of the full proposal. PCORI aims to provide a final programmatic approval decision on the full proposal, via email, within 90 calendar days of the submission deadline. If the full proposal is programmatically approved, a PCORI staff member will coordinate arrangements to begin budgetary review and contracting negotiations. Typically, contract negotiations take about six-to-eight weeks.

To select high-quality patient-centered projects, PCORI’s Engagement and Contract Management and Administration teams, and internal and external subject-matter experts (as necessary) will review all LOIs and full proposals.

FAQs:
https://help.pcori.org/hc/en-us/categories/200202940-Engagement-Awards

Webinar Recording: Applicant Webinar: https://www.pcori.org/video/eugene-washington-pcori-engagement-awards-october-2021-cycle-applicant-town-hall-webinar

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:
https://pcori.force.com/engagement/s/login/?startURL=%2Fengagement%2FCommunitiesCustomLogin

For Programmatic Inquiries, Contact:
ea@pcori.org or phone (202-370-9312)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
1828 L St. NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-827-7700
Fax: 202-355-9558
Email: info@pcori.org

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