Communication and Dissemination Research – Spring 2014 Cycle
PCORI seeks to fund projects that address critical knowledge gaps in the communication and dissemination process—both the communication and dissemination of research results to patients, their caregivers, and clinicians, as well as the communication between patients, caregivers, and clinicians in the service of enabling patients and caregivers to make the best possible decisions in choosing among available options for care and treatment.
Applications may be submitted by:
Any private sector research organization, including any:
- Non-profit organization
- For-profit organization
Any public sector research organization, including any:
- University or college
- Hospital or healthcare system
- Laboratory or manufacturer
- Unit of state or local government
All US applicant organizations must be recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. Foreign organizations and nondomestic components of organizations based in the United States may apply, as long as there is demonstrable benefit to the US healthcare system, and US efforts in the area of patient-centered research can be clearly shown. Organizations may submit multiple applications for funding. Individuals may not apply.
- Impact of the condition on the health of individuals and populations
- Potential for the study to improve health care and outcomes
- Technical merit
- Patient and stakeholder engagement
Deadlines are at 5:00 PM ET. If deadlines fall on a weekend or a federal holiday, the deadline will be the following Monday or the next day after the federal holiday.
To propose a project budget that is greater than the direct costs or maximum project period listed for a PFA, submit a request by the LOI deadline using the templates provided above.