KFOC - Biomedical Research Grant 2016 Competition


Kidney Foundation of Canada

For More Information

For more information, please go to the KFOC website.


Biomedical Research Grants provide financial support to medical researchers to assist in defraying the operating costs of research, which may include the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment and the payment of laboratory assistants.


Faculty - Though applicants at all stages of their research career are eligible for funding, The Kidney Foundation wishes to give priority to new investigators in the field of kidney research. 

Funding Availability

Max $50,000/yr – Research must be carried out in Canada.

Project Duration

up to 3 years

Special Notes

Special notes: A Nominated Principal Applicant, Principal Applicant or Co-Applicant may not hold more than one (1) Biomedical Research Grant per year from The Kidney Foundation as an award.

All Nominated Principal Applicants, Principal Applicants and Co-Applicants need to submit the “Funding Overlap Declaration” for all Funds


Registration: September 1, 2015 by 11:59 EST

The applicant must submit a completed registration form by email to elisabeth.fowler@kidney.ca  

The page limit will be reduced to a maximum of 10 pages (including figures and graphs).


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal to research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

How to Apply

The applicant must submit a PDF copy of the full application (including all addenda and signatures) by email to chris.marquis@kidney.ca.  Applications can only be submitted by email.

For Questions, please contact

Christine Marquis
Coordinator, Research Grants and Awards
(514) 369–4806, ext. 232

Office of Research

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

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