Research Grants

NIHCM Foundation supports innovative investigator-initiated research with high potential to inform improvements to the U.S. health care system. Projects must advance the existing knowledge base in the areas of health care financing, delivery, management and/or policy.

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We are now accepting letters of inquiry for the 2023-2024 funding cycle of NIHCM Foundation's investigator-initiated research grant program. Building on our long-standing commitment to objective research, NIHCM will make up to $500,000 available to new and existing grantees.

Winning research studies will be selected using the following process:

  • Interested researchers must submit a brief letter of inquiry (LOI) outlining their study idea by 5:00 PM EDT on June 30, 2023. Applications are welcome at any time prior to that deadline. LOIs must conform to the required structure and must be submitted using NIHCM’s online entry system (see below).
  • Full (10-page) proposals will be invited from a small number of applicants in August and will be due in September 2023.
  • NIHCM will notify grant winners in November 2023, for project start dates as early as January 2024.

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