Sponsored Projects Office (SPO)

MSC09 5220
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Physical Location:
1650 University Blvd NE
Second Floor, Suite 2200

Phone: (505) 272-6264
Fax: (505) 272-0159

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

  • PCORI awards will be contracts
  • PCORI Funding Announcement http://www.pcori.org/funding/opportunities
  • Applications are electronic using PCORI online system https://pcori.fluxx.io/user_sessions/new
  • Indirect cost rate is 40%.
  • Maximum annual budget is $500.000 in direct costs with an additional 40% in indirect costs.
  • $200,000 salary cap plus fringe benefits allowed
  • PI can apply for only one PCORI contract but may serve in other roles on multiple applications.
  • If PI is awarded a contract, they may not apply again for PCORI contracts until project is closed out or nearing closeout.
  • Multiple PI’s are allowed but one must serve as primary contract.
  • First $25,000 of total of all Consortium/Contractual expenses annually will qualify for 40% indirect cost calculation.
  • All Consortium/Contractual annual expenses over $25,000 are F&A excludable.
  • Equipment is F&A excludable
  • All sub-awardees must use the maximum of 40% indirect cost rate
  • A PI may resubmit an unfunded application under a specific funding announcement only once in 12 months from the time of the original submission.
  • Earliest possible start date is January 1, 2013; May 1,2013; September 1, 2013
  • If application is under review and awarded from another federal agency or foundation, PI must notify PCORI immediately and withdraw application.
  • If application is funded IRB expense will be considered as part of indirect costs. IRB approval is not required when proposal is submitted.
  • Four funding announcements (areas of focus) – Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment Options, Improving Healthcare Systems, Communication & Dissemination Research, Addressing Disparities. Once LOI has been submitted PI cannot change area of focus.

 

Sections

Document

Submission Method

Limit

Specific Aims

Entered

3000 characters (500 words)

Research Strategy

Upload

15 pages

Replication and Reproducibility of Research Data Sharing Plan

Upload

2 pages

Dissemination & Implementation Assessment

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2 pages

References Cited

Upload

As needed

Protection of Human Subjects

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As needed

Consortium/Contractual Agreements

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As needed

Project Plan & Timeline

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As needed

Letters of Support

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As needed

Technical Abstract

Entered at LOI stage-edit if applicable

3000 characters

Public Abstract

Entered

3000 characters

Appendix (Optional)

Upload

As needed

 

Required   Information

Document

Submission Method

Limit

List of Personnel: Principal investigators, investigators & other significant contributors

Entered into system

As needed

Professional Profiles / Bio-sketches

Upload

4 pages each

Environment

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2 pages

Patient & Stakeholder Engagement Plan

Upload

4 pages

Project/Performance Site(s)

Upload

As needed

Resources

Upload

As needed

Required Documents

  1. A budget summary for the full-proposed project period (entered in the PCORI online system)
  2. Budget detail for the first year of the project (upload into PCORI online system).
  3. A justification that supports the first year budget and a justification summary that support the budget summary.

For your convenience, the PCORI online system provides a template for use in designing a budget, along with template for budget justification.

The Sponsored Projects Office also has an Internal Budget Worksheet (IBW) specifically for PCORI submissions, which simplifies the process of budgeting.