While the BC SUPPORT Unit isn’t a funding agency, we’re happy to spread the word about patient-oriented research funding opportunities offered by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and other organizations.
If you know of a patient-oriented research funding opportunity, please email us.
The opportunities below are organized by registration deadline:
|2017 Research Awards, offered by the Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC)
AAC will provide seven awards, one per category, as outlined below, valued at $750 CAD per award:
Trainees/Early Career Researchers/Early Career Faculty Members/Investigators for contributions to arthritis research, one award for each of the following categories:
1. Master Student
2. PhD Student
3. Post-Doctoral Fellow
4. Early Career Researcher/Early Career Faculty Member Investigator
Application Deadline: July 17, 2017
The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative and its partners have developed the Implementation Science for the Prevention of HIV, Hepatitis C (HCV) and Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections Initiative in order to address the gap that exists in the application of evidence into health policy and programs. The goal of the initiative is to reduce the incidence of HIV, Hepatitis C (HCV) and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs) within and across key populations in Canada. This is the second funding opportunity CIHR has launched on Implementation Science in HIV, Hepatitis C and other Blood Borne Infections. The first (Adaptation Grants) was launched in summer 2015 and results were made available in March 2016.
Application Deadline: August 22, 2017
The Foundation Grant program is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of new and established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative and high-impact research programs.
Application Deadline: September 12, 2017
|SPOR Programmatic Grant Competition, offered by CIHR
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is launching a series of Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovation Network (PIHCIN) funding opportunities.
The first Programmatic (multi-year) Grant opportunity has been launched. Funding is available for up to $250,000 per year, for four years. The CIHR application deadline will be November 28th, 2017, and letters of intent are to be submitted to provincial PIHCI networks by September 28th, 2017. Matching funding will be required.
Application Deadline: September 28, 2017
|Healthy and Productive Work – Partnership Grants, offered by CIHR
This funding opportunity will support Formal Partnerships. Funded partnerships must enable reciprocal flow and uptake of research knowledge between researchers and stakeholders (both within and beyond academia) by integrating stakeholders throughout the entire research process. Researchers and stakeholders will collaborate to develop the research questions, decide on methodology, collect data, interpret the findings, and disseminate the research results. This collaboration should increase the likelihood of adoption and uptake of research results. This funding opportunity will also support multidisciplinary formal partnerships involving researchers from health and social sciences and/or humanities domains.
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
This program: supports projects that contribute to sustainable and accountable community initiatives in the areas of prevention, early detection, treatment, research and emerging issues in the health care workforce; encourages local and regional education campaigns on breast cancer issues which are relevant to the community in which they are based; supports initiatives that encourage local decision-making and problem-solving; and, invests in community-based health research and action research.
Application deadline: No deadline