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Addressing Disparities Research Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Required): Nov 6, 2018
Application: Feb 12, 2019
Contact

For programmatic questions:
sciencequestions@pcori.org
202.627.1884
Online inquiry form

For administrative, financial, or technical questions:
pfa@pcori.org
202.627.1885

Purpose

Addressing Disparities Research Grants provide funding to research the comparative effectiveness of enhanced interventions that reduce or eliminate disparities in health and healthcare.

Studies should focus on overcoming barriers that may disproportionately affect the outcomes of specific groups of patients or should identify best practices for reducing disparities.

Priority areas of interest include research that:

  • Compares evidence-based interventions to reduce or eliminate disparities in patient-centered outcomes (PCOs), including health, healthcare, and patient-reported outcomes
  • Compares benefits and risks of treatment, diagnostic, prevention, or service options with attention to eliminating disparities
  • Compares and identifies best practices for tailoring evidence-based interventions to patient populations at risk for disparities
  • Focuses on one or more of the following target populations:
    • Residents of rural areas
    • Racial and ethnic minority groups
    • Low-income groups
    • Individuals with low health literacy, numeracy, or limited English proficiency
    • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons
    • Individuals with special healthcare needs, including individuals with disabilities
Eligibility

Applications may be submitted by any public or private sector research organization, including:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit organizations
  • University or college hospitals and healthcare systems
  • Laboratories
  • Manufacturers
  • Units of local, state, or federal government

Organizations may submit multiple applications for funding.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $3,000,000
Project period: 3 years
Total funds available: $8,000,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit the online letter of inquiry by November 6, 2018. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of February 12, 2019.

Tagged as
Health disparities · Health literacy · LGBT · Limited English proficient · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · Research methods and resources



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