Project Grant Program

At a glance

The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports research projects proposed and conducted by individual researchers or groups of researchers in all areas of health. The best ideas may stem from:

  • new, incremental, innovative, and/or high-risk lines of inquiry; or,
  • knowledge translation approaches.

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Eligibility

The Project Grant program is open to researchers at any career stage to build and conduct health-related research and knowledge translation projects across CIHR's mandate.

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Next important dates

  • Notice of Decision for the Spring 2021 Project Grant Competition: July 22, 2021
  • Registration deadline for the Fall 2021 Project Grant Competition: August 18, 2021
  • Application deadline for the Fall 2021 Project Grant Competition:  September 15, 2021
  • Funding Start date for the Spring 2021 Project Grant Competition: October 1, 2021
  • Release of Notice of Recommendation for the Fall 2021 Project Grant Competition: January 19, 2022
  • Notice of Decision for the Fall 2021 Project Grant Competition: February 2, 2022
  • Funding Start date for the Fall 2021 Project Grant Competition: April 1, 2022

Contact us

Officers are available Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.

Telephone: 613-954-1968
Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178
support-soutien@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

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