Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Systems for Action (S4A) Call for Proposals for Supplemental COVID-19 Studies

*GW Priority Foundation

August 05, 2020

Eligible teams must have an active or recently completed research study (within 12 months of application submission) that can be extended through the use of supplemental research funding. This CFP is appropriate for studying an existing system alignment mechanism implemented prior to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, and about which some pre-COVID evidence has already been created by the applicant. Studies funded through the S4A program must test a specific system alignment mechanism that engages all three of the sectors referenced in this call—medical care, public health, and social services.

This call for proposals (CFP) will provide supplemental research funding to teams that are already engaged in the study of a promising system alignment mechanism, with the objective of learning how this mechanism performs in addressing health and social needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Studies should be completed in either a 12-month or a 24-month project period.

Deadline: August 5 

Dollar Amount: $100,000 per year 

Eligibility: Awards will be made to organizations, not to individuals. Multi-organizational consortia are encouraged to apply if a single eligible organization is designated as the primary applicant responsible for maintaining consortium agreements with other participating organizations. The primary applicant organization must have a demonstrated history of successfully managing funds awarded by foundation or government sources. 

Full RFP: https://www.rwjf.org/content/rwjf/en/library/funding-opportunities/2020/systems-for-action-supplemental-research-on-covid19-response-and-recovery.html?rid=0032S000025c7mrQAA&et_cid=2134003

*This is a GW Priority Foundation, please contact Susan Boerstling, Executive Director, Foundation Relations, at [email protected], prior to contacting this Foundation.

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