Beef Farmers of Ontario – Request for proposals *updated deadlines


Beef Farmers of Ontario


BFO Beef Research Funding Program

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The overall goal of the BFO Beef Research Program is to increase the development, adaptation, assessment, and easy adoption of on-farm technologies that help beef producers respond to changing demands, and to quantify and investigate emerging issues of importance to the Ontario and broader Canadian beef industry.


full time faculty

Funding Availability

BFO has a maximum of $200K/year to fund all projects.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

projects must be completed by December 31, 2018.

Special Notes

Project proposals must fit within one or more of the outcomes identified under the 10 overarching beef research themes outlined in the BFO Research and Investments Strategy 2014-2020

Preference will be given to leveraged projects (1 to 1 or better) using cash contributions, although this is not a requirement.


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal, along with an OR-5 Form to

External Deadline

Beef Farmer of Ontario has extended their call deadline to September 23, 2016 at 4pm EST

How to Apply

Researcher is responsible for submitting application to sponsor in accordance with sponsor’s submission guidelines.

For Questions, please contact

Michael Campbell
Beef Farmers of Ontario
T: 519-824-0334

Office of Research

Meghan Grimes, Awards and Agreements Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x54807

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