AAFP Foundation


Joint Grant Awards Program

The Joint Grant Awards Program (JGAP) supports research that poses questions of high relevance to family medicine. The maximum award for JGAP grants is $50,000. Applications for smaller-scale studies with lower costs are also welcome.

The program goals are:

  • Support research of value to the practicing family physician
  • Encourage proposals by junior investigators
  • Fund pilot studies

Congratulations to the 2013 JGAP Recipients

The AAFP Foundation's Research Committee selected two projects to receive JGAP support in the first cycle of 2013. Read the abstracts of these studies below.

You will also find more detailed information about this research grant program and how to apply for a grant in the first cycle of 2014.

2013 JGAP Abstracts -- Read about the projects selected for funding in 2013.
Guiding Principles for AAFP Foundation Research Grants -- Clarification of expectations for projects granted AAFP Foundation research awards.
(1-page PDF file; About PDFs)
JGAP Fact Sheet -- Details about applying for funding from the JGAP.
JGAP Guidelines -- Read these guidelines before you fill out your JGAP application.
(6-page Word file; About Downloading)
JGAP Application -- Download the JGAP application now in Word format.
(14-page Word file; About Downloading)
Joint Grant Award Program Abstracts 2009 - 2012 -- Interested in learning about projects supported by the JGAP in prior years?
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