CCSRI – Innovation Grant (1st Competition)


Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute


  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



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.

Internal Deadline

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

External Deadline

  • ABSTRACT REGISTRATION DATE to sponsor directly: February 16, 2015 by 5:00 PM EST
  • EXTERNAL DEADLINE to sponsor directly: April 1, 2015 by 5:00 PM EST

How To Apply

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

Information for Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at lead 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project.  Please be in touch with the ORS (contact information below0 ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (ie, budget, proposal, OR5 form).

For More Information

please go to the CCSRI Grants & Awards website.

For Questions, please contact

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

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