Pooler Charitable Foundation - Research Grant - 2021


Pooler Charitable Foundation


Alzheimer's Disease, Bipolar Disorder, Autism, Macular Degeneration


The Canada Trust Company, as Trustee of the newly created Pooler Charitable Fund has established a Research Grant to provide annual grants for research into the cause, treatment and/or cure of Alzheimer's Disease, Macular Degeneration, Autism and Bipolar Disorder.

Funding Availability

The breakdown of this grant is expected to be as follows: $128,000 for Alzheimer's Disease; $107,700 for Macular Degeneration; $107,000 for Autism; and $85,000 for Bipolar Disorder.   

Indirect Costs


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

If you feel that you have a program that falls within an of these purposes and is interested in funding, please contact Ornella McCarron (omccarro@uoguelph.ca) for a copy of the application form.

Applicant to submit a copy of the application form and complete OR5 form to: research.services@uoguelph.ca.

External Deadline

Applicant to contact sponsor on 'How to Submit' application form -  ANABEL.BENNETT@TD.COM

For Questions, please contact

TD Weath Private Trust
220 Commerce Valley Dr. W, 3rd Fl, Markham, Ontario, Canada

E. anabel.bennett@td.com

T: 905-707-1486  Fax: 905-707-7850

Office of Research

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

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