Grants

Grant Title Deadlinesort descending Summary
EcoAction Community Funding Program Deadline Passed
(December 23, 2016)
The EcoAction Community Funding Program funds projects across Canada to encourage Canadians to take action to address clean air, clean water, climate change and nature issues, and to build the...
Qualitative Study on Veterans Identities’ and Well-being in Military to Civilian Transition Deadline Passed
(June 12, 2017)
Veterans Affairs Canada is looking for a researcher to design and conduct a qualitative study to better understand the relationship between Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans’ identities and their...
Women's Heart and Brain Health Chair Awards Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2018)
Heart & Stroke, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Aboriginal Peoples Health, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health and Institute of Gender and Health, and...
AGRI Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program No Deadline To provide training and mentorship including opportunities for candidate's academic growth in an area of gambling-related research identified as needing development.  
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...
Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Awards No Deadline The Canadian Society of Plant Biology offers several awards for research contributions. More information, as well as a list of awards and their descriptions are available on their website. 
Modern Languages Association (MLA) Honors and Awards No Deadline Anyone may nominate a book for an MLA prize, but the author or publisher is responsible for sending the required number of copies, noted in the main list, to the MLA office before the deadline. An...
APRI - Alberta Alzheimer Research Program November 13, 2018 The Alberta Prion Research Institute (Prion Institute) and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (AS AB/NT) co-fund the Alberta Alzheimer Research Program (AARP). The AARP allows...
CFI - Infrastructure Operating Fund Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2018)
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) provides funds to cover a portion of the operating and maintenance costs required for the effective and optimal use of CFI-funded infrastructure.  Such...
PSA Awards 2017 Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Perspectives Award No Deadline Each year, the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Perspectives Award honors an outstanding article published in the most recent volume of Sociological Perspectives.  
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...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding No Deadline This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible professional organizations that produce large-scale public presentations of arts disciplines.
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences New Investigator Award No Deadline The CSMB New Investigator Award is an annual award established by the Society to recognize meritorious research in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics in Canada. The nominee shall...
Alberta Agriculture Initiatives Program (AIP) No Deadline The Agricultural Initiatives Program is a grant program, administered by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, to support agricultural societies (incorporated under the Agricultural Societies Act –...
Weston Brain Institute - Transformational Research (Alzheimer's and Related Diseases) December 3, 2018 Funding for transformative, novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects on neurodegenerative diseases of aging. Preliminary data is required. Applications in this round must relate...
Arthritis Society - Training Post-Doctoral Fellowship Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides support for highly qualified postdoctoral fellows to engage in research that is relevant to arthritis, under the supervision of an arthritis researcher...
Alberta Health Services Emergency Strategic Clinical Network (2017 Undergraduate Summer Studentship Awards) Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2017)
The Emergency Strategic Clinical Network Summer Studentship Award (ESCN-SSA) is designed to foster research interest in emergency medicine and related disciplines among students at the undergraduate...
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...
INAC - New Paths for Education: Innovation Activities No Deadline INAC is launching a new call for proposals from national organizations designated by First Nation band councils to pilot innovative approaches in education. The two themes this year are Land-based...
American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Awards No Deadline The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to initiate, encourage, and support research into, and public understanding of, the history and cultures...
Chemical Institute of Canada Awards Deadline Passed
(July 2, 2018)
The CIC administers its own awards program to recognize overall contributions to research and the chemical sciences and engineering community of chemists, chemical engineers and chemical...
The Economics & Environmental Policy Research Network Research Funding Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The Economics and Environmental Policy Research Network (EEPRN), hosted by uOttawa’s Institute of the Environment in partnership with Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and the Smart...
Restore Vision 20/20 Initiative Deadline Passed
(July 28, 2017)
Every year, the Foundation Fighting Blindness funds millions of dollars of research taking place in hospitals and universities across Canada. This research is the backbone of our organization and our...
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition Deadline Passed
(January 26, 2018)
The 2017 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition will be aimed at supporting research projects that address any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology, or B/CB, as it relates...
STTI/Canadian Nurses Foundation Grant Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2017)
The Canadian Nurses Foundation is the only national charitable organization promoting health and patient care in Canada by fostering excellence in nursing through: nursing research grants, study...
Emissions Reduction Alberta Innovation Challenge Deadline Passed
(September 7, 2017)
This funding opportunity is seeking innovative technologies that reduce GHG emissions and improve the cost competitiveness of bitumen production and processing. Proposals are invited for technology...
PSA Awards-2017 Distinguished Scholarship Award No Deadline Distinguished Scholarship Award is to acknowledge major contributions embodied in a recently published book or series. Eligibility: The Distinguished Scholarship Award is granted to sociologists from...
James S McDonnell Foundation Grants No Deadline Founded in 1950 by aerospace pioneer James S. McDonnell, the foundation was established to "improve the quality of life," and does so by contributing to the generation of new knowledge by supporting...
CIHR Travel Awards - Pathways Annual Gathering 2017 Deadline Passed
(July 28, 2017)
CIHR is funding Travel Awards to support Canadian Indigenous Elder-youth pairs and Indigenous New Investigators to participate in the third Pathways Annual Gathering taking place in the traditional...
Environmental Damages Fund No Deadline The Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) is a specified-purpose account administered by Environment Canada, on behalf of the Government of Canada, to manage funds received as compensation for...
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...
Huntington NAVIGATOR Research Competition Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2018)
The goal of the NAVIGATOR Research Program is to provide funding for Canadian scientific research of direct and immediate relevance to Huntington Disease; to provide a platform for the future...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Team Development Grants No Deadline To support the development of multi/interdisciplinary teams of academic researchers, among Partner Universities, nationally, internationally, and other stakeholders in order to establish research...
Canadian Botanical Association Awards No Deadline The Canadian Botanical Association offers several awards for research accomplishments. More information about these awards are available on their website. 
American Academy of Religion (AAR) Awards No Deadline The AAR awards tens of thousands of dollars each year to members in the form of research, regional development, and Annual Meeting travel grants. In addition to grant funding, the AAR annually awards...
APRI - Explorations Program November 19, 2018 The Explorations Program allows Alberta-based investigators to seek funding for research directly related to prion diseases and prion-like human neurodegenerative diseases and dementias. The research...
PSA Awards-The Social Conscience Award No Deadline Eligibility: The Pacific Sociological Association's Social Conscience Award is given to a worthy community-based organization located in the city in which the PSA Annual meeting is held for 2017,...
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...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Professional Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding No Deadline This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible professional (Dance, Theatre, Music) organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions.  
RiboClub Life Achievement Award No Deadline This award recognizes a Canadian scientist that significantly changed the landscape of RNA biology. A one of a kind watch selected specially for this occasion will be given every 10 years and the...
CFI Major Science Initiatives Fund Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2016)
Since its inception in 1997, the CFI has supported the creation of a select number of key national research facilities. Owned by one or more institutions, these world-class facilities serve...
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program Deadline Passed
(February 22, 2018)
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program is a two-year appointment designed to support young investigators at a pivotal time in their careers. Each scholar will become part of a global network of...
WALTHAM™ Human-Animal Interaction Research Programme Deadline Passed
(July 23, 2018)
For over 40 years WALTHAM has investigated the special relationship between humans and companion animals. WALTHAM scientists work in partnership with research institutions and experts from around the...
Undergrad Grants - NeuroCAM Deadline Passed
(March 2, 2017)
NeuroCAM refers to complementary and alternative modalities using principles of neuroscience. By definition, neuroCAM is most often a form of treatment for dysfunctions of the nervous system (...
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,...
CLA Research Grant No Deadline The objectives of the grant are: to support theoretical and applied research in the field of library and information services, to encourage and support research undertaken by practitioners in the...
CIHR/SSHRC - Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Grants Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
Healthy and Productive Work, a joint initiative of CIHR and SSHRC, reflects the interplay between health and social sciences in responding to the growing interest in maintaining a healthy, productive...
Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Awards Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2017)
The CSChE confers awards to recognize professionals who have made outstanding contributions to chemical engineering. Nominations for CSChE Awards are now accepted electronically through ScholarOne....
ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
To recognize outstanding scientific discoveries that lay the foundation for environmentally-friendly products or manufacturing processes at a cost comparable to or less than that of current...
SickKids Community Conference Grants January 31, 2019 As part of the Foundation's National Grants Program, support is offered for conferences, workshops or symposia which are relevant to the health of Canada's children. The purpose of the conference...