MOHLTC – Health System Research Fund (HSRF)


The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

For More Information

For more information, please go to the sponsor website.


The purpose of the HSRF Calls for Targeted Research is to solicit and fund focused research applications within the following three (3) MOHLTC priority areas: Nursing, Problem Gambling and Tobacco Control.


Faculty – Ontario based researcher & funds provided by MOHLTC are to be used in Ontario

Funding Availability

Max $250,000 in each and every year and must be at least $50,000 in each and every year.

Indirect Costs

up to 20%

Project Duration

3 years (April 1, 2016 to march 31, 2019)

Special Notes

Open house teleconference calls x 2 September 22; 9:00 am and October 21; 2:00 pm. Teleconference Number: 416-212-8014, Toll Free 1 866-500-5845 Conference I.D. 7052410#

Please send an email to for more information. To ensure that your question(s) is answered at the teleconference call, we request that you submit your question(s) to no later than September 18, 2015 or October 19, 2015, respectively.

Mandatory Notice of Intent Deadline

October 5, 2015 at 5:00 pm 

Some of the components of the NOI will be binding. Specifically, the targeted priority area, the Project Lead, and the Knowledge User identified cannot be changed in the Full Application.


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

How to Apply

PI to submit NOI and application directly to sponsor using the MOHLTC's online grant application system.

For Questions, please contact

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Health System Strategy and Policy Division

Office of Research

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

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