Grants

Grant Title Deadline Summary
Alberta Health Services - Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(November 30, 2017)
Call for Applications - Maternal Newborn Child & Youth Strategic Clinical Network 2018 Seed Grant Competition The mission of the Maternal Newborn Child and Youth Strategic Clinical Network™ (MNCY...
Research Kickstarter Grants Deadline Passed
(November 17, 2017)
Alberta’s Tomorrow Project (ATP) is pleased to announce two Research Kickstarter grants ($10,000 each for 1 year), with funds administered by the Alberta Cancer Foundation. This program is for...
Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford No Deadline The Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford program supports top-tier Canadian postdoctoral scholars by providing international training at the University of Oxford and affiliation...
Rapid Response: Canada 2018 Deadline Passed
(December 4, 2017)
Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
Transformational Research: Canada 2018 Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2018)
The Weston Brain Institute is delighted to launch our Transformational Research: Canada 2018 Program to fund transformative, novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects with...
Early Phase Clinical Trials No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
McConnell Foundation Social Innovation Fund No Deadline The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation is pleased to launch the McConnell Social Innovation Fund. The Fund has three components—one for early stage innovations; a second for scaling up successful...
Alberta East Slopes Fish Habitat and Native Fish Recovery Research Fund Deadline Passed
(January 12, 2018)
A court ordered monetary penalty for environmental damages allocated $1,100,000 for creation of the Alberta East Slopes Fish Habitat and Native Fish Recovery Research Fund. These funds are held in...
MSI Foundation Call for LOIs November 30, 2018 The M.S.I. Foundation is an Alberta-based health research funding organization fostering and supporting research into any aspect of the provision of health and allied services to the people of...
Mitacs and United Way - Social Inclusion Deadline Passed
(January 8, 2018)
Five United Ways across Canada have come together in a pilot partnership with Mitacs to provide funding and training for graduate students and postdocs for research related to social inclusion....
CHS - Novo Nordisk Psychosocial Research Program November 15, 2018 The Canadian Hemophilia Society – Novo Nordisk Canada Psychosocial Research Program was created to engage professionals/graduate students from the allied health disciplines (ie. Nursing,...
The CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program November 15, 2018 The CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program was established in the year 2000 in collaboration with Wyeth Canada, now Pfizer. Pfizer Canada strives every day to help Canadians live healthy,...
RFP - “Validation of a novel method to predict aircrew cockpit accommodation in RCAF aircraft” Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
Defence Research and Development Canada, is seeking a researcher to perform a validation and comparative analysis of a methodology used by the Canadian Forces Aircrew Selection Centre (CFASC) to...
ASRP Research Grant Deadline Passed
(November 6, 2017)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is a successful collaborative initiative of our Federation, within which all the provincial Alzheimer Societies, the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC),...
ASRP New Investigator Grant Deadline Passed
(November 6, 2017)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is a successful collaborative initiative of our Federation, within which all the provincial Alzheimer Societies, the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC),...
Medication Optomization for older adults living with fraility Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
This competition will fund innovative research proposals that address the ongoing concern of polypharmacy and related medication issues in older Canadians living with frailty. They are intended to be...
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation - All Programs No Deadline The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers a wide variety of fellowships and funding opportunities. Virtually all disciplines are eligible.   
PolicyWise Valuing Mental Health Innovation and Integration Research Grant Competition Deadline Passed
(November 17, 2017)
The Addiction and Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network™ (AMH SCN™) is facilitating a research funding call that addresses identification of evidence-informed research practices and programs to...
PolicyWise Supporting Child and Youth Mental Health Outcomes in Alberta School Settings – Early Career Award Competition Deadline Passed
(September 27, 2017)
The ‘Supporting Child and Youth Mental Health Outcomes in Alberta School Settings’ initiative, sponsored by the Addiction and Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network (AMH SCN), will catalyse a...
Research and Policy Fellowship No Deadline The Research and Policy Fellowship program will help establish and nurture links between provincial and federal decision-makers and scientific professionals to support public policy related to prion...
Mobility Program No Deadline The Mobility Program is intended to encourage investigators who are within five years of their first appointment after completing their research training or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows...
Guest Speaker Support Program No Deadline The Guest Speaker Support Program is designed to disseminate knowledge to the Alberta research and science community by offering funding to help bring notable researchers in prion and protein...
IDeal Program No Deadline The IDeal Program, also known as the Innovation and Delivery Program, was created to encourage collaboration among industry, Alberta universities and research institutions. The Alberta Prion Research...
APRI New Collaborations Program No Deadline The New Collaborations program is intended to encourage collaborations between researchers from an Alberta-based institution with researchers from institutions outside Alberta. Qualified...
Alberta Alzheimer Research Program Deadline Passed
(October 23, 2017)
The Alberta Prion Research Institute (Prion Institute) and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (ASANT) present the Alberta Alzheimer Research Program (AARP). The AARP allows...
International Climate Protection Fellowship Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2018)
Submit an application, if you are a future leader from a non-European transition or developing country (see list of countries) are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based...
Healthy and Productive Work - Partnership Grants Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
Canadian workplaces are a reflection of our society. The number of people with disabilities, chronic conditions, and work-related health issues is growing. Further, Canada's workforce is aging, and...
Operating Grant: Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis Deadline Passed
(December 5, 2017)
In Canada, the dramatic and increasing number of overdoses and deaths related to the use of opioids is a national public health crisis. The Government of Canada is committed to tackling this crisis...
Operating Grant: Economic Forecasting Deadline Passed
(November 28, 2017)
In 2015, Canadian health care spending was over $219 billion. Health care funding, financing and sustainability is a top priority across the country and innovative approaches are required to finance...
CIHR Fellowship Deadline Passed
(October 23, 2017)
Fellowships provide support for highly qualified applicants in all areas of health research at the post-PhD degree or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in...
Catalyst Grant: Sex as a Variable in Biomedical Research Deadline Passed
(November 7, 2017)
Since the early 2000s, there has been a growing recognition by the research community that the sex of cells, tissues, animals, and humans matter in biomedical science. Every cell has a sex, with sex...
Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research Deadline Passed
(September 19, 2017)
The aim of this Catalyst Grant is to provide seed money to support research activities related to Indigenous approaches to wellness which represent the first steps towards the pursuit of more...
Catalust Grant: HIV/AIDS Community Based Research Deadline Passed
(October 3, 2017)
The HIV/AIDS CBR Program supports partnerships among community organizations, researchers, and decision-makers working in areas such as, but not limited to: housing, mental health, addictions,...
Catalyst Grant: Global Governance AMR & Related Infectious Disease Threats Deadline Passed
(October 17, 2017)
Research Areas This funding opportunity will support the planning, catalyst, and pilot implementation of social science research projects focused on any topic relevant to improving our understanding...
Transformation Research: Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging Deadline Passed
(December 7, 2017)
NEW for 2018   Translational research using humans or human samples/data is in scope, except for clinical trials or clinical trial sub-studies which should be submitted to the Early-Phase Clinical...
STTI/Canadian Nurses Foundation Grant Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2017)
Purpose The Sigma Theta Tau International/Canadian Nurses Research Grant supports research that advances the practice of nursing with an emphasis on nursing care issues. Nursing care research or...
WNRCASN Education Innovation Award Deadline Passed
(December 11, 2017)
The Education Innovation Award is intended to support a project designed to advance learning in nursing education. It can take a variety of forms such as technology, creative reconfiguration of a...
WNRCASN Nursing Education Research Award Deadline Passed
(December 11, 2017)
The WNRCASN Research Award was launched in 1998 by the Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Executive and its members. The first award was granted in 1999. WNRCASN has extended...
Killam Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2018)
The Killam Research Fellowships are release time awards that provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest...
Diabetes, Obesity & Nutrition Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(November 27, 2017)
The Diabetes, Obesity, & Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network (DON-SCN) is very pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Seed Grant funding competition. This opportunity is designed to allow researchers...
Jay & Aiden Barker Breakthrough Grant in Clinical & Basic Sciences 2017 Deadline Passed
(September 25, 2017)
Epilepsy Canada (EC) is requesting research proposals from established researchers to conduct investigations that explore the basic mechanisms of epileptic seizures. We are looking for a widespread...
Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program invests in Canadian research and entrepreneurial talent to generate, translate and apply knowledge along the innovation continuum that will create...
ARDN Rural and Remote Homelessness Deadline Passed
(October 30, 2017)
The Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) is currently accepting funding applications from organizations interested in obtaining financial assistance to achieve activities specific to meeting the...
Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico Deadline Passed
(October 27, 2017)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) of Mexico, through the Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID), offers scholarships to Canadians who wish to participate in an...
Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program (QES) was created to improve global talent exchange between Canada and other nations. The program aims to develop the next...
Belmont Forum‐BiodivERsA (NSERC) Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2017)
Pre‐announcement of the Belmont Forum‐BiodivERsA Call on biodiversity scenarios NSERC is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA joint call on the...
AltaLink Indigenous Scholarships Deadline Passed
(October 14, 2017)
In 2007, AltaLink launched its Indigenous scholarship program. This scholarship program is designed to recognize leaders in the Indigenous community by offering scholarships to Indigenous students...
INAC University and College Entrance Preparation Program No Deadline This program aims to increase the number of First Nation and Inuit students with the academic level required for entrance into post-secondary programs. Financial assistance may be provided for a...
W. Garfield Weston Foundation Grants No Deadline The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is a Canadian charitable foundation committed to making grants in Canada for the benefit of Canadians, the majority of this foundation's funds are now directed to...
Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants Deadline Passed
(September 14, 2016)
A Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grant provides support to a group of researchers conducting independent high-quality investigations in a complex area of cancer research. The purpose is to...