PCORI will, upon Awardee request, pay fees (up to $3,5000 per project) to provide free Public Access to peer-reviewed journal articles that present findings from PCORI-funded research. These include “publication charges,” “article processing charges,” and similar fees charged by open access journals or by traditional journals providing access to specific articles.
PCORI’s full Public Access Policy is available here. Instructions for awardees for depositing manuscripts in PubMed Central are available here. Instructions for Awardees to request PCORI payment of public access fees for journal articles are available here.