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RFP and CGA Opportunities

The Alliance is a community dedicated to accelerating excellence in healthcare performance through education, advocacy, and collaboration. To help achieve this, we have collected information on research proposals and grants offered through other healthcare-related organizations.

Currently, we have postings for:

  1. American Academy of Dermatology
  2. Sanofi U.S.
  3. Genentech


American Academy of Dermatology

The Academy bestows a number of prestigious awards to recognize the contributions of individuals to the specialty as well as offering various grants and scholarships to assist recipients in furthering their areas of study and broadening knowledge in the field of dermatology.

Program for Innovative Continuing Medical Education in Dermatology (PICMED)

The program was established to facilitate dermatologists' continuing education through support and development of innovative continuing medical education programs.

Available grants

  • Multi-year grant: Applicants may request up to $50,000 (direct costs only) for a two (2) year funding period.  2nd year funding will be contingent on 1st year milestones being met. 
  • Single-year grant: Applicants may request up to $10,000 (direct costs only) for a one (1) year project period. 

For more information regarding PICMED, please visit the AAD website.

Sanofi U.S.

Sanofi US is committed to funding high quality educational activities and materials in the therapeutic areas of interest to the company that have the potential to improve patient care and health outcomes. The purpose of an educational grant is to support an activity that encourages an educational interchange with respect to available scientific and medical information. Educational activities may or may not be accredited.

Please review and return your completed proposal via the Sanofi U.S. Grant Website at When entering your proposal into the website, please reference the correct Tag ID, Therapeutic Area, and Area of Interest to ensure that your submission is entered correctly.

Please note that an applicant may be ineligible to receive a grant in response to this RFP if the applicant has performed any services under contract with Sanofi U.S. during the last 12 months in connection with:

  • A consultant meeting; or
  • An advisory board meeting

in the same therapeutic area as this request for proposal (“RFP”). If the applicant has performed such services, please forward a copy of the contract immediately, prior to responding to the RFP, so that we can determine your eligibility.  If not, please acknowledge this in your application writing.

Please note that you must select the type of activity that you are proposing, i.e., Live, Enduring or Live and Enduring.

Submission instructions are available on the website. If you have a content question, please contact Malika Wicks at


As part of Genentech’s scientific mission, Genentech supports grants for independent medical education that aim to improve patient care by focusing on the improved application of knowledge, competence, and performance among healthcare professionals. This mission is achieved by supporting quality independent education that addresses evidence-based, bona fide educational gaps in accordancewith the ACCME, AMA, PhRMA Code, OIG and FDA guidance.

Notification: Genentech CGNs are made available through being posted on the online gFRS site ( along with the websites for the Alliance for Continuing Education in the HealthProfessions (Alliance) and the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME). In addition, an email is distributed to all registered gFRS users who have previously submitted an application for support of an independent education activity.

Genentech’s Grant Decision-Making Criteria: Please refer to the publicly available criteria, which can be found at Genentech is also committed to providing non-solicited grant support in all disease areas; however, a proportion of disease areas will have limited budgets outside funding allocated to support grant decisions related to CGNs.

  • 2017 Independent Medical Education Call for Grant Notification: Accelerating Evidence into Practice through a Healthcare Improvement Strategy

    Various Therapeutic Areas

    Executive Summary Submission Deadline: February 20, 2017

    Download Genentech Call for Grant Notification here