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Request for Research Proposals

CareQuest Institute's research team creates and disseminates actionable research, analytics, and evaluations that providers, policymakers, and advocates use to make informed decisions and improve the oral health care system.

As part of our research and data strategy, we are inviting researchers to apply to utilize our extensive data resources to complete a peer-reviewed publication that is aligned with our work to build a future where every person can reach their full potential through excellent health.


Up to $10,000 for indirect costs only, such as computer equipment, publication and conference fees, etc.
Indirect costs do not include salary or compensation.

Proposal Deadline

March 24, 2023, 5 p.m. ET

Research Focus Areas

  • Population oral health
  • Integration of oral health into overall health
  • Transforming patient care
  • Oral health equity for underserved and vulnerable populations
  • Value-based care
  • Public policies to improve accessibility and affordability

For More Information and To Apply

Review the Request for Research Proposals

The RFP provides the information you need to write and submit your proposal, including key dates, eligibility requirements, evaluation criteria, and details about our available data resources.

Watch the Recorded Information Session

Members of our research team provide information and answer frequently asked questions about submitting a proposal in this recorded webinar. You can also download the slides from the information session.

Contact Us

For inquiries about the RFP, to schedule a scoping meeting, or any other questions, please email Rebecca Preston, Project Coordinator, Analytics and Data Insights.

Our Impact

Explore the CareQuest Institute Impact Report 2022 to find videos, stories, and statistics about how we’re improving the oral health system through our collaborative work in grantmaking, research, health improvement, policy and advocacy, and education.