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AHRQ Funding Opportunities

by charmaine on October 30th, 2014

New Opportunities for AHRQ Large Research and Demonstration Grant Applications for Standing AHRQ Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs).

Notice Number:

NOT-HS-14-018

Key Dates

Release Date: October 6, 2014

Related Announcements

PA-14-290
PA-14-291

Issued by

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ

Purpose

This Notice informs the research community that AHRQ announces a new application budget limit and project period limit related to two AHRQ standing Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA’s). These include the following program announcements:

AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01), PA-14-291

AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18), PA-14-290
This Notice is related ONLY to those grant applications that propose to conduct projects that fall within AHRQ Research Priority Areas #3 and #4. AHRQ Research Priority Areas are more fully described at www.ahrq.gov/funding/policies/foaguidance/index.html. Specifically, the relevant areas of interest for this Notice are:

Priority Area #3: Increase Accessibility to Health Care

Priority Area #4: Improve Health Care Affordability, Efficiency, and Cost Transparency

For the two large research project and research demonstration FOAs indicated above, for applications whose projects align with AHRQ Research Priority Areas #3 or #4, AHRQ will accept applications with a special budget limit and project period limit. The limits are:

Total annual budget: The total costs (direct and indirect costs) can be up to $400,000 annually for the entire project period

Maximum length of project period: The maximum project period is up to 2 years

NOTE: AHRQ will also continue to accept research applications for these two FOA’s in Research Project Areas #3 and #4 that fit within the budget limit and project period limit indicated within each FOA. For these two FOA’s, the limits are: up to $250,000 total costs annual limit and a project period of up to 5 years.

Any application submitted to AHRQ with a total budget request and project period limit as indicated in this Notice should reference this Notice (NOT-HS-14-018) in the grant application. These limits are in effect with the publication of this Notice. They will be allowable for all remaining submission dates in these two FOA’s. Information about the grant application process, including e-grant applications and the funding mechanisms noted above, can be found within the FOA’s. Grant information is also provided at www.ahrq.gov/fund/.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries as indicated below.

Priority Area #3: Increase Accessibility to Health Care:

Amy Taylor, Ph.D.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends
Telephone: 301-427-1660
Email: [email protected]

Melford Henderson
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends
Telephone: 301-427-1665
Email address: [email protected]

Priority Area #4: Improve Health Care Affordability, Efficiency, and Cost Transparency:

Brent Sandmeyer
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets
Telephone: 301-427-1441
Email: [email protected]

Geralyn (Geri) Goins
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets
Telephone: 301-427-1419
Email: [email protected]

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