Foundation / Corporation
Health Effects Institute (HEI)
Grants to USA, Canada, and International academic and research institutions for research and empirical studies assessing the health effects of actions taken to improve air quality. A preliminary application must be submitted before applying. Funding may be used for larger studies or for smaller-scale methods development studies.
Accountability research refers to empirical studies assessing the effects of regulatory actions, other interventions, or “natural” experiments on air pollution and health (sometimes also referred to as intervention studies). Request for Applications (RFA) 18-1 solicits applications for studies designed to assess the health effects of actions to improve air quality and to develop methods required for, and specifically suited to, conducting such research. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
(1) Long-term complex regulatory programs: studies that evaluate regulatory and other actions at the national or regional level implemented over multiple years;
(2) Interventions at the local level: studies that evaluate actions targeted at improving air quality in urban areas, with well-documented air quality problems and programs to address them, including but not limited to low emission zones, congestion charging, and so-called diesel bans;
(3) Ports and global transport: studies that evaluate regulatory and other actions to improve air quality around major ports (both marine and air) and transportation hubs and corridors;
(4) Methods development and dissemination: studies that develop, apply and disseminate statistical and other methodology for conducting such research.
For background information, program objectives, and details on the areas of interest, see the RFP: https://www.healtheffects.org/system/files/rfa18-1-accountability120518.pdf#page=1
GrantWatch ID#: 184959
Up to 4 larger studies and 1 or 2 smaller scale methods development studies
- Larger studies: maximum budget $1.2 M
- Smaller-scale methods development studies: maximum total budget $700,000
- Larger studies: 3 to 4 years in duration
- Smaller-scale methods development studies: 2 to 3 years in duration
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please send the preliminary application by email to:
Ms. Lissa McBurney
Science Administration Assistant
Please notify our science administrative assistant, in a separate email that your application was submitted: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions regarding applications should be directed to:
Dr. Annemoon van Erp
Dr. Hanna Boogaard
Science Administration Assistant
Health Effects Institute
75 Federal Street, Suite 1400
Boston, MA 02110, USA
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