HRA Happenings

Exploring the Value of Open (EVO) Program

September 6, 2022 Featured

Hi HRA Members, I hope you are all as excited about OSTP’s recently issued memorandum on Increasing Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research Results as I am! There is definitely growing momentum in support of research sharing, and HRA is here to help you capitalize on that momentum. Our new…

HRA Is Hiring!

September 7, 2022 Featured

The Health Research Alliance is excited to announce that we are recruiting a Project Lead for our new Inclusive Grantmaking Initiative (IGI). The Project Lead will also be a Civic Science Associate and part of the Rita Allen Foundation’s Civic Science Program. Details for the position can be found here.  I…

COVID-19 Impact on Biomedical Research Funding Organizations

January 19, 2022 Featured

COVID-19 Impact on Biomedical Research Funding Organizations A Survey of the Health Research Alliance Membership The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to create a disruptive and measurable imprint on nonprofit organizations. In addition to disrupting the health and safety of the workforce, the pandemic challenges the fundamental ways nonprofits are…

2021 Impact Report

January 13, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA Members, Once again, HRA and HRA member organizations were challenged with uncertainty and anxiety about what we should be doing in the “here and now,” but also how to prepare for the future. But once again, we all rose to the challenge.  We collected data, provided resources and…

HRA Happenings – June 23rd, 2022

June 23, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA members, Congratulations to HRA and HRA members for being a major part of the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s lead story “Push for Diversity Among Biomedical Grant Makers Gains New Momentum”!  Also, help me welcome our newest HRA member organizations! Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation Hearing Health Foundation If you are counting…

HRA Happenings – May 26th, 2022

May 26, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA members, We have quite a few events planned for this summer, including two to foster professional development for staff of HRA members. Hopefully this is one more perk you can offer to help retain your awesome employees!  The event list is long so remember to scroll down to…

HRA Happenings – April 28th, 2022

April 28, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA members, Congratulations to the Program Committee for putting on another very valuable meeting! Below are the links to the resource page for each session.  There you can find the recording, the speaker’s slides, and (for the Open Science and DEI sessions) a document consolidating speakers’ links/resources. The entire…

HRA Happenings – April 14th, 2022

April 14, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA members, Please help me welcome our newest HRA member organizations! CARRA National Scleroderma Foundation Robertson Foundation Russell Berrie Foundation (FYI – That puts the total number of HRA members at 107!!) HRA Spring Members Meetings (April 20 and 21) *NEW*  We have added 2 Networking Sessions at the…

HRA Happenings – March 17, 2022

March 17, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA members, Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Resources:   We have had quite a few webinars in the past few weeks.  Links to the slide decks and recordings can always be found on the Resources tab. Misconduct and Ethics Community call This webinar was a first step in helping funders…

HRA Happenings – February 17, 2022

February 17, 2022 Featured

Hi HRA members, I’ll get right to it – as there is much to report in this newsletter! Please welcome our 3 newest members: American Friends of Cancer Research – Cancer Grand Challenges International Rett Syndrome Foundation Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer   Four upcoming webinars  Feel free to register for…

HRA Happenings – February 3, 2022

February 3, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA members, Welcome to February (and 6 more weeks of winter if Phil is correct)! I will only mention a few of the upcoming events, but you can always get details on the Upcoming Events page. Community Webinars (formerly Working Groups) Please register for as many of these Community…

HRA Happenings – January 20, 2022

January 20, 2022 Featured

Dear HRA Members, I hope 2022 has started out well for all of you, as it has for HRA. By now, you should all have read HRA’s 2021 Impact Report.  Among other items, we highlight the analysis of the COVID-19 Impact Survey that has been so useful in organizations’ strategic…

2020 Impact Report

January 15, 2021

Dear HRA Members, Yes – 2020 was quite a year. Thanks in large part to members’ generously sharing strategies and experiences, HRA helped organizations tackle unforeseen challenges. We identified, curated, and provided resources that helped everyone (HRA included!) rise to the moment.  Your collegiality and collaboration were invaluable.  Please explore…

Year In Review: 2019

January 14, 2020

Click for the Interactive 2019 Year in Review Dear HRA Members, I want to thank everyone who contributed to HRA’s very productive 2019.  You can review much of what we accomplished via my interactive 2019 Year in Review or view it as a PDF.  Feel free to share! I am…

Year In Review: 2018

January 9, 2019

Dear HRA Members, Please take a minute to review HRA’s achievements in 2018 and feel free to share this broadly. To access the links open the pdf or view the interactive version on the HRA website. All the best, Maryrose