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FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES

CFI-JELF Fund

CFI John R. Evans Leadership Fund (CFI-JELF) 2022-2023
York University has a new CFI JELF allocation covering time from 2022-2025. Lassonde has a selection process to pick top applicants to be forwarded to CFI. We will be selecting one application per call, twice per year until 2025. We are inviting all eligible faculty members to submit an application to the internal Lassonde competition.
Maximum Value: $280K
Lassonde internal deadline – November 30, 2022
Final application to agency – February 15, 2023
Eligibility and more information: See Funding Call

Mitacs Globalink Research Award Thematic Call

Globalink Research Award Thematic Call
Funds an international research project on themes including but are not limited to; Advanced computing (AI and Quantum technologies), Clean technologies, Global Health, and Open theme: Social and scientific innovation.
Value: $6K
Duration: 12 weeks – 24 weeks
Eligibility: Must be eligible to hold Tri-Agency funding
Deadlines: To LSE – November 21 | to ORS – November 23 | to agency – November 25, 8:00 pm

AI for Manufacturing Challenge (AI4M)

AI For Manufacturing Challenge (AI4M)
Value: Total Project Costs $2M – $8M – NGen will reimburse 35% of total eligible project costs.
Eligibility: Must be organizational member of NGen | Register for free
Webinar: Link | November 17, 11:30 AM ET
Deadlines:
Round 1: Project Screening Deadline (EOI): To LSE – November 17 | to ORS: November 21 | to agency – November 23
Round 1 of projects: To LSE – December 1 | to ORS – December 5 | to agency – December 7
Round 2 of projects: To LSE – February 22, 2023 | to ORS February 24, 2023 | to agency – February 28, 2023


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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Opportunities with Submission Deadlines

An ORS Checklist is needed for all grant applications – 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.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst LSE Deadline Final Agency Deadline
Globalink Research Award Thematic CallMitacs$6K12 weeks – 24 weeksNovember 21, 2022November 25, 2022 – 8:00 pm
Early Researcher AwardOntario$100K + $50K matched by Faculty October 13, 2022December 1, 2022 – 5:00 pm
Royal Society of Canada (RSC) College of New Scholars, Artists and ScientistsRoyal Society of CanadaN/AUp to 7 yearsDecember 1, 2022
Royal Society of Canada (RSC) FellowsRoyal Society of CanadaN/AForeverDecember 1, 2022
New Frontiers in Research Fund 2022 Horizon Global Platform CompetitionGovernment of CanadaUp to $250K/yearUp to 2 yearsOne week after the Horizon Europe application deadline for an eligible call to which an application you were part of was submitted, or November 25, 2022 (whichever is later) Two weeks after the review results from a Horizon Europe call are communicated to the project team, or December 1, 2022 (whichever is later) 
2023 Curtis W. McGraw Research Award NominationsEngineering Research Council$1,500 honorarium and a certificate, as well as reasonable travel costs, up to $750, to attend the Engineering Research Council (ERC) Annual Conference in March, 2023December 2, 2022
CNSC Small Modular Reactors Research Grant Initiative – NSERCNSERCUp to $120K/yearUp to 3 yearsDecember 7, 2022December 13, 2022 (a second call is expected to be announced in 2025)
Knowledge Synthesis Grants (KSG)SSHRCUp to $30K1 yearDecember 13, 2022December 15, 2022
CHS/PFIZER Care Until Cure Research ProgramCanadian Hemophilia SocietyUp to $75K/year, Maximum of $150KUp to 3 yearsNovember 30, 2022December 16, 2022
Dream of a Cure Research ProgramCanadian Hemophilia SocietyUp to $75K/year, Maximum of $150KUp to 3 yearsDecember 12, 2022December 16, 2022
INOVAIT Pilot Fund CallINOVAITUp to $125K9 – 15 monthsDecember 15, 2022December 21, 2022, 2:59 am ET
York – Massey FellowshipsYork UniversityA shared office space in the College for a period of eight months during the academic year, and the status of a full Senior Resident of the College. 8 months; membership lasts for as long as recipient chooses to maintain it.January 9, 2023
Community Based Project and Participatory Evaluation Program GrantOntario HIV Treatment Network$50K-$300K/yearUp to 2 yearsJanuary 10, 2023January 16, 2023
Banting Research Foundation: Discovery AwardBanting Research FoundationUp to $30KNovember 25, 2022January 24, 2023
National Women’s Health Research Initiative: Pan-Canadian Women’s Health Coalition – HubsCIHR Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) in partnership with Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE)Up to $840K Up to 4 yearsDecember 1, 2022February 1, 2023
Mitacs Elevate Fall 2022 CallMitacsStandard$60K/year with a minimum stipend of $55K | Thematic $80K/year with a minimum stipend of $70KUp to 2 yearsFebruary 2, 2023February 8, 2023 – 8:00 pm ET
Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program Phase II – 2022–2023 competitionInternational Development Research CentreSix grants worth up to $1.4M eachUp to 2 yearsJanuary 11, 2023February 16, 2023 – 8:00 pm
Simon Foundation – Early Career Investigator in Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Evaluation AwardsSimons Foundation$270K USD/year3 yearsNovember 2, 2022 – 12:00 pmFebruary 17, 2023
AI For Manufacturing Challenge (AI4M)Next Generation Manufacturing CanadaTotal Project Costs $2M – $8M – NGen will reimburse 35% of total eligible project costs.November 17, 2022February 28, 2023
NSERC and the German Research Foundation (DFG)NSERC$100K/yearUp to 3 yearsDecember 1, 2022June 6, 2023 – 11:00 am
Research Data Management Capacity Building InitiativeSSHRC$7K-$25K for Events |  $7K-$50K for Outreach activities 1 yearOctober 28, 2022August 1, 2023
The UAE Program for Rain Enhancement Science – National Centre of MeteorologyNational Center of Meteorology UAE Rain Enhancement ProgramUp to $1.5M – Max of $550K/year3 years4 business days before submission in February 2023August 2023
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering

Opportunities with Rolling Submissions

An ORS Checklist is needed for all grant applications – 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.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal Deadline Final Agency Deadline
Alliance Catalyst GrantNSERC$25K1 yearTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Alliance Collaboration GrantNSERCUp to $100K/year (will match value obtained by international collaborator)Up to 3 yearsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Alliance International Quantum GrantsNSERCUp to $25K1 yearTo LSE – 4 business days before submissionRolling
Alliance Quantum GrantsNSERC$50K-$300K/year1-5 yearsTo LSE – 4 business days before submissionRolling until October 31, 2023
Alliance – Option 1NSERC$20K-$1M1-5 yearsFor applications involving private-sector partner, a National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships’ Risk Assessment form and draft proposal needs to be submitted to LSE two weeks before submission

Application review:
To LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submission
Rolling
Alliance – Option 2NSERC$30K – $300K1-5 yearsFor applications involving private-sector partner, a National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships’ Risk Assessment form and draft proposal needs to be submitted to LSE two weeks before submission

Application review:
To LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submission
Rolling
Data Access Grants – Canadian Statistical Sciences InstituteCANSSI OntarioUp to $5KN/ATo LSE – 4 business days before submissionRolling
Incubator GrantOntario HIV Treatment Network$50K-$300K/yearUp to 2 yearsMonthly uptake of proposalsMonthly uptake of proposals
Mitacs AccelerateMitacsStarts at $15K
(Now with a discount for SME partners)
Starts at 4-6 monthsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Mitacs Business Strategy InternshipMitacsUp to $15K4 monthsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Ontario Centre of Innovation
Voucher for Innovation Productivity (VIP)
Ontario Centre of Innovation$20K-$150K/year6 months-2 yearsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Special Response Fund for Ukrainian traineesNSERC$20-$45K depending on level1 yearTo LSE – 4 business days prior to submissionContinuous intake until December 22
Twitter API for Academic ResearchTwitterAccess to Twitter data for research
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering

Internal Funding Opportunities

 Visit this link to see internal funding opportunities at the bottom of the page.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal DeadlineAgency Deadline
CFI John R. Evans Leadership Fund (CFI-JELF) 2022-2023York UniversityUp to $280KVariableNovember 30February 15, 2023
EDI Seed FundingLassonde School of EngineeringVariableVariableDecember 1N/A
York Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $6KVariableRollingN/A (Applicants are limited to one application per calendar year)
York Indigenous Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $3KVariableRollingN/A