Limited PCORI Funding Announcement: Coordinating Center Functions to Advance Phase 3 of PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network -- Cycle 2 2021

Funding Agency:
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network is intended to serve as a national resource for conducting rapid, efficient, patient-centered observational and interventional randomized research that improves healthcare delivery and health outcomes.

This announcement describes the scopes of work for Coordinating Center functions to advance Phase 3 of PCORnet and available funding for each scope of work. Applicants may apply for one, several, or all functional scopes of work. PCORI seeks applicants who have expertise and experience working collaboratively on complex projects across multiple organizations representing diverse stakeholders.

The overall goal of Phase 3 of PCORnet is to optimize infrastructure to increase diversity of populations and care settings, efficiently implement research studies addressing PCORI’s Strategic Research Priorities, strengthen patient and stakeholder engagement, and deliver high-fidelity, high-integrity data.

Letters of Intent are due Tuesday, June 1, 2021, by 5:00 p.m. ET.

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

For this limited competition PFA, PCORI is soliciting applications from Prime organizations of Clinical Research Networks (CRNs) and organizations of the current Coordinating Center currently funded to participate in PCORnet. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) must recognize all applicant organizations. Individuals are not permitted to apply.

Funding Type





Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

June 1, 2021