Funding Sources

Image of pie chart for CHR in 2020. 39.2% National Institutes of Health, 21.3% Industry, 19.9% Non NIH Federal, 16.6% Kaiser Permanente, 3% Foundation or Other Non-Profit.

The Center for Health Research receives the majority of its funding from federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. Other important sources of funding include private foundations, industry, and Kaiser Permanente itself.

Selected Funders

Federal Agencies

  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Center for Research Resources
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • National Institute on Aging
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Library of Medicine
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Food and Drug Administration


  • Amgen
  • AstraZeneca
  • Eli Lilly
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Merck
  • Novartis
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi-Aventis

Kaiser Permanente

  • Center for Effectiveness & Safety Research
  • Garfield Memorial Fund
  • Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
  • Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Initiative
  • Kaiser Permanente Hawaii
  • KP IT Innovation Fund
  • Kaiser Permanente Northwest
  • Northwest Permanente

Foundations & Other Organizations

  • Gates Foundation
  • Intel Foundation
  • Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Foundation
  • M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
  • Northwest Health Foundation
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • State of Oregon

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