PCORI Funding Announcement

NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute’s (NC TraCS) Community Academic Resources for Engaged Scholarship (CARES) would like to notify researchers about information and dates regarding the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

PCORI has released their funding announcements for 2013. Many of you may have research interests that are a good fit for PCORI. We want to make sure you review the PCORI funding announcement (PFA) and consider applying during this cycle. Please forward this information to others who you feel would be a good fit.

Key Dates:

  • PCORI Cycle III Online System opening date is Tuesday January 15th

  • Cycle III Letter of Intent (LOI) due date is Friday February 15th
  • On, Friday February 22nd at 1:00 pm in the Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, 2nd Floor, Room 219 the NC TraCS Institute’s CARES team will present a seminar on PCORI Stakeholder Engagement. The seminar will outline methods for engaging patients and stakeholders as well as strategies, and resources available at NC TraCS to successfully engage communities in research partnerships. UNC investigators submitting proposals to PCORI are encouraged to attend this strategic seminar. It should provide you key information needed to develop a competitive PCORI proposal.
  • PCORI Informational Webinars will be held various dates in February and March. For more details, visit www.pcori.org
  • Budget and related materials for Cycle III will need to be routed through your respective business office and OSR by April 1st at 5:00 pm
  • Cycle III Application deadline is Monday April 15th at 5:00 pm


Important Information:

  • What is PCORI? Read the definition created by PCORI


  • Funding Announcements can be found here:


  • Applicants responding to the PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) are encouraged to refer to the contents of the PCORI draft Methodology Report found here:


  • PCORI is seeking scientists, patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other stakeholders to review funding applications. Scientific and Stakeholder applications can be found here: