Research Funding Sources

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute receives most of its funds from sources outside of Kaiser Permanente Washington.

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

Department of Defense

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Food and Drug Administration

HHS Health Resources and Services Administration


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Branta Foundation

East Bay Community Foundation

Empire Health Foundation    

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Group Health Foundation

Healthcare Georgia Foundation


Hearst Foundations           

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado

The John A. Hartford Foundation

CDC foundation

Blue Shield of California Foundation

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center



Sierra Health Foundation

Kaiser Permanente

Livestrong Foundation

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The California Endowment

The Commonwealth Fund

The Kresge Foundation

Colorado Health Foundation

Reagan-Udall Foundation

Arnold Foundation

March of Dimes


Pharmaceutical industry

Amgen, Inc.


Bionomics, Ltd.




Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics

Esperance Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Integrated Diagnostics, Inc.






Academic, state, and other organizations

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM)

American Cancer Society

Critical Access Hospital Network


Group Health Cooperative

Healthwise, Incorporated

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

Merced Mental Health


Oregon Primary Care Association

Puget Sound Blood Center

Samueli Institute

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Surgical Infection Society

Swedish Medical Center

Thrive by Five Washington

United Way of King County

University of California San Francisco Controller’s Office

University of Washington

UT Southwestern

Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center

Washington State Attorney General’s Office

Washington State Department of Early Learning

World Health Organization (WHO)

YMCA Snohomish County



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