CIHR – Planning & Dissemination Grants


CIHR – Institute Community Support

For More Information

please go to the sponsor website.


Planning and Dissemination Grants are intended to provide support for planning and/or dissemination activities consistent with the mandate of CIHR and relevant to CIHR Institutes, Initiatives, or the Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Community Outreach Fund. CIHR integrates research through a unique interdisciplinary structure made up of 13 virtual Institutes.



Funding Availability

The maximum amount per grant varies by Institute/Initiative but will not exceed $25,000.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

1 year

Special Notes

Applicants are not eligible to apply for additional funding for an activity or event which has been previously funded by CIHR.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

to the Office of Research Services: Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to 

External Deadline

How to Apply

PI’s to submit directly following the instructions on ResearchNet along with any additional instructions found under “Specific Instructions.”

For Questions, please contact

Allison Forsythe
Institute Transitions and Programs Lead
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Office of Research

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x52832

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