Faculty members are encouraged to apply for the following funding opportunities. These opportunities are sorted by agency.
If you would like to take advantage of our Grantsmanship Mentoring Program, you must email a final draft to firstname.lastname@example.org 2–3 weeks before the funder’s deadline. Be sure to include any relevant information, including the application deadline.
|Opportunity||Agency||Internal Deadline||External Deadline||Award Amount|
|Foundation Grant||CHIR||Registration: July 15
Application Stage 1: August 29
Application Stage 2: January 23
|Registration: August 8
Application Stage 1: September 12
Application Stage 2: February 6
|Commensurate with need.|
|Operating Grant||CHIR||Varies with program.||Varies with program.||Varies with program.|
|Accelerate||Mitacs||Anytime||Anytime||$15,000 for each 4-month internship.|
|Elevate||Mitacs||July and September||July and September||$110,000 over 2 years.|
|Globalink Research Internship||Mitacs||April||April||All funds go directly to intern.
Please send questions to email@example.com.
|Collaborative Research and Development Grants||NSERC||Anytime||Anytime||Varies.
Projects may range from 1–5 years in duration.
|Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program||NSERC||Letter of intent: April 15
Invited full application: September 7
|Letter of intent: May 1
Invited full application: September 22
|Up to $150,000 in the first year.
Up to $300,000 for up to 5 subsequent years.
Maximum grant is $1.65 million over 6 years.
|Discovery Frontiers||NSERC||Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for competition information.||Please contact email@example.com for competition information.||Up to $1 million per year for 4 years.|
|Discovery Grants Program||NSERC||Notice of intent: August 1
Full application: October 15
|Notice of intent: August 1
Full application: November 1
|Discovery Accelerator Supplements Program||NSERC||Not applicable.||Not applicable – NSERC selects recipients based on the evaluation of Discovery Grant applications.||Up to $120,000 over 3 years.|
|Discovery Development Grants Program||NSERC||Not applicable.||Not applicable – NSERC selects recipients based on the evaluation of Discovery Grant applications.||Up to $20,000 over 2 years.|
|Engage Grant||NSERC||2 weeks prior to submission to NSERC.||Continuous||Up to $25,000 for up to 6 months.|
|Engage Plus||NSERC||2 weeks prior to submission to NSERC.||Continuous||Up to $12,500 to support an Engage project for an additional 6 months.|
|PromoScience||NSERC||September 1||September 15||Varies – NSERC generally contributes up to one-third of a program’s funding.|
|Research Tools and Instruments Grants Program||NSERC||October 11||October 25
Applicants and co-applicants must each currently hold or be applying for one of the following grants at the time of application:
|Up to $150,000.|
|Connection Grants||SSHRC||January 15
|$7,000 to $25,000 for events.
Up to $50,000 for other outreach activities.
Faculty must be nominated by institution.
|$100,000 (Gold Medal).
$50,000 (Talent Award, Insight Award, Connection Award, Partnership Award).
|Informing Best Practices in Environmental and Impact Assessments||SSHRC||June 17||July 10||$30,000 over 1 year|
|Insight Development Grants||SSHRC||January 18||February 2||$7,000 to $75,000 over 1 to 2 years.|
|Insight Grants||SSHRC||October 2||October 15||$7,000 to $400,000 over 3 to 5 years.|
|SSHRC||July 31 - NOI|
August 7 - LOI
November 8 - Full Application (By Invitation)
August 7 - NOI
|$250,000 over 2 years|
|Partnership Development Grants||SSHRC||November 1||November 15
||$75,000 to $200,000 over 1 to 3 years.|
|Partnership Engage Grants||SSHRC||September 1
|$7,000 to $25,000.|
|Partnership Grants||SSHRC||Letter of intent: January 30
Invited full application: 3 weeks prior to submission to SSHRC
|Letter of intent: February 15
Invited full application: November 1
|Stage 1 (letter of intent) – up to $20,000 to help prepare the formal application.
Stage 2 (formal application by invitation) – up to $500,000 per year over 4 to 7 years
Maximum grant is $2.5 million.
|Societal Implications of Genomics Research||SSHRC/Genome Canada||Varies with SSHRC funding opportunity.||Varies with SSHRC funding opportunity.
To be considered for funding under this initiative, applicants must apply to one of the following SSHRC funding opportunities:
Updated July 11 2019 by Research