Heart and Stoke Foundation Canada - Grant in Aid 2017-2018


Heart & Stoke Foundation Canada

For More Information

For more information, please go to the sponsor website.  Please read the HSF 2017-2018 Grant-in-Aid Submission Guidelines carefully.


The Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-Aid (GIA) program provides operating funds to support important, pertinent, novel research in the areas of heart disease and stroke. GIA funding promotes research discovery, exploration and innovation across all health research themes. Research is supported across the four health research themes: Basic biomedical, Clinical, Health services/systems and Social, Cultural, Environmental and Population Health


Faculty - Any applicant in an adjunct position must submit a letter from their institution

Funding Availability

up to $100,000 per year 

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Two to three years. Only under special circumstances would one year proposals be considered and they must also be fully justified. 

Special Notes

GIA applicants are allowed to submit a maximum of one grant application (new or renewal) to the 17/18 GIA competition as either Principal or Co-Principal Investigator. Applicants are allowed to hold no more than two HSF funded GIAs as Principal and/or Co-Principal Investigator at any one time. If an applicant holds ongoing funding as Principal and/or Co-Principal Investigator for two GIAs that are not scheduled to be completed within the coming funding year, no new applications can be submitted.

The applicant is required to declare all secured and proposed (i.e. submitted in the same funding cycle) partnered funding at the time of submission.  There can be no overlap/duplication in expenses or activities with partnered funding. See Section 6 (page 14 of the Submission Guidelines).


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal and OR5 form to research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

How to Apply

PI’s to submit directly to HSF’s online system (CIRCUlink). Pease follow HSF’s formatting requirements. The Foundation strongly recommends that applications be submitted well before the 16:00 EDT deadline.

For Questions, please contact

Research Department
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V9
(613) 691-4050

Office of Research

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

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