State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE)

Coverage Provisions of the Affordable Care Act

  • Release Date: January 13, 2014


State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE) is a RWJF national program that supports rigorous research on issues surrounding state health reform. The SHARE program is managed by the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), an RWJF-funded research center in the Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. To learn more about the history of SHARE and about the impact and implications of SHARE-funded research to date, visit

Total Awards

  • Up to $1.5 million will be available under this call for proposals.
  • Project funding will range from $50,000 to $150,000.
  • Project lengths will range from 12 to 18 months.
  • Up to twelve studies will be funded.

Key Dates

February 13, 2014 (3 p.m. ET)
Deadline for receipt of online brief proposals.

March 21, 2014
Applicants notified if they have been invited to submit a full proposal.

April 25, 2014 (3 p.m. ET)
Deadline for receipt of online full proposals.

July 31, 2014
Finalists notified of funding recommendations.

October 1, 2014
Grants initiated.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Researchers, as well as practitioners and public and private policy-makers working with researchers, are eligible to submit proposals through their organizations. Projects may be generated from disciplines including health services research, economics, sociology, program evaluation, political science, public policy, public health, public administration, law, business administration, or other related fields.

The Foundation may give preference to applicants that are either public entities or nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not private foundations or Type III supporting organizations. Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.

February 13, 2014, 3:00 p.m. ET




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