"Back on Track from COVID-19" - Funding Opportunity

The “Back on Track from COVID19” funding opportunity addresses the interruption to biomedical research laboratories and clinical research as a result of the COVID19 emergency. The funds are intended to cover additional costs to research incurred by facility shutdown, changes in work plans due to social distancing, assisting graduate student progress to complete research and overall to partially mitigate the loss of promising discoveries and ideas.

Key dates
Launch date: June 3, 2020
Application due date: June 17, 2020
Award Notification date: June 29, 2020
Release of Funds: TBD

Funding available:
We will accept requests up to $CDN 10,000

Applicant Eligibility:
1) Applicant may be a Principal Investigator or Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow holding an independent research award, in their own name, that includes operating funds for the project

  • Priority will be given to Early Career Researchers

2) Past and current recipients of Azrieli Foundation grants including those through partnerships (Brain Canada, CIHR, CIFAR) are eligible to apply
3) Applicants may be basic or clinical researchers

For application information, please see the attached document.

Agency Name: 
Azrieli Foundation
Contact Name: 
Grant Amount: 
Up to $10,000
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Internal Deadline: 
Friday, June 12, 2020
Grant Type: 
Grant Area: 
Natural Science
Grant Eligibility: