Research Funding

Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization: Small Grants

Deadline:  rolling; proposals may be submitted at any time
This solicitation is for small grants of $100,000 or less
Sponsor:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO) supports research, policy analysis and evaluation projects that provide policy leaders timely information on health care policy, financing and organization issues. Supported projects include:

  • examining significant issues and interventions related to health care financing and organization and their effects on health care costs, quality and access; and
  • exploring or testing major new ways to finance and organize health care that have the potential to improve access to more affordable and higher quality health services.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Researchers, as well as practitioners and public and private policy-makers working with researchers, are eligible to submit proposals through their organizations. Projects may be initiated from within many disciplines, including health services research, economics, sociology, political science, public policy, public health, public administration, law and business administration. RWJF encourages proposals from organizations on behalf of researchers who are just beginning their careers, who can serve either individually as principal investigators or as part of a project team comprising researchers or other collaborators with more experience. Only organizations and government entities are eligible to receive funding under this program. Preference will be given to applicants that are either public entities or nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not private foundations as defined under Section 509(a).Complete selection criteria can be found in the Call for Proposals.

AHA/ASA/American Brain Foundation Lawrence M. Brass, M.D. Stroke Research Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award

Special funding is available from the American Brain Foundation to support a training award for an individual interested in embarking on a career in stroke research related to vascular neurology, stroke and neurocritical care.

Interested parties should submit a mentored clinical & population research award application to their local affiliate.

AHA/ Gerontological Society of America National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

Special funding is the Gerontological Society of America-National Hartford CGNE will support an investigator proposing innovative basic, clinical or translational research projects relevant to gerontological nursing, aging, cardiovascular disease and /or stroke. In addition to an RN degree, applicants must hold a PhD, DN.Sc. or equivalent degree at the time of award activation. DNP applicants are not eligible.

The chosen awardee will be expected to attend the GSA Leadership Conference both years of the fellowship. Interested parties should submit a Postdoctoral Fellowship application to their local affiliate.

The chosen awardee will be expected to attend the GSA Leadership Conference both years of the fellowship.  Interested parties should submit a postdoctoral fellowship application to their local affiliate