All researchers in the field of Emergency Medicine are encouraged to apply for a grant from the Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation. All grant requests must be submitted in writing to the Executive Director. An emailed inquiry must include a return address for regular surface mail. Emailed inquiries generally are not answered via email. All grant requests will be presented to the Board of Directors for approval at their quarterly meetings. All approved grants will be notified in writing within one week of approval.
Proposals should be concise and simply bound for ease in preparing copies for each Board Member. The following information must be included:
Problem Statement, Program Objectives, Methods: a discussion of the need for the proposed program or project (documenting the problem with supporting evidence), a description of the program or project for which funding is being requested, (including specific, measurable objectives to be achieved), and the methods or means by which the program goals will be achieved (i.e., the implementation plan and timetable). This entire section absolutely must be limited to three pages.
Evaluation: Expected results or outcomes of the proposed program or project and how they will be measured. The Foundation gives priority to programs or projects that use logical approaches to evaluation.
Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation
3600 Forbes (at Meyran), Suite 10018
Pittsburgh, PA 15213