Women's Xchange - $15K Challenge


Women's College Hospital


Women's Xchange is offering $15,000 in one-time one year (non-renewable) grants to support research projects that address women’s and girl's health issues at the local level.
The $15K Challenge is a competitive grant process and only select projects are funded.

Potential projects may include:

  • Identifying unmet needs within a defined community
  • Exploring or testing effective solutions to problems
  • Increasing the understanding of factors that influence women’s health



Funding Availability


Indirect Costs


Special Notes

Women's Xchange


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

External Deadline

Notice of Intent:  PI to send an e-mail to info@womensxchange.ca containing the following:

  • Full name
  • The name of the community or academic organization you are applying on behalf of;
  • The number of applications you intend to submit for the upcoming deadline; and
  • The working title of your project/research.

The sponsor does not need further details on the research project or research team at this stage.

Internal Deadline

Application: PI to submit copy of application, signature page along with a complete OR5 form to: research.services@uoguelph.ca

Visit the How to Apply section of the Women's Xchange site

External Deadline

Application: PI to submit application: one electronic copy to info@womensxchange.ca

and one hard copy to:

Attn: Women's Xchange (Amy Clare), 6th Floor, Rm. 6345
Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2

For Questions, please contact

Women's Xchange
76 Grenville Street
Toronto, ON M5S 1B2
Phone: 416-351-3732 Ext. 3755
Email: info@womensxchange.ca                

Office of Research

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

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