In this PCORI Funding Announcement (PFA), we seek to fund projects to address gaps in methodological research relevant to conducting patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR). The improvement of existing methods will benefit all stakeholders, including researchers planning investigations; policy makers weighing the value of healthcare interventions; and patients, clinicians, and caregivers facing healthcare decisions.

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Key Dates

Online System Opens
October 3, 2017, 12:00 AM
Letter of Intent Deadline
October 31, 2017, 12:00 AM
Application Deadline
February 6, 2018, 12:00 AM
Awards Announced
<p><a href="/events/2018/board-governors-meeting-6">August 21, 2018; 12:00 p.m. (ET)</a></p>

Funds and Project Period

Funds Available Up To

$12 million

Total Direct Costs


Maximum Project Period

3 years

Applicant Resources


Award Types