funding opportunities

Explore a selection of relevant funding opportunities for your Implementation Science proposals.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

AHRQ PA-17-007– Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R18):

“This FOA issued by AHRQ invites grant applications for funding to conduct Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects (R18) that propose to address strategies and approaches for prevention and reduction of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). The FOA describes the broad areas of HAI research for which funds are available to support Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects.”

Expiration Date: January 26, 2021

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health have re-issued their Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health funding announcements (PAR-19-274, 19-275, 19-276):

“This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages investigators to submit research grant applications that will identify, develop, test, evaluate and/or refine strategies to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices (e.g. behavioral interventions; prevention, early detection, diagnostic, treatment and disease management interventions; quality improvement programs) into public health, clinical practice, and community settings. In addition, studies to advance dissemination and implementation research methods and measures are encouraged.”

PAR-19-274, 19-275, 19-276 were posted on May 8, 2019 with an expiration date of May 8, 2022.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)


Implementation Research Platform

Implementation research is a current thematic area of work for the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR). The AHPSR is an international collaboration hosted by the World Health Organization. Future calls for proposals will be announced in the AHPSR Funding Opportunities section.