Funding Opportunities

This list of funding opportunities is compiled with information available on organization websites. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please go directly to the organization listed. For questions or additional information, contact Karen Metcalfe, WCRG Assistant Director.

UWindsor applicants: Please send to Natasha Wiebe, Office of Research & Innovation Services: (a) Word files of draft application, and  (b) ORIS form signed by you, your area head, and dean. Send documents at least 1 week prior to funding organization’s deadline for institutional approval; and earlier if you would like feedback to strengthen your proposal

Organization Program/Grant (amount)

LOI/Registration deadline

Proposal deadline1

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Numerous opportunities that fund childhood cancer research Varies Varies
Arnold P. Gold Research Institute Presidential Program Grants Not applicable Continuous
Research Grants Not applicable Continuous
Astrazeneca Openinnovation See website for details
Banting Research Foundation Discovery Awards Not applicable March
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Research Grants Not applicable April 30
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Innovation Award January April
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation National Grants Program2 To be announced To be announced
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation – Ontario Region Research Project Grant Program September October
Fellowship Program September October
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute3 Innovation Grants February 15 April 1
Innovation Grants August 15 October 1
Innovation to Impact Grants February 15 April 1
Innovation to Impact Grants August 15 October 1
Impact Grants March 25 Sept. 1
Quality of Life Research Grants July 2 November 1
Knowledge to Action Grants December 15 March 1
Capacity Development Awards in Prevention Not applicable April 1
Prevention Research Grants January 15 April 15
CCS-Partner Prevention Research Grants February 1 July 5
Canadian Liver Foundation Operating Grants Not applicable March
Cancer Care Ontario None at this time
Cancer Research Society Operating Grant Competition December February
CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant Not applicable Jan. 7, 2016
Project Scheme Jan. 18, 2016 March 1, 2016
The College of Family Physicians of Canada Janus Research Grants Not applicable March
The Dana Foundation David Mahoney Neuroimaging Grant Program Not applicable April
Gateway for Cancer Research Clinical Trials Grants Not applicable Year round
Grant for Oncology Innovation Grant To be announced To be announced
Harry J Lloyd Charitable Trust Melanoma Research Grants Not applicable Nov. 10, 2015
Human Frontier Science Program Research Grants To be announced To be announced
James S. McDonnell Foundation Collaborative Activity Awards Continuous Continuous
The Kidney Foundation of Canada Biomedical Research Grants Sept. 1, 2015 Oct. 1, 2015
Allied Health Research Grant Not applicable Oct. 15, 2015
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Translational Grants February March
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada Operating Grants Not applicable February
Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation Complementary and Alternative Medicine Continuous
Lymphoma Research Foundation Lymphoma Research Foundation Grant Program Sept. 2, 2015 Sept. 2, 2015
Lung Cancer Research Foundation Grants Not applicable July
Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research Grants To be announced To be announced
Melanoma Research Alliance Requests for Proposals To be announced To be announced
Mitacs Accelerate Continuous
Globalink Continuous
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Senior Research Awards Not applicable March
Myeloma Canada Research Grant Not applicable October
Ontario Institute of Cancer Research (OICR) None at this time Not applicable To be announced
Ontario Trillium Foundation Community Grants Program – Promising Young People Action Area Not applicable August
December
Ovarian Cancer Canada OCC-CRS Operating Grants TBD TBD
Pancreatic Cancer Canada Innovative Grants Not applicable To be announced
POGO Seed Funding Grant Oct. 5, 2015 Nov. 16, 2015
Prostate Cancer Canada Discovery Grants February April
Rising Star September October
Team Grants November March
Translation Acceleration Grant To be announced To be announced
Rasch Foundation Health and Medical Research Grants Continuous
Rising Tide Foundation Cancer Research Funding Program Three Funding Cycles
See Website for details
Susan G Komen Various Programs See website for details
Terry Fox Research Institute Program Project Grants July November
WECCCF Seeds4Hope July August
Worldwide Cancer Research Funding for researchers Not applicable April and October

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1 UWindsor applicants: Please send to Natasha Wiebe, Office of Research & Innovation Services: (a) Word files of draft application, and  (b) ORIS form signed by you, your area head, and dean. Send documents at least 1 week prior to funding organization’s deadline for institutional approval; and earlier if you would like feedback to strengthen your proposal

2 Offered every 2 years

3 When a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the next business day will be considered the deadline date. Applications must be submitted online [EGRAMS] by 5:00 p.m. EDT/EST

*The WCRG is not responsible for any errors listed on this page. All deadlines should be checked against the listed organization’s website.