Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation: Call for Proposals 2023


Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation


2023 Allied Turfgrass Research Funding 


The Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation (CTRF) annual call for research project proposals is now open. Those interested are encouraged to apply for 2023 research project funding consideration from the following turfgrass research funding organizations with a single submission:

  1. Alberta Turfgrass Research Foundation
  2. Canadian Turfgrass Research Foundation
  3. Manitobe Golf Superintendents Association
  4. Northwest Turfgrass Association 
  5. Quebec Turfgrass Research Foundation
  6. Saskatchewan Turfgrass Association
  7. Western Canada Turfgrass Association

Application to this funding opportunity will be circulated to the above mentioned groups. Individual organizations will make funding decisions based on their own parameters, for example:

  • research priorities
  • available budget
  • previous commitments
  • preferred funding term

CTRF member organizations are able to explore potential partnerships and as a result, funding could be provided by one or more organization or the CTRF as a whole.

Indirect Costs

Varies by funding group to a maximum of 15%. 

Special Notes

Please note that research activities carried out in the context of COVID-19 need to adhere to the University of Guelph COVID-19 research principles, policies, guidelines and processes as they may be updated from time to time and communicated on the Office of Research web-page.


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application, along with an OR-5 Form to

External Deadline

Applicants to submit application by email to Jerry Rousseau (contact below) no later than Friday, November 18, 2022, 5:00pm Pacific Time.

How to Apply

Those interested in applying should contact Kristin Gibson (contact information below) for access to the application form.


For Questions, please contact


Please contact Jerry Rousseau at

Office of Research

Kristin Zimmermann, Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56257

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