CFN: Empowering Indigenous Communities to Improve the Care of Elders Living with Frailty - RFP


Canadian Frailty Network (CFN)

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For additional information, please visit the program's websites for

  • Program guidelines
  • Application forms
  • Evaluation criteria


The Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is looking to fund knowledge translation and real-world implementation proposals aimed to empower remote Indigenous communities to enable them to improve care for, and support their elders to remain in their home or communities. CFN will only fund proposals that are co-created/co-designed in close partnership with Indigenous community members. Proposals must focus on the scale or spread of a prior health and/or social care initiative shown to be effective in a smaller context.



Funding Availability

A total maximum of $200,000 is available for this entire RFP - funding 1-2 proposals

Maximum Project Value

A single proposal budget maximum is $200,000 or less.

NOTE: All CFN funding must be accompanied by applicant matching partner funds of at least a 1:1 ratio.

Indirect Costs



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

Internal Deadline

Applicant to submit a copy of proposal along with a complete OR5 form to:

External Deadline

Applicant to submit proposal (PDF format) via email to Emails date stamped after the deadline will not be eligible.

All work arising from funded proposals will need to be completed by March 2022.

For Questions, please contact

Perry Kim, PhD, Assistant Scientific Director
Phone: (613) 549-6666, ext. 6208

Office of Research

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

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