This Request for Quote (RFQ) sought four Intermediate Funders (IFs), who will in partnership with PCORI manage up to 110 Tier I, up to 100 Tier II, and up to 80 Tier III Pipeline Awards over a 2-year period. The purpose of the Pipeline to Proposal Awards is to build a national community of patients, clinicians, and other front-line caregivers, and others across the healthcare community who have the expertise and passion to participate in patient-centered outcomes research, and to create partnerships within that community that lead to high-quality research proposals.

Selected Contractors

Health Resources in Action, Boston

Award Value: $1,714,471
Period of Performance: November 20, 2014 – November 30, 2016

Michigan Public Health Institute

Award Value: $1,798,669
Period of Performance: November 24, 2014 – November 30, 2016

Georgia State University

Award Value: $2,018,322
Period of Performance: January 26, 2015 – November 30, 2016

Trailhead Institute, formerly known as Colorado Foundation for Public Health and the Environment

Award Value: $2,777,682
Period of Performance: February 1, 2015 – November 30, 2016

National Network of Public Health Institutes

Award Value: $1,875,115
Period of Performance: November 25, 2014 – November 30, 2016

Posted: July 13, 2015; Updated: January 24, 2018

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