American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation Incentive Grant Program - The Incentive Grants for Practitioner Innovation in Pharmaceutical Care offer pharmacists seed money to implement or support an existing patient care service within their pharmacy practice. Applications are generally due in November each year.
Community Pharmacy Foundation Grant Program - The Community Pharmacy Foundation provides grant support for faculty at colleges and schools of pharmacy in the U.S. who are working with community pharmacy practice sites in areas germane to community practice. The grant application process involves two-steps (grant application submission, followed by an invitation to submit a grant proposal). Grant applications and proposals are reviewed quarterly.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Community Pharmacy Residency Expansion Program (PREP) - The NACDS Foundation has announced the availability of $1.5 million in grants to expand the capacity of Community Pharmacy Resdiencies for recent pharmacy school graduates. Fifteen grants were available in 2011 and in 2012.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Community Pharmacy Faculty Scholars Program - This program is a collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and is designed to mentor junior faculty at schools/colleges of pharmacy across the U.S. through the design, conduct and evaluation of meaningful community pharmacy-based patient care research. The initiative also seeks to connect the participating Scholars with experts in the fields of community pharmacy and research. The award recognizes a pharmacy school faculty member (full-time or shared faculty) who has made significant contributions to the practice of community pharmacy through innovations in patient care.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Pharmacy Partners Program - These are $20,000 merit-based awards designed to fund prospective projects that hold promiseto meaningfully improve patient care. Deans of schools/colleges of pharmacy must sumbit a 3-page summary of the propsed project highlighting the purpose, timeline and budget.
Pharm.D. Gateway to NIH - NIH recognizes that Pharm.D.s contribute to health at many levels through education, patient care and research. Because of significant interest in translational/clinical research questions related to drug development and therapeutics, the field of pharmacy is in a unique position to conduct research toward achieving the goal of individualized prescription drug therapy. The Pharm.D. Gateway to NIH is an online resource that provides information about NIH funding opportunities for Pharm.D. students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty.
PhRMA Foundation New Faculty Research Starter Grants - The PhRMA Foundation offers research starter grants of up to $30,000 per year for two years for new faculty with an appointment of instructor or assistant professor in the areas of health outcomes, informatics, pharmacology/toxicology and pharmaceutics. Applications are due annually either on Sept. 1 or Oct. 1, depending on disciplinary area.
PhRMA Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships - The PhRMA Foundation offers predoctoral fellowships in the areas of Health Outcomes, Pharmacology/Toxicology and Pharmaceutics.
PhRMA Foundation Sabbatical Fellowships - The PhRMA Foundation offers sabbatical fellowships of $40,000 to support an academic or calendar year sabbitical for mid-career faculty in the areas of health outcomes, informatics, pharmacology/toxicology and pharmaceutics. Applications are due Oct. 1 each year.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care Announces the Service Expansion Funding for the Health Center Program - The HRSA OPA strongly encourages applicants to collaborate with an accredited school of pharmacy in planning and implementing its pharmacy services. An affiliation with a school of pharmacy would provide mutual benefits for both the school and health center by assisting health centers in recruiting pharmacy staff while providing community-based training sites for student pharmacists. HRSA OPA also encourages participation in the HRSA Patient Safety/Clinical Pharmacy Collaborative.
Background: Pharmacy Services HRSA has made access to pharmacy services for underserved populations a priority for FY 2008, and is offering this opportunity to establish or expand pharmacy services. Applicants may propose to establish a licensed in-house (on-site) pharmacy staffed by a registered pharmacist to provide pharmacy services appropriate in meeting the needs of the patient population, or provide pharmacy services through a contractual relationship with a licensed pharmacy, or propose to provide a combination as specified in the Alternative Method Demonstration Projects (AMDP).
USP Fellowships Award Program (2012-2013) - The United States Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention Fellowship Awards program promotes research in areas relating to standards for medicines, foods and dietary supplements. Since the inception of the program in 1981, USP has invested nearly $4 million in more than 200 Fellowship awards. Deadlines for applications for the upcoming cycle is April 2013.
Humana Call for Participation - Humana, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, is issuing a call for participation to colleges and schools of pharmacy to partner with experiential learning sites in Humana Part D provider practice environments and/or to develop new sites for Humana-covered MTM services.