Timelines for the fall 2016 Foundation Grant and Project Grant funding opportunities

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Foundation Grant

The CIHR Foundation funding opportunity will be available on ResearchNet the week of August 29, 2016.  A communication will be posted by the Office of Research Services after August 29, 2016.

Please note that the Foundation Grant funding opportunity is proceeding without significant changes, as per the update from the Peer Review Working Group.

  • Anticipated registration period: August 30 to September 13 (application available the day after the registration deadline)
  • ORS Internal Deadline: October 5, 2016
  • Anticipated application period – Stage 1: September 14 to October 13 (External Deadline)
  • Anticipated funding start date: July 2017

Further competition details, including other important dates, will be described in the funding opportunity.

Project Grant

The Fall 2016  Project Grant funding opportunity will be available on ResearchNet the week of August 29, 2016. A communication will be posted by the Office of Research Services after August 29, 2016.

Please note that the application and peer review process of the Project Grant competition are being modified as per the recommendations of the Peer Review Working Group.

  • Anticipated registration period: September 8 to September 20 (application available as soon as the registration is submitted)
  • ORS Internal Deadline: October 11, 2016
  • Anticipated application period: September 8 to October 18 (External Deadline)
  • Anticipated funding start date: April 2017

Further competition details, including other important dates, will be part of the funding opportunity.

Notice

Note: Applicants can either send one application as a program leader through the Foundation Grant competition; or up to two applications as a Nominated Principal Investigator through the Project Grant competition.

It is important to note that as long as an individual holds a Foundation Grant in the role of program leader, he or she is not eligible to apply to the Project Grant competition in the role of principal applicant.

UPDATES

Second update from Dr. Paul Kubes, Chair of the CIHR Peer Review Working Group:

http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/49900.html

Update from Dr. Paul Kubes, Chair of the CIHR Peer Review Working Group:

http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/49876.html