Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research (CFDR) Grants

The Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research is the pre-eminent funder of applied nutrition and dietetic research in Canada. CFDR contributes to the health of Canadians by generating funds for applied nutrition and dietetic research.

Grants are awarded in the following categories:

  • Outcomes of intervention: objective measures of the effect of a nutrition intervention in all practice areas.
  • New roles for Dietitians in meeting health needs of all Canadians: implementation and evaluation of novel service delivery in new environments.
  • Identification of vulnerable groups and their nutritional needs: enhanced understanding of who are the nutritionally vulnerable, their nutritional needs and means to address these needs.
  • Determinants of food choice: identification of factors and attitudes that influence the food choices made by consumers.
Agency Name: 
Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research (CFDR)
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
CFDR’s maximum grant size is $20,000. This includes an allowance in the research project’s budget for dissemination/travel costs of up to $1,000.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Friday, September 15, 2017
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