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Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award: Capacity Building for Small Organizations

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 29, 2022
Application: Jan 24, 2023



The PCORI Engagement Award: Capacity Building for Small Organizations program provides funding and technical assistance to help small public and private organizations build the knowledge and skill base necessary to engage as partners in patient-centered outcomes research/clinical effectiveness research process.

Required and recommended activities include:

  • Create a road map that explains next steps to support your organization's journey toward engagement in patient-centered outcomes research/clinical effectiveness research (PCOR/CER)
  • Evaluate projects
  • Participate in the learning network
  • Educate and train patients and other stakeholders on the basics of PCOR/CER
  • Build a stakeholder partnership or learning community that you can maintain over time and create a clear mission and structure for the arrangement
  • Ask patients and other stakeholders to help create ideas for future PCOR/CER,
  • Form an advisory group that includes a range of stakeholders and create the operational framework needed to engage in PCOR/CER
  • Identify which patient-centered outcomes are most important to your patients and other stakeholders
  • Create a project logic model
  • Create tools that teach people how to get involved in PCOR/CER and encourage people in your community to use the tools and take part in PCOR/CER

Organizations will receive technical assistance during both the application and project periods, as well as participate in a learning network with other grantees.


Applications may be submitted by:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit organizations
  • Public-sector research organizations, including universities, colleges, hospitals, and healthcare systems
  • Any units of local, state, and federal government

Eligible organizations must have an average yearly operating budget of $1,500,000 or less over the past two fiscal years and may not have received a total of over $100,000 through previous awards from the PCORI Engagement Awards program.

In addition, organizations must have relationships with researchers or research networks, as well as with patients and other stakeholders with a connection, expertise, or lived experience within your focus area.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $250,000 for a 2 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 29, 2022. Full proposal submissions are by invitation only, with a deadline of January 24, 2023.

Applicant assistance:

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Organizations (1)

  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, view details

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