CCSRI – Innovation Grant (1st Competition)


Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute

For More Information

For more information, please go to the CCSRI Grants & Awards website.


The purpose of this funding initiative is to support unique, creative research ideas that will impact cancer. Although this grant program is primarily designed to support the biomedical, translational and clinical research communities, applications from all areas and disciplines of cancer research will be considered eligible for funding and will be evaluated based on a common set of criteria. Applicants are required to submit proposals for studies that explicitly address the Society’s mission to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life of people living with cancer.



Funding Availability

$100,000/year - maximum of $200,000/grant – anticipates up to 25 grants awarded.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Up to 3 years – grants are non-renewable.

Special Notes

Abstract registration must be completed in order to submit a full application.  There must not be substantial overlap (i.e. more than 50%) with any pending application to any other CCSRI program as of the full application due date.

Abstract Registration Deadline to sponsor directly: August 15, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.


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

Internal Deadline

Office of Research: Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to

External Deadline

How to Apply

Abstract and full application must be submitted through the CCSRI‘s online application system EGrAMS

For Questions, please contact

Sherri Huys, Administrator, Grants and Programs
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
55 St. Clair Avenue W., Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario M4V 2Y7


Office of Research

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

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