Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Future Grant Opportunities


Funding Source 

Submission Deadline(s)

Brief Description

Research Pilot Grant Program (RPGP) Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College None

The Research Pilot Grant Program (RPGP) is sponsored by the Office of Nursing Research, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College. This pilot grant program provides faculty with seed money for pilot research projects or small research studies. The RPGP is designed to support new investigators and junior faculty in developing their program of research and mid-level to senior investigators in exploring a new research area of interest. The program is designed to provide pilot data for external grant applications. 

*Please note that applications must be submitted by Goldfarb School of Nursing Faculty*

Planning Grants for Interdisciplinary Research Washington University in St. Louis Rolling application 

This OVCR Program provides funds to support interdisciplinary teams to intiate early stage project development or assist with the proposal development associated with submission of a large/complex proposal. Planning Grants help initiate new interdisciplinary research programs by creating and building teams, mapping out opportunities, and broadening the partnerships and networks that will result in successful extramural funding. These funds may be used to support organizational activities that enable submission of a large proposal to an external sponsor, which could includ symposiums, workshops, etc. Planning Grants are up to $20,000 over one year

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation Various deadlines 

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital is committed to supporting research and programs that advance patient care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College and community organizations in St. Louis; The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital also provides non-research grant support to Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine faculty members for the advancement of the shared mission of both institutions. Project Awards support capital and equipment, education and training, and patient care.

President's Grants Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation None President’s Grants can be given at any time and are evaluated and awarded by the President. In general, president’s grants are 1-year or less in duration. President’s Grants usually align with our priority areas and awarded amounts are no more than $35,000.
Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) Opportunity Fund None Through the Opportunity Fund, MFH seeks to identify and support innovative ideas and approaches that provide solutions for problems affecting the health and well-being of individuals and communities most in need. MFH's goal is to be a resource for the region and a catalyst for change, so the foundation works to partner with organizations and individuals to address specific health topics and other factors that, at best, improve outcomes and at worst, prevent them from deteriorating further.
AHRQ Single Year and Multiple Year Conference Grant Programs Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Aug 1 through Nov. 2021

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces its interest in supporting conferences through the AHRQ Single Year and Multiple Year Conference Grant Programs (R13). AHRQ seeks to support conferences that help to further its mission to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable and affordable, and to work with HHS and other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.
ASPE Research and Project Awards Association of Standardized Patient Educators Fall-annually  The overall goal of ASPE Research/Projects Awards is to provide incentive grants to current ASPE members for unique research or development projects related to the use of Standardized Patients in the Health Sciences. Studies to identify best practices in SP methodology are particularly encouraged. Requests for Proposals are sent to the membership annually and awards are made at the Annual Conference.
Patient Care Program Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Various deadlines  Tur Patient Care Program aims to improve the experience and outcomes people have with their care. Currently exploring two areas: patient safety and serious illness care.
In patient safety we are examining how to achieve excellence in medical diagnoses by establishing methods to detect and measure diagnostic errors and deploying practices that are likely to reduce errors. Part of our work is also looking at medication safety, particularly for the more vulnerable population – the elderly and people with multiple chronic health conditions.
In serious illness care, we are exploring how best to support individuals and the health care system in preparing, and caring, for people living with multiple chronic conditions and who are also limited in their ability to perform common everyday activities.
Grants on Research Pertaining to Interprofessional Education and Teamwork Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Various deadlines 

Through its programs, the Foundation strives to foster innovation in health professional education and to align the education of health professionals with contemporary health needs and a changing health care system.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Various deadlines  The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health and health care, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, measurable and timely change. For 40 years the Foundation has brought experience, commitment and a rigorous, balanced approach to the problems that affect the health and health care of those it serves.
Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research for a culture of Health Robert Wood Johnson Foundation June 9, 2021 Systems for Action (S4A) is a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that builds a Culture of Health by rigorously testing new ways of connecting the nation’s fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. Studies conducted through the S4A program test innovative mechanisms for aligning the delivery and financing systems for medical, social, and public health services, with a focus on estimating their impact on health and health equity. S4A uses a wide research lens that includes and extends beyond medical care and public health to incorporate social service systems—such as housing; transportation; education; employment; food and nutrition assistance; child and family support; criminal and juvenile justice; and economic and community development. 
Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Open application  Evidence for Action (E4A), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, funds research that expands the evidence base needed to build a Culture of Health. Our mission is to support rigorously designed quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research that yields convincing findings regarding the population health, well-being, and equity impacts of specific policies, programs and partnerships. We are especially interested in research examining the health impacts of programmatic or policy interventions that address factors outside the domain of health care services or public health practice.
Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Open application  The goal of the Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposal funding opportunity is to explore; to look into the future and put health first as we design for changes in how we live, learn, work and play; to wade into uncharted territory in order to better understand what new trends, opportunities and breakthrough ideas can enable everyone in America to live the healthiest life possible.
Sigma Small Grants Sigma Global Nursing Excellence December 1st, 2021 To encourage nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research.
Clinical Education Grant Opportunities CR Bard Open application  BARD is pleased to be able to support educational programs that improve patient outcomes, both by educating healthcare providers in the latest medical technology and techniques, and by improving patient access to information needed to make fully informed choices about their own health care.
HRSA-Health Resources and Services Administration Grants  Various deadlines The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable. It supports the training of health professionals, the distribution of providers to areas where they are needed most and improvements in health care delivery.
Arthur Vinings Davis Foundations Various deadlines  Since its founding in 1952, the Arthus Vinings Davis Foundation has awarded over 3,800 grants to 2,821 grantees totaling more than $300 million in funding to private colleges and universities, hospitals, medical schools, divinity schools, and public television. 
Coordinating Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Pratice--Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Various deadlines  The purpose of the interprofessional coordinating center is to provide an infrastructure for leadership, expertise, and support to enhance the coordination and capacity building of IPECP among health professions across the U.S. and particularly in medically underserved areas.  Through innovative program coordination, scholarly activities, and analytic data collection efforts, the coordinating center will raise the visibility of high-quality, coordinated, team-based care that is well-informed by interprofessional education and best practice models.  The CC-IPECP will be a focal point in a growing national effort to foster IPECP among health professions.
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education--Comprehensive Program (FIPSE) Various deadlins  The program supports and disseminates innovative reform projects that promise to be models for improving the quality of postsecondary education and increasing student access.
John A Hartford Grants  John A Hartford Foundation  Various deadlines  The mission of the John A. Hartford Foundation is to improve the health of older Americans. The foundation has been a committed champion of health care training, research, and service system innovations that will ensure the well-being and vitality of older adults.
GEA National Grant Award AAMC--Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation Spring-annually  The GEA seeks to fund research projects that address important problems or questions in medical education. Proposals that foster collaboration are strongly encouraged. Following topics: professional identifiy formation; faculty development; training across the continuum of education; inter-professional education
AMEE Research Grant Award An International Association for Medical Education (AMEE) Various deadlines  The International Association for Medical Education (AMEE) is an international organization that promotes scholarship in healthcare professions education. Their goals are to advance knowledge and best practices in education and to build a community of scholars working in the field.
IAMSE Educational Scholarship Grant International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Various deadlines  The international Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is a professional development society that promotes excellence and innovation in teaching, student assessment, program evaluation, instructional technology, human simulation, and learner-centered education. Through its research grant program, the IAMSE wishes to encourage and support scholarship in medical science education.
Edward J. Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Various deadlines  National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Edward J. Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund supports research or development of innovative assessment approaches in medical education. Expected outcomes include advances in the theory, knowledge, or practice of assessment at any point along the continuum of medical education. Pilot and more comprehensive projects are both of interest. Collaborative investigations within or among institutions are eligible, particularly as they strengthen the likelihood of the project's contribution and success
Institutional Challenge Grant William T. Grant Foundation Fall-annually  The Institutional Challenge Grant encourages research institutions to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes.
Cultivating Healthy Communities Aetna Foundation Spring-annually This program is geared specifically to local nonprofit organizations that work with underserved, low-income, and minority populations in the continental United States. They are seeking proposals that address the social determinants of health and participants’ physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being.
CGEA Mini-Grant Proposals Central Group on Educational Affairs Fall-annually  The CGEA seeks to promote scholarship in medical education and advance the community of scholarship within the Central region. A maximum award of $7,000 is available for multiple-institution projects and $5,000 for single-institution projects. Consistent with the requirements of scholarship, all funded projects must be collaborative and investigatory in nature, and their results must be made public, available for peer review, and freely available for others to build upon.