Research Funding Sources


Group Health Research Institute receives nearly all of its funds from sources outside of Group Health.



Federal agencies

National Institutes of Health

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Science Foundation

Corporation for National and Community Service

Department of Defense

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Food and Drug Administration

HHS Health Resources and Services Administration

HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Foundation

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation

Branta Foundation

California HealthCare Foundation

de Beaumont Foundation

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Group Health Foundation

Healthcare Georgia Foundation


Informed Medical Decisions Foundation

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado



Kaiser Permanente

Kona Hospital Foundation, Inc.

Livestrong Foundation

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Northwest Health Foundation

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The California Endowment

The California Wellness Foundation

The Commonwealth Fund

The Kresge Foundation

United Health Foundation

Washington Dental Service Foundation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Pharmaceutical industry

Amgen, Inc.

Bionomics, Ltd.

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics

Esperance Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Integrated Diagnostics, Inc.

Janssen Research & Development, LLC

Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical

Merck & Co., Inc.

Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostic, Inc.



PharmaSmart International


Sanofi Pasteur, Inc.

Sanofi-Synthelabo Groupe

Solvay Group

United Biosource Corporation

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

Academic, state, and other organizations

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Academic Pediatric Association

American Federation for Aging Research

American Cancer Society

American College of Radiology

American Hospital Association

Ascension Health

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

California Breast Cancer Research Program

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Critical Access Hospital Network

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

DeKalb County Board of Health


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

GE Healthcare

Georgetown University

Group Health Cooperative

Group Health Physicians

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Harvard University Human Impact Partners

Kentucky River District Health Department

Life Sciences Discovery Fund

Oregon Primary Care Association

Puget Sound Blood Center

Public Health–Seattle & King County

Public Health Institute

Samueli Institute

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Serious Adverse Events Consortium

Service Employees International Union Healthcare Northwest

San Francisco Department of Public Health

State of Minnesota

The National Academies

The University of Sydney

Thrive by Five Washington

United Way of King County

United Way of Snohomish County

University of California San Francisco Controller’s Office

University of Washington

Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Washington State Attorney General’s Office

Washington Dental Service