Grants & Fellowships

 
Click "learn more" to see current funding opportunities. To see the details of each opportunity, click on each title.
 
For further information on funding calls, please contact Paulina Karwowska-Desaulniers (paulina.karwowska-desaulniers@lassonde.yorku.ca) or Christina Corre (christina.corre@lassonde.yorku.ca).
 
Below you will find grants and fellowships listed under New Funding Opportunities, Grants and Fellowships, and Rolling Deadlines.
 
 
The link will take you to a sign-in page. Once signed in, you will be redirected to the correct page, and the checklist will be automatically downloaded.
 

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Lassonde Innovation Fund
Deadline: March 9, 2020
Please contact Christina Corre for guidelines and application forms.

NFRF - 2020 Horizon Global Platform Competition
Value: $125,000 (incl. overhead) per year
Duration: 1-4 years
Deadlines: 2 weeks after the Horizon call deadline

CIHR: Rapid research response to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Value: Up to $1M/year
Duration: Up to 2 years
Deadline:
ORS deadline - Feb 14, 2020
Agency deadline - Feb 18, 2020

Fields Research Exchange Program
Value: help with travel costs
Duration: flexible
Deadline: Feb 15, June 15, Oct 15 each year

Reminder: OCE AVIN - Talent Development - Students
Value: $10,000 + equal match from partner
Duration: 4 months
Eligibility: Final-year undergraduate students or graduate student, or recent undergraduates and Masters graduates within three years of graduation from an Ontario-based post-secondary institution.
Deadline: Rolling

Reminder: OCE AVIN - Talent Development - Postdocs
Value: $35K from OCE + $50K from partner
Duration: 1  year
Eligibility: Fellows must hold a PhD from within the last five years from an Ontario University.
Deadline: Rolling

NSERC - Science Communication Skills grant (pilot)
Value: $20k
Duration: 1 Year
Deadline:
Submission of a full application  -  May 15, 2020

ECCC & Health Canada: Increasing Knowledge on Plastic Pollution
Value: Up to $200K per year
Duration: 2 years
Deadline:
Submission to ORS – March 6, 2020
Submission to agency – March 20, 2020 by 11:59 pm EST

ECCC - The Environmental Damages Fund (EDF)
Value: Variable
Duration: Variable
Deadline:
ORS deadline - February 4, 2020
Agency deadline - February 18, 2020

ECCC - The Great Lakes Protection Initiative
Value: variable
Duration: up to 3 years
Deadline:
ORS deadline - February 18, 2020
Agency deadline - March 3, 2020

ECCC - Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk
Value: $25k - $100k per project
Duration: 1 - 3 years
Deadline:
ORS deadline - February 13, 2020
Agency deadline - February 27, 2020

Genome Canada - LSARP: Natural Resources & the Environment
Value: $1M - $3M (equal amounts of co-funding required)
Duration: Up to 4 years
Deadlines: March 2, 2020 - draft registration due at Ontario Genomics
Applicants need to contact Diana Frasca asap.

Simons Foundation: Sex Differences in Autism
Value: Up to $8M
Duration: Up to 4 years
Deadlines: April 21, 2020 - LOI deadline
Applicants need to contact Diana Frasca asap.

Weston Brain Institute - Call for Letters of Intent for Alzheimer's and Related Diseases
Value: $300k to $1.5M (details enclosed) 
Duration: 18 month to 3 years (details enclosed)
Deadlines:
Submission of Letter of Intent (LOI) to ORS for review – March 13, 2020
Submission of full proposal to ORS for review – July 21, 2020

Weston Brain Institute - Call for Letters of Intent for Parkinson’s and Related Diseases
Value: $300k to $1.5M (details enclosed) 
Duration: 18 month to 3 years (details enclosed)
Deadlines:
Submission of Letter of Intent (LOI) to ORS for review – April 16, 2020
Submission of full proposal to ORS for review – September 8, 2020

Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund
Value:
Inquiry Projects – Up to $100K
Impact Projects – Up to $250K
Duration:
Project start date will be 1 year from the date of signing the transfer payment agreement.  Projects must be completed by March 31, 2021.
Deadline: 
Submission to ORS – February 3, 2020
Submission to agency – February 17, 2020 by 11:59pm

Canadian Cancer Society - 2020 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition
Value:
Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award - $50K
Part 2: Operating Grant - $75K/year
Duration:
Part 1: Postdoctoral Salary Award – 1 year
Part 2: Operating Grant – 2 years
Deadline:
Submission of full application to ORS for review – April 10, 2020
Submission of full application to agency – April 24, 2020, 11:59 pm (EST)

SSHRC Horizon 2020 Migration Call
Value: $75K to $200K
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadline:
Application submission to ORS for full review – February 27, 2020

 


PREVIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

Alberta Innovates: Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge
Value: Up to $50,000 in phase I (more in subsequent phases)
Duration: N/A
Deadline: 
Phase 1 application deadline - April 7, 2020

CIHR Project Grant
Value: not stated
Duration: not stated
Deadline: 
Registration Deadline - February 5, 2020
Application Deadline -  March 3, 2020

European Commission/CIHR 2020 - Pre-clinical Research: Rare Diseases
Value: Up to $150K/year
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadlines:

Full proposal and CIHR abbreviated proposal due at ORS – June 2, 2020

IDEaS Sandbox: Corrosion Detection in Ships
Value: 50% of participation cost (details)
Duration: Not stated
Deadline: February 19, 2020

Genome Canada: Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) – Round 19
Value: $300,000 to $6 million
Duration: 2 to 3 years maximum
Deadline:
EOI due at agency - February 10, 2020
Additional deadlines apply

CSA: Geospace Observatory (GO) Canada 2020-2023
Value: Up to $240K per year
Duration: 2.5 years
Deadlines:
Lassonde deadline – February 20, 2020
Obligatory ORS deadline – February 23, 2020
Agency deadline – February 28, 2020

CSA: travel grants for graduate students attending COSPAR
Value: $4,510
Deadline: 
Application deadline - February 28, 2020

CSA: travel grants for students attending IAC
Value: $3,600 per grant
Deadline: 
Application deadline:  May 14, 2020

Reminder: OCE AVIN - Talent Development - Students
Value: $10,000 + equal match from partner
Duration: 4 months
Eligibility: Final-year undergraduate students or graduate student, or recent undergraduates and Masters graduates within three years of graduation from an Ontario-based post-secondary institution.
Deadline: Rolling

Reminder: OCE AVIN - Talent Development - Postdocs
Value: $35K from OCE + $50K from partner
Duration: 1  year
Eligibility: Fellows must hold a PhD from within the last five years from an Ontario University.
Deadline: Rolling


The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board - 2020 Grants Program Call for Proposals
Value: Up to $200K/year
Duration: 2 years
Deadlines:
Submission to ORS for review – January 31, 2020
Submission to agency – February 14, 2020 by 4:00pm

New Frontiers in Research Fund - Transformation Stream Competition
Value: $1.6M - $3.2M
Duration: up to 6 years
Deadline:
mandatory workshop: January 24, 2020
NOI - Updated - February 18, 2020
LOI - April 15, 2020

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar
Value: $100k total
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: 
Application deadline – February 5, 2020

Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program
Value: $1.65M 
Duration: over 6 years
Deadline:
iNOI deadline - March 16, 2020*
*applicants need to contact pkd@yorku.ca asap


Weston Brain Institute - neurodegenerative disease - clinical trials
Value: $1.5M
Duration: 4 years
Deadline: rolling deadline

Canadian Cancer Society - Emerging Scholar Award and the Junior Investigator Grant Panel Travel Award
Value: $120k for the Emerging Scholar Award
Duration: 5 years for the Emerging Scholar Award
Deadline: Submission to agency - February 5

Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award - dystonia
Value: Up to $25K
Duration: 1 year
Deadlines
Submission to ORS – January 31, 2020
Submission to agency – February 14, 2020

CIHR/NSERC: Human Frontier Science Program for International Collaborations
Value: Up to $450K per year
Duration: 3 years
Deadlines: TBD

Mitacs: Canadian Science Policy Fellowship
Value: $70K - $80K
Duration: 1 year
Deadlines:
Submission to ORS - Jan 22, 2020
Submission to agency - Feb 5, 2020

SSHRC Insight Development Grants - 2020 Competition
Value: $7,000 - $75,000
Duration: 1 – 2 years
Deadlines
Submission to ORS for review – January 20, 2020
Submission to agency – February 2, 2020

CIHR-JDRF: stem-cell research for Type 1 Diabetes
Value: Up to $600K per year
Duration: 5 years
Deadlines:
Registration – January 29, 2020
ORS deadline – February 19, 2020
Agency deadline – March 4, 2020

Mitacs: Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship
Value:
$55,000 minimum annual stipend/salary (for fellowships awarded after April 1, 2018)
Training curriculum valued at $7,500 per year
Duration: 2 years
Deadlines:
Letter of Intent and Conflict of Interest Declaration submission to agency – January 8, 2020 by 5pm PT
Application submission to agency – February 19, 2020

Genome Canada Large-Scale Applied Research Project competition - Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment
Value: $1 million to $3 million per project
Duration: 4 Years
Deadline: Registration deadline - March 2020

SSHRC Partnership Grants 
Value: $500k to $2.5M
Duration: 4-7 years
Deadline: 
Letter of Intent - Feb 14, 2020
Full Application (by invitation only) - Oct 29, 2020

Training Grant: CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP)
Update: internal Notice of Intent (iNOI) required, details enclosed.
Value: up to $5.1M
Duration: N/A
Deadline:
Letter of Intent – December 10, 2019
Application deadline – August 27, 2020

OCE Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) Program
Value: Up to $150,000
Duration: 6 to 24 months
Deadline: rolling

SSHRC Connection Grants: Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research
Value:
Events - $7K to $25K
Outreach Activities - $7K to $50K
Duration: 1 year
Deadline:
ORS deadline for full review – October 18, 2019, and  January 20, 2020
Agency deadline – November 1, 2019, and February 1, 2020

SOSCIP - Collaborative Projects
Value: ND
Duration: 6 months - 2 years
Deadline: rolling

OCE: Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network - Talent Development - Students
Value: $10,000 + equal match from partner
Duration: 4 months
Eligibility: Final-year undergraduate students or graduate student, or recent undergraduates and Masters graduates within three years of graduation from an Ontario-based post-secondary institution.
Deadline: Rolling

OCE: Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network - Talent Development - Postdocs
Value: $35K from OCE + $50K from partner
Duration: 1  year
Eligibility: Fellows must hold a PhD from within the last five years from an Ontario University.
Deadline: Rolling

NCGR - The Spectrum Of Gambling Behaviors And Policy-relevant Research
Value:
Seed grant - $30k/year
Large grant - $75k/year
Travel Grant - $1.5k/year
Duration: 1-2 years
Deadline: variable (more details enclosed)

Cancer Research Society - Translational Research Partnership Program
Value: up to $1.5M
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS for review – 10 working days before agency submission
Submission of LOI to agency – Rolling deadline

Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium
Value: TBD
Duration: TBD
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS - 10 working days before agency
Submission of LOI to agency - Rolling deadline

Cancer Research Society - Translational Research Partnership Program
Value: Max $1.5M
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS for review – 10 working days before submission to the agency
Submission of LOI to agency – Rolling deadline

Lassonde Grant Writing Support Fund
Value: contact the research support team for more details
Deadlines: rolling

Weston Brain Institute - Early Phase Clinical Trials
Value: Up to $1.5M
Duration: Up to 4 years
Deadlines: LOI - rolling deadline

Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas Canada
Value: $5M - $20M
Duration: Approximately 5 years
Deadlines: LOI - rolling deadline

The Simon Foundation's Autism Research Initiative: Explorer Awards
Value: Up to $80K (including indirect costs)
Duration:1 year
Deadline: rolling

The Simon Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division: Targeted Grants in MPS program
Value: flexible
Duration: Up to 5 years
Deadlines: Rolling

Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship
Value: Up to $80K (including $36K from partner)
Duration: 36 months
Deadline: rolling

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants
Value: $7k - $25k
Duration: 1 year
Deadline:  4 times per year

 


CIHR updates: link