SSHRC – Connection Grants 2015 - 2016


Social Science and Humanities Research Council

For More Information

For more information, please go to SSHRC website.


Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating.


Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows

Funding Availability

$7,000 to $25,000 for events, and up to $50,000 for other outreach activities

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

1 year

Special Notes

NOTE: SSHRC will not fund the full cost of any connection event or outreach activity. Additional support in the form of cash and/or in-kind contributions (excluding registration fees), equivalent to a minimum of 50 per cent of the amount requested from SSHRC, must come from sponsoring organizations. SSHRC will consider only those funds stemming from sponsoring organizations in its calculations of matching funds.

An applicant may apply for one Connection Grant per calendar year.

How to Apply

Applications will be submitted electronically to SSHRC by the Grants Officer.

For Questions, please contact

For questions, please contact:

Office of Research

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

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