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Funding Opportunities

Current Research Funding Opportunities

Name of Agency Linked Name of Grant Submission Date
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) Award Due July 16
Canadian Blood Services Blood Efficiency Accelerator Program Competition Due July 15
Canadian Cancer Society Challenge Grants Abstract Due July 28
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Royal Canadian Legion Masters Scholarship Application Due August 5
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship Application Due August 5
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research The Dr. Mark Zamorski Award Application Due August 5
CIFR The Future of Being Human Due August 17
CIHR Full list of grants
CIHR Catalyst Grant : Alcohol research to inform health policies and interventions Due August 19
CIHR Chair : The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women’s Brain Health and Aging Due October 5
CIHR Operating Grant : Understanding and mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children, youth and families in Canada Due July 27
CIHR Operating Grant : COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Due August 10
CIHR Team Grant : Healthy Cities Implementation Science (HCIS) Team Grants Due August 11
CIHR Official Language Minority Communities in Health Research Due October 5
The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation CSES Research Grant Due September 30
The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Community Innovation Award Due September 30
Department of Defense (US) Multiple Calls and Programs
Government of Alberta Supporting Psychological Health in First Responders (SPHIFR) First responders’ mental health grants Due August 3
Government of Canada New Frontiers in Research Fund - 2021 Exploration Competition NOI due August 10
Fulbright Canada Fulbright Grants for Canadian Scholars in the US for 2022/2023 Due November 15
GlycoNet Request for Proposals International Partnerships GlycoNet – Academia Sinica 2021–2022 Due August 31
GlycoNet Clinical Partnerships Due August 31
GlycoNet Translational Grants Due August 31
GlycoNet Strategic Initiatives Due August 31
NSERC Discovery Grants Program Due August 3
Ontario Genomics Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) Draft EOI due August 10
Ontario Health Data Platform COVID 19 Challenge Question Expression of Interest-Accepted on a rolling basis
Public Health Agency of Canada The Intersectoral Action Fund Due July 12
SSHRC 2021 Aid to Scholarly Journals Due September 10
SSHRC Imagining Canada’s Future Ideas Lab: Canada and the Circular Economy: Stage 1: Call for Participants for Virtual Workshop Due July 16
SSHRC Connection Grants Due August 1


Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) Information

For a full listing of funding opportunities please see the University databases

For internal funding opportunities, please log in to the NOSM Sharepoint platform

Northern Ontario

NOAMA Clinical Opportunities Innovation Fund

“The intent of the Clinical Innovation Opportunities Fund is to support physician clinical faculty in the development and implementation of new evidence based enhancements within their clinical practices which positively impact direct patient care.”

NOAMA AFP Innovations Fund

“The AFP Innovation Fund provides funding to support the development of new and innovative approaches in health care delivery, and to support leadership in the dissemination of knowledge across the healthcare system.”

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) Intern

Funding is available for organizations located in Northern Ontario to provide first time full-time employment in a related field to recent university and college graduates. The program will support innovation, economic/community development and capacity building within communities.


Ministry Research Funding Opportunities

Outlines funding opportunities supported by MOHLTC and partners.

Physicians Services Incorporated

“The Foundation’s granting interests are in two areas: education of practicing physicians and health research with an emphasis on research relevant to patient care.”


Canadian Foundation for Innovation

“The CFI’s funding architecture is designed to deliver on the CFI’s mandate by meeting the current needs of the research community, its partners and stakeholders. The CFI funding architecture covers the full spectrum of infrastructure: projects to attract a leading researcher; team-led innovative projects that have a structuring effect for an institution or a region; and large-scale national projects.”

Canadian Institution of Health Research

“CIHR provides funding opportunities for four themes of health research: Biomedical, Clinical, Health systems services, Social, cultural, environmental and population health.”

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

“NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects.”

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

“The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.” 

Other Health-Related Funding Opportunities

Royal College Awards for Residents and New Investigators

Other Opportunities

The following list contains a selection of information databases on projects funded by other agencies. Click on the link to access the funding database for the corresponding agency.