Funding Opportunities

Title Internal Deadline External Deadline Posted
Foundation Fighting Blindness – Career Transition Award

The Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada (FFB) Career Transition Award (CTA) has been created to strengthen the future of vision research in Canada. Designed to facilitate the transition from postdoctoral scholar to independent researcher, the CTA aims to enable exceptional young scholars to establish a research career in Canada.

4 years 7 months ago
CCSRI – Prevention Research Grants 2014

The goal of this grant program is to support and accelerate research and the application of new knowledge relevant to cancer prevention. Proposed projects must demonstrate a specific and defined potential for impact on cancer incidence, multidisciplinary collaboration is encouraged.

4 years 8 months ago
Canadian Insolvency Foundation - Ninth Annual Lloyd Houlden Memorial Research Fellowship

To a Maximum of $20,000 will be awarded for a paper that addresses current issues in Canadian insolvency policy and practice.  Papers should be 7,000 to 10,000 words in length and should be written for an audience consisting of those involved in insolvency practice, insolvency law or in the development and analysis of insolvency policy. In some years, the Foundation has divided the Fellowship between two worthy proposals.

The Foundation looks forward to receiving again this year a number of interesting research proposals.

4 years 9 months ago
Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Post Doctoral Enrichment Program 2015

Support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (an institution includes its affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals and research institutions) in the United States or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research.

4 years 7 months ago
CIHR – Operating Grant (Transitional) 2015

The Transitional Operating Grant: 2014-2015 competition is being run in parallel with the Foundation Scheme: 2014 1st Live Pilot competition in order to facilitate the transition within CIHR’s open funding schemes. The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are:

4 years 9 months ago
CCSRI – Knowledge to Action Grants 2015

This Knowledge to Action Grant has been created to encourage ideas that will close the gap between what is known from research and what is done with that knowledge. These grants are intended to provide funding for research projects that build on existing cancer research findings and aim to improve outcomes and experiences through knowledge translation (KT).

4 years 9 months ago
SU2C Canada Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team Research Funding

The successful Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team will focus their research on the role of cancer stem cells and stem cell programs on resistance and treatment failure in cancer, and will include genomic approaches central to their methodology. The Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team will bring together key stakeholders (including researchers, clinicians, industry, nongovernmental organizations and funders) to expedite delivery of research results to clinical practice and improve the outcomes of difficult to treat cancers.

4 years 9 months ago
CBCF – Stand Up to Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada)

The successful Dream Team will develop a translational cancer research project that addresses critical problems in breast cancer patient care.  The project must include new anti-cancer therapeutic interventions for breast cancer that would be expected to improve progression free and/or overall survival, and deliver near-term patient benefit through investigation by a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional, synergistic Dream Team of expert investigators (therapeutics might include pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines, surgical interventions, and medical devices). The Dream Team leadership (...

4 years 10 months ago
OSSU IMPACT Awards 2014

The new research funding competition will support patient-oriented research projects that advance the science of implementation research and facilitate knowledge translation and exchange in the areas of prevention, care in the community and at home, and health system sustainability.

4 years 9 months ago
Competitive Research Grants to Develop Innovative Metrics and Methods for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions

A research grants programme directed at accelerating the development of innovative and interdisciplinary metrics and methods and tools to advance the scientific understanding of the linkages between agriculture and food systems and health and nutrition outcomes, in order to better inform policy and programmatic actions to improve nutrition outcomes in low and middle income countries (LMICs).

4 years 9 months ago