External funding opportunities

Directory of current external funding opportunities available to Institute researchers

O’Brien Institute support for CIHR’s special Fall funding opportunities
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Travel Awards for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and new investigators
Launched twice a year: June and December
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Planning and Dissemination Grants
Launched twice per year: July and January
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Heart and Stroke funding
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CIHR - Pre-announcement: Policy Research for Health System Transformation
Program launch: May 18, 2022
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Mental Health in the Early Years Implementation Science Team Grants
Application deadline: June 2022
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Team Grant : E-Rare-6 Joint Transnational Call
Application deadline: June 15, 2022
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GROWW: Health Research Training Platform
Application deadline: June 30, 2022
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Training Grant: Patient-Oriented Research Training Grant - Health System Stream
Application deadline: Sept 8, 2022
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Operating Grant : 14th JPIAMR transnational call for research projects (2022)
Application deadline: July 5, 2022
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More COVID-19 Research opportunities and funding
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Alberta Multiculturalism, Indigenous and Inclusion Grant Program
Annual application deadlines: Sept. 1, Mar. 1 
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Study abroad funding
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SSHRC Connection Grants 
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November 2021 Connection Grants
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Alberta Innovates Supporting technology adoption for health providers
Continuous intake 
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URGC SSHRC Exchange Partnership Seed Grants 
Multiple opportunities available
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Government of Canada Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research
Multiple opportunities available 
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Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program 
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MSI Foundation Research Grant 
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Annual opportunity, deadlines updated when known.

MITACS Accelerate 
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Graduate Award Competition
The Graduate Award Competition (GAC) encompasses a broad range of awards funded by donors and the University of Calgary. Deadlines vary by program.
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Government of Canada Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research
Multiple opportunities available 
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Pre-Announcement: Transforming Health with Integrated Care (THINC) Implementation Science Team Grants
Expected launch date: June 2022
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Alberta Innovates: Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) – Validate Progam
Intake form deadline: May 15, 2022
Interested faculty who would like to apply for this competition should contact Adam Kirkby.

NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award 2022
Sponsor Application Deadline: May 15, 2022
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2022 Ignite Innovation Grants
Sponsor Deadline: May 16, 2022
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Canadian Cancer Society: Accelerator Grants
Abstract registration deadline: May 25, 2022
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Alberta Labour and Immigration/AB Government: Supporting Psychological Health in First Responders 
Internal deadline: June 8, 2022
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Tri-Agency New Frontiers in Research Fund: 2022 Exploration Competition
Internal deadline: June 21, 2022
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Mitacs Elevate
Internal deadline: June 30, 2022
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The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research
Application deadline: July 15, 2022
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NSERC Alliance Grant
Application deadline: Dec. 31, 2023 
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