Pharmacy Practice Advancement Demonstration Grants

Sponsored by the ASHP Foundation

Submission Materials Available: July 20, 2015
Letter of Intent Deadline: October 5, 2015
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This research grant program supports demonstration projects related to practice advancement, consistent with the ASHP/ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative (PPMI) and Ambulatory PPMI. The overarching goal of the PPMI is to increase pharmacist participation on patient care teams as the professional who is responsible and accountable for patients’ medication-related outcomes while delegating all medication distribution functions that do not require clinical judgment to qualified pharmacy technicians and technology.

The proposed practice-based research must be consistent with the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the ASHP Foundation. The PPMI is driven by a set of assumptions, beliefs and recommendations from the November 2010 ASHP/ASHP Foundation PPMI Summit.


Funding Information

Up to two $75,000 grants will be awarded. Grants will be awarded to provide funding for specific practice-based research related to advancing pharmacy practice models and are not intended for long-term support of research programs. Facilities and administrative cost rates that do not exceed 8 percent of the total requested budget are allowed.


Application Process
Please submit letters of intent using the electronic submission process; see links below. For specific information regarding eligibility and criteria, click on the application policies and guidelines.


Proposed Timeline for the 2015-2016 Program Offering

  • Submission materials available: July 20, 2015
  • Letter of Intent deadline: October 5, 2015
  • Full application available: Fall 2015
  • Full application deadline: February 5, 2016
  • Grantees announced: May 2016


Webinar: How to Submit a Successful Application

If you are interested in applying for this grant program, we invite you to attend a webinar for applicants being held on August 11th. The entire process will be explained by ASHP Foundation Vice President Barbara B. Nussbaum, R.Ph., M.S., Ph.D., and you will have an opportunity to ask questions.


Grant Recipients
Learn more about grants funded in this year and in previous years.

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