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PCORI Engagement Award: Stakeholder Convening Support

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 26, 2024
Application: Jan 13, 2025



This grant program provides funding for organizations and communities to hold convenings that include patients, researchers, clinicians, purchasers, payers, health system leaders, and other stakeholders. Convenings should focus on supporting collaboration around patient-centered outcomes research and clinical comparative effectiveness research (PCOR/CER).

Funding tracks:

Convening Around Patient-Centered CER: Promote discussion of research topics, prioritizing research questions and/or engagement plans for patient-centered CER

  • Focuses on better understanding and/or raising awareness of key issues in patient- centered CER engagement in the proposed topic area
  • Develops new engagement approaches for patient-centered CER in the proposed topic area
  • Explores potential topics for patient-centered CER with patients, families, caregivers and the broader health and healthcare community
  • Shares knowledge of effective and/or evidence-based engagement methods in patient- centered CER with wider audiences
  • Fosters multi-stakeholder collaborations by developing partnerships for future engagement in patient-centered CER
  • Explores new opportunities for knowledge transfer, dissemination and/or implementation of patient-centered CER
  • Shares information about population or condition specific areas in the PCORI-funded research portfolio (active or completed) of relevance to the target audience to solicit feedback and suggestions for future patient-centered CER
  • Identifies PCORI-funded research findings of interest for dissemination and developing strategies for future targeted dissemination with and/or through the targeted audience

Convening Around Dissemination of PCORI-Funded Research Findings: Communicate results from eligible PCORI-funded studies to targeted audiences who will use the results through a convening or series of convenings as the primary method for active dissemination

Themes of focus:

  • Cardiovascular health
  • Mental and behavioral health
  • Pain management
  • Sleep health
  • Substance use
  • Violence and trauma
  • Preventing maternal morbidity and mortality
  • Improving outcomes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Addressing COVID-19
  • Addressing rare disease
  • People with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Older adults
  • Children and youth

Populations of interest:

  • Residents of rural areas
  • Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups
  • Low-income groups
  • Women
  • Children (ages 0 to 17 years)
  • Older adults (ages 65 years and older)
  • Individuals with special healthcare needs, including individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals with multiple chronic diseases
  • Individuals with rare diseases
  • Individuals whose genetic makeup affects their medical outcomes
  • Patients with low health literacy, numeracy, or limited English proficiency
  • Gender and sexual minorities
  • Veterans and members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families

Applications may be submitted by nonprofit and for-profit organizations.

U.S.-based applicants must have a Federal Employer Identification Number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service.

Foreign organizations and nondomestic parts of U.S. organizations must show how the project will benefit the U.S. healthcare system and that engagement plans include U.S. patients and stakeholders.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $125,000 for a 1 year project period.

Application process

Application instructions and links to additional guidance are available on the program website.

Applicants must submit a letter of intent through the online portal by September 26, 2024. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of January 13, 2025.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Behavioral health · COVID-19 · Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Elderly population · Families · Health conditions · Health literacy · LGBTQI+ · Limited English proficient · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mental health · Mortality · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Poverty · Racial and ethnic groups · Research methods and resources · Substance use and misuse · Trauma-informed care · Veterans · Women

Organizations (1)

  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, view details

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