External funding opportunities

Directory of current external funding opportunities available to Institute researchers

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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Project Grant : Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
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Trainee Funding:

Health System Impact Fellowship
Application deadline: Feb. 18, 2021 
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Chair: Applied Public Health
Application deadline: Mar. 18, 2021 
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Operating Grant : HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research (2021)
Application deadline: Apr. 23, 2021 
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Team Grant: Indirect Socio-Economic Burden of Inherited Diseases
Application deadline: Apr. 29, 2021
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Team Grant: E-Rare-5 Joint Transnational Call (2021)
Application deadline: Jun. 10, 2021 
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Training Grant: Health Research Training Platform (2021/22 Pilot)
Application deadline: Jun. 22, 2021 
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Team Grant: Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness
Application deadline: Jul. 5, 2021 
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Operating Grant: 13th JPIAMR transnational call for research projects (2021)
Application deadline: Jul. 7, 2021 
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Team Grant: Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solution 
Application deadline: Jul. 9, 2021 
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Team Grant : Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant 
Application deadline: Jul. 29, 2021 
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Team Grant : Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North (2021-2022)
Application deadline: Feb. 25, 2022 
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COVID-19 Research opportunities and funding
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SSHRC 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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CSES Research Grant
Application deadline: Feb. 25, 2021 
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Allied Health Kidney Research Grants
Application deadline: Feb. 27, 2021 
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The Global Women's Institute Building GBV Evidence in Refugee and Humanitarian Settings Grant
Application deadline: Feb. 29, 2021 
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Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) with Aralez Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. 2020 Research Grant in Allergic Rhinitis
Application deadline: Apr. 2, 2020 
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Kidney Health Research Grants
Application deadline: Mar. 11, 2021 
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AHS Research and Innovation Seed Grants 2021-2022
Application deadline: Mar. 15, 2021 
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IDRC - Closing the Justice Gap 
Application deadline: Mar. 17, 2021 
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Choosing Wisely Alberta Research Funding Proposals 2021 
Application deadline: Mar. 29, 2021 
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Agriculture Funding Consortium - Research and Innovation Program 
Application deadline: Apr. 6, 2021 
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WCB-AB Research Program
Application deadline: Apr. 6, 2021 
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UCalgary Killam Memorial Chair 
Application deadline: Apr. 15, 2021 
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Cancer SCN 2020/21 Innovation Pipeline Grant Competition
Application deadline: May 7, 2021 
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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) 
Application deadline: Dec. 31, 2023 
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