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Lassonde announces new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Seed Funding

This funding initiative allows us to focus on enhancing our inclusive research culture and enabling change-makers to lead and design activities that enable EDI culture at Lassonde and beyond.

Read more and apply here.

Lassonde OCI/NSERC information session: how to apply for a combined OCI/NSERC Alliance grant

November 24, 2021

10:30 am – noon

Please e-mail Christina.Corre@lassonce.yorku.ca for Zoom link.

Obligatory Security Assessment form

As of July 12, 2021, a National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships’ Risk Assessment form needs to be submitted for each Alliance application that partners with a private partner.

If you are planning an Alliance application with a private-sector partner, please contact us.


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

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 Internal Deadline Final Agency Deadline
Emerging Asocial SocietySSHRCup to $30,0001 yearDecember 3December 17
Open Research Area – 7th callSSHRC/ANR/ESRC$400,0002-3 yearsNovember 3November 17
Transformation 2022Tri-Council: New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)Up to $4M6 yearsiNOI
closed
LOI
December 4, 2022
Full application
September 6, 2022
NOI
November 2
LOI
January 4, 2022
Full application
September 20, 2022
Special Call: Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic ContextTri-Council: New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)Up to $250,000 (incl. 25% indirect costs)1 yearNOI
To LSE for full review, Sept 7

Full application
To LSE for full review, October 12
NOI
To Agency, September 26

Full application To Agency, October 26
Innovation FundCanada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)Internal Draft
To LSE, October 1
Research Tools and Instruments (RTI)NSERCUp to $150,0001 yearTo LSE for full review, October 11To Agency, October 25
Flights and Fieldwork for the Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST 2021)Canadian Space Agency (CSA)Up to $300,000Up to 3 yearsTo LSE for full review, October 1To Agency, October 15
Supplements to the NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2021Canadian Space Agency (CSA)$20,0001 yearNATo Agency, January 7, 2022
J&J WiSTEM2D Scholars Award ProgramJohnson & Johnson$50,000 US per year3 yearsNotify LSE of interest, September 1To Agency, October 15
Research Grants ProgramAtaxia Canada Foundation$15K – $50K per yearUp to 2 yearsTo LSE for full review, September 16To Agency, September 30
Race, Gender and Diversity InitiativeSSHRCUp to $450,0003 yearsTo LSE for full review, Nov 1To Agency, November 15
Insight GrantsSSHRC$7,000 – $400,0002 – 5 yearsTo LSE for full review, Sept 17To Agency, October 1
SSHRC Connection Grants SSHRCEvents
$7K – $25K

Outreach Activities
up to $50K
1 yearTo LSE for full review Oct 18To Agency November 1
NSERC Discovery GrantNSERCVariable5 years*Notice of Intent*
closed

Full Application
E-mail Christina Corre for details
*Notice of intent*
closed

Full Application
To Agency, November 1, 2021
NFRF Exploration NFRF$125,000 per year (including indirect costs)Up to 2 years*Notice of Intent*
Closed

Full Application
To LSE for full review, October 5, 2021
*Notice of Intent*
Closed

Final Application
To Agency, October 19, 2021
NSERC Idea to InnovationNSERCVariableVariableTo LSE for full review, December 5, 2021To Agency, January 5, 2022
Ataxia Canada Foundation
Research Grants Program
Ataxia Canada Foundation$15,000 – $50,000Up to 2 yearsTo LSE for full review September 16, 2021To Agency, September 30, 2021
Fullbright Canada Research Chairs ProgramFullbright Canada$25,000 – $50,000 USD4 – 9 months To LSE for full review,, November 1, 2021To Agency, November 15, 2021
Traditional Fulbright Scholar AwardFullbright Canada$12,500 USD4 monthsTo LSE for full review, November 1, 2021To Agency, November 15, 2021
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Global Call for Ideas – The Future of Being Human
CIFARAfter approval from CIFARNo time limit*Registration*
closed

Letter of Intent
To LSE for full review, January 12, 2022
*Registration*
closed

Letter of Intent
To Agency, January 26, 2022
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering

Opportunities with rolling submission

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 – Option 1NSERC$20,000 – $1,000,0001 – 5 yearsMust submit to LSE for approval

*new security requirements for applications with private partners – contact LSE for more information*
Rolling
Alliance – Option 2NSERC$30,000 – $300,0001 – 5 yearsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
NSERC Idea to Innovation NSERCVariableVariableLSE requires a full review, the next application cycle is posted above.To Agency:
January 5, 2021
March 29, 2021
June 28, 2021
September 27, 2021
Mitacs Accelerate


MitacsStarts at $15,000
(Now with a discount for SME partners)
Starts at 4-6 monthsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Mitacs Business Strategy InternshipMitacsUp to $15,000 4 monthsRollingRolling
Ontario Centre of Innovation
Voucher for Innovation Productivity (VIP)


Ontario Centre of Innovation$20,000 – $150,000 / year6 months – 24 monthsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
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
EDI Seed FundingLassonde School of EngineeringVariableVariableRollingN/A
York Indigenous Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $3,000VariableRollingN/A
York Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $6,000VariableRollingN/A