Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposal

Purpose: 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.

While improving the status quo is vital to the health and well-being of millions of Americans now, the Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposal opportunity reaches beyond incremental changes to explore the ideas and trends that will influence the trajectory and future of health. Ultimately, we support work that will help us learn what a Culture of Health can look like—and how we can get there.

Receipt Date: Expires: October 15, 2019 by 3 p.m. ET
Total Awards: For this funding opportunity, we generally fund projects within the $150,000-$350,000 budget range and with a project term of between 12-36 months.
Eligibility: Applications for the Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposal Open Call for Ideas funding opportunity are accepted on a rolling basis.
Through this, our signature Pioneering Ideas funding opportunity, we seek to explore how cutting-edge ideas and emerging trends could help or hinder our progress toward a Culture of Health.We’re open to ideas on a range of topics, from emerging technologies to pioneering strategies for changing norms and behaviors. We’re interested in funding a number of different project types, including research, pilots or demonstration projects, idea sourcing, network or coalition building, and more. Ultimately, we are looking for projects that bring new understanding and raise new questions about the future of health in the United States. View FAQs for Submitting a Brief Proposal to learn more.We review these applications on a rolling basis. Please allow up to eight weeks for a response.