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APhA Foundation Incentive Grants

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American Pharmacists Association
Sep 12, 2023

Emily Albers


APhA Foundation Incentive Grants offer pharmacists seed money to implement or support an innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. Grants focus on ambulatory pharmacy-based innovation.

The 2023 application cycle offers 3 types of grants.

Residents and their Preceptors Incentive Grant - Preference will be given to projects with a focus in:

  • Social determinants of health
  • Access and pharmacy deserts
  • Mental and behavioral health
  • Diabetes care
  • Cardiovascular care
  • Pain management
  • Substance use disorder
  • Pharmacy workplace conditions
  • Patient care service implementation
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • COVID-19 pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacist-patient communication
  • Public profession perception of patient care services

Innovation in Immunization Practices Incentive Grant - Focus areas include:

  • Enhancing COVID-19 vaccine confidence among patients
  • Increasing access to/uptake of COVID-19 vaccines within identified populations: adolescents, underserved or minority populations, rural areas
  • Optimizing engagement of pharmacy team members in the provision of immunization-related services
  • Development of referral mechanisms for immunization services within the community, and strengthening the immunization neighborhood
  • Advance usage of Immunization Information System (IIS) for immunization assessment and enhanced immunization delivery methods
  • Increasing vaccination rates by patient population (pregnant patients, college students, children)
  • Increasing access to and administration of HPV vaccines
  • Implementation of new ACIP recommendations in pharmacy practice
  • Childhood/adolescent vaccinations and vaccine services
  • Addressing vaccine access and pharmacy deserts

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Incentive Grant - Focus areas include:

  • COVID-19 vaccine confidence for children 5 years old and younger
  • Health equity regarding vaccination

Pharmacists, students, and community pharmacy residents that are active members of APhA.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award amounts for each grant type are as follows:

  • $1,000 for Residents and their Preceptors Incentive Grants
  • $1,000 for Innovation in Immunization Practices Incentive Grants
  • $4,000 for COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Incentive Grants
Application process

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

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · COVID-19 · Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Diabetes · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Public health · Racial and ethnic groups · Social determinants of health · Substance use and misuse · Vaccination

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