Cystic Fibrosis - Basic Science Research Grant


Cystic Fibrosis Canada


To support innovative basic science research projects that (i) improve our understanding of CF and/or (ii) have a significant impact on the concepts, methods, treatments, and/or technologies applicable to CF.


An independent researcher who holds a full-time academic or research appointment relevant to CF at a Canadian university or hospital.

Maximum Project Value

The amount of a grant will be approved by the Board of Directors with recommendations from the scientific review panel and Research Advisory Council, following a detailed review of the applicant's proposed budget.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

3 years


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

Internal Deadline

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

External Deadline

Applicant must submit directly to sponsor.  Submission of applications is to be done through proposalCENTRAL.

For more information about this grant and how to apply visit the CFC website.

Information For Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at least 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the Office of Research (contact information below) ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (i.e. budget, proposal, OR-5 Form).

For Questions, please contact

Tania Pellegrini, PhD | Manager, Research Operations
Cystic Fibrosis Canada

2323 Yonge St., Suite 800 | Toronto, Ont. M4P 2C9 
Tel: 416-485-9149 ext. 229 | 1-800-378-2233 ext. 229 

Office of Research

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

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