Human Capital & Infrastructure Grant


Invest in human capital (recruitment/start-up packages for researchers) and infrastructure (laboratory equipment, laboratories, etc.) to accelerate Spokane’s health sciences research capacity.

Amount & Timeframe

  • Total up to $500,000 per year for two years
  • Open grant (applicants may apply at any time)


  • Pre-proposal letter of intent (LOI) required
  • Full, written proposal, if requested
  • Researchers must devote 65% of time to clinical, basic applied or translational research; devote a maximum of 35% of time to teaching and academic service work
  • Researcher must transfer $750,000 of current research grant funds
  • Documented matching financial support of 1:1
  • Requires agreement with conditions of HSSA’s Grant Award Agreement

Grant Application Process

HSSA requires all applicants for health sciences research must first provide a Letter of Intent (LOI).

You must verify that you meet the HSSA criteria for a specific grant category selected. You may do that here by responding to the following requests.

HSSA will then notify the applicant whether or not to submit a full Grant Application. HSSA will provide applicant a link to the on-line formal Grant Application.

The Applicant must provide a full copy of the approved grant for which a matching HSSA grant is being requested.

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