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Michigan Investigator Initiated Research Program

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis



The Investigator Initiated Research Program offers grants to Michigan-based researchers and nonprofit organizations to address issues of quality and costs of healthcare, access to care, and community health.


Applications will be accepted from Michigan-based medical and doctoral-level researchers based in hospitals, university settings, nonprofit health care organizations, health systems, medical or nursing schools, schools of public health, or other relevant academic disciplines such as psychology, sociology, and urban studies.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $75,000.

Application process

A link to the application form is available on the program website.

Potential grantees are encouraged to submit a concept paper to for feedback before submitting a full proposal.

Applications are accepted at any time and reviewed at the next Board of Directors meeting.

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Access · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare quality · Public health · Research methods and resources · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Michigan

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.