Below is a list of all our upcoming opportunities over the next few months.

You can also check out current funding and leadership opportunities, and sign up to receive emails when programmes are open for application.

Please note that dates may be subject to change.

April

  • Scaling Up Improvement Open until 17 May
    Our Scaling Up Improvement programme supports projects to take successful health care improvement interventions and deliver them at a larger scale. Each project runs for up to two years and receives up to £500,000 of funding.
  • Sciana  connecting European health policy leaders Opens 26 April
    The Health Foundation, the Careum Stiftung (Switzerland) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung (Germany), in collaboration with Salzburg Global Seminar, have launched Sciana: The Health Leaders Network. The network brings together outstanding leaders in health and health care policy and innovation. They will work together to address some of the challenges faced by health and health care leaders across Europe.

May

  • Insight 2017 Opens 10 May
    Our Insight 2017 research open call will fund projects that explore the development and use of data – specifically national clinical audits and patient registries – as a mechanism for improving health care quality in the UK. We expect to fund up to four projects over three years. 
  • Q recruitment
    Q is a diverse and growing community of people with experience and understanding of improvement, committed to working collaboratively to improve the quality of health and care across the UK. It is led by the Health Foundation and supported and co-funded by NHS Improvement. Applications to Q are being phased across different parts of the UK and this phase will be open for applications from Wales, Wessex, Greater Manchester, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, and East of England.

June

  • Advancing Applied Analytics
    A new programme of funding to improve analytical capability in support of better health and care services. More information will be available closer to the time.

August

  • Behavioural Insights Research Programme
    Our Behavioural Insights Research Programme funds projects that explore behavioural interventions that reduce inefficiency and waste in health and social care. The programme is also interested in how behavioural insights can support, scale up and spread.
  • The socio and economic value of health
    As part of our work to bring about better health for people in the UK, we will have a programme of funding available for research teams to look at the impact of health on societal and economic outcomes for individuals and communities. More information will be available closer to the time.
  • Q recruitment
    Q is a diverse and growing community of people with experience and understanding of improvement, committed to working collaboratively to improve the quality of health and care across the UK. It is led by the Health Foundation and supported and co-funded by NHS Improvement. Applications to Q are being phased across different parts of the UK and this phase will be open for applications from Northern Ireland, East Midlands, Oxford, and the Imperial College Partners and Health Innovation Network AHSN regions.

November

  • GenerationQ
    GenerationQ is our part-time, fully funded leadership programme for senior leaders from health care practice, policy and the charity sector. It is designed to equip leaders with the skills and techniques to drive forward and influence improvements across services and organisations.
  • Innovating for Improvement
    The Innovating for Improvement programme provides funding to health care teams to test and develop their innovative ideas to improve health care delivery in the UK. Teams with great ideas – and the skills to implement and evaluate their project – can apply for funding of up to £75,000.