RESEARCH BULLETIN: 02 OCTOBER 2018

INTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

SSHRC Exchange - KMb Grant Program

SSHRC Explore Grant Program

SSHRC Exchange - Conference Grant Program

Funding for Indigenous Scholarly Events and Outreach Activities

 

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

International Development Research Centre (IDRC): Boosting Decent Employment for Africa's Youth

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) and Cure Dystonia Now (CDN): Request for Applications

Canadian Institute for Military & Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR): Literature Review on "The Utility of Melatonin Interventions in PTSD"

Motor Neurone Disease Association: Biomedical Research Project Grants

Public Health Agency of Canada - The Promoting Health Equity: Mental Health of Black Canadians Fund

Alzheimer Society of Canada: New Investigator Grant

Alzheimer Society of Canada: Research Grant

CIHR Operating Grant: Geroscience Demonstration Grants

Parkinson's Foundation: Stanley Fahn Faculty Scholar Award

Prostate Cancer Canada: Discovery Grants

Russell Sage Foundation: RFP on Race, Ethnicity and Immigration

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Discovery Research Grant

Ontario Brain Institute: Event Funding Program

Savoy Foundation: Research Grants

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation: Creating Opportunity & Independence

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences: Nominations

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Conference Grants

 

International Development Research Centre (IDRC): Boosting Decent Employment for Africa's Youth

IDRC is seeking concept notes for action-oriented research aimed at informing the design of effective and innovative interventions that boost decent employment for Africa's youth.

ELIGIBILITY: The call is open to applicants from research-focused organizations, academia, research institutions, think tanks and non-governmental organizations around the world. However, the applicant must have a strong presence in sub-Saharan Africa or a partnership with a sub-Saharan-based institution.
AMOUNT: Up to $500,000 over two years.
DEADLINE: October 8, 2018
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Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) and Cure Dystonia Now (CDN): Request for Applications

DMRF and CDN are seeking applications for collaborative studies applying innovative approaches to dystonia that will address the most significant and immediate needs in this field. Only collaborative research proposals that transcend individual disciplines and levels of analysis will be considered.

The award will support a cross-disciplinary team of two or more researchers or research groups with one or multiple principal investigators for one to two years.

AMOUNT: $65,000USD/year
LOI DEADLINE: October 15, 2018. Letters should be no more than 1 page.
INVITED APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 19, 2018
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Canadian Institute for Military & Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR): Literature Review on "The Utility of Melatonin Interventions in PTSD"

CIMVHR is seeking a researcher or a team of researchers to conduct a literature review to establish the utility of melatonin interventions in PTSD.

AMOUNT: Up to $13,500
DEADLINE: October 19, 2018
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SSHRC Exchange - KMb Grant Program

The objective of this funding opportunity is to support full time faculty, professional librarians, and current Postdoctoral Fellows for small-scale knowledge mobilization activities such as stakeholder consultations, policy briefs, publication subventions, workshops, etc.

AMOUNT: Up to $7,000
DEADLINE: October 31 and March 31
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SSHRC Explore Grant Program

The objective of this funding opportunity is to provide support to full time faculty, professional librarians, and current Postdoctoral Fellows for stand alone small scale projects and for projects that will lead to the development of larger SSHRC application or other external funding.

AMOUNT: Up to $7,000
DEADLINE: October 31 and March 31
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SSHRC Exchange - Conference Grant Program

The objective of this funding opportunity is to provide assistance for attendance at national and international scholarly conference for which the applicant is giving a paper, making a poster presentation, or featured at a solo or 2 person opening of an exhibition, a principal screening, premier performance of dance, theatre or musical production.

AMOUNT: Generally, up to a minimum APEX or Charter Class airfare
DEADLINE: November 1, February 1, May 1 and August 1
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Motor Neurone Disease Association: Biomedical Research Project Grants

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to deliver significant and measurable advances in understanding and treat motor neurone disease.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants can be based outside the UK and Ireland, provided the project is unique in concept or design (i.e. no similar research is being performed in the UK) and involves a significant aspect of collaboration with a UK institute.
AMOUNT: Up to £85,000 per annum for up to 3 years.
DEADLINE: November 2, 2018
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Public Health Agency of Canada - The Promoting Health Equity: Mental Health of Black Canadians Fund

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support Black Canadians to develop more culturally focused knowledge, capacity and programs to improve mental health in their communities.

This Fund consists of two separate streams:

  • Implementation Stream: The Implementation Stream provides funding to recipients for community-led projects that implement and evaluate culturally focused programs that promote mental health and address its determinants for Black Canadians.
  • Incubator Stream: The Incubator Stream provides short-term funding to support community-based applicants that operate with limited organizational capacity and resources to first undertake steps to increase their capacity to design, develop, implement, and evaluate culturally focused programs that promote mental health and address its determinants for Black Canadians.

Information Sessions: October 2 and October 2 from 1:30-3:00PM EDT.
ELIGIBILITY: Non-federal Canadian public institutions such as universities must apply in partnership with at least one not-for-profit organization.
AMOUNT: Applicants to the Implementation Stream may request funding of up to $200,000 per year for 1 to 4 years. The maximum funding request is $800,000 over four years. Applicants to the Incubator Stream may request funding of up to $75,000 for capacity-building activities lasting up to 12 months.
LOI DEADLINE: November 7, 2018
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Alzheimer Society of Canada: New Investigator Grant

The New Investigator Grant is a prestigious funding opportunity designed to help launch the careers of outstanding researchers who are entering their first phase of an academic appointment. The intent is to help the grantee establish his/her laboratory and generate enough preliminary data to support fully competitive research grant proposals in national and international funding competitions.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be within two years of their first academic appointment
AMOUNT: $75,000/year for three years
DEADLINE: November 9, 2018
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Alzheimer Society of Canada: Research Grant

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and to advance the search for the cause and cure.

ELIGIBILITY: Principal Investigators must hold a position at least equivalent to the rank of Assistant Professor.
AMOUNT: $75,000/year for two years
DEADLINE: November 9, 2018
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CIHR Operating Grant: Geroscience Demonstration Grants

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to promote the use of the new geroscience approach for research on aging and on the prevention of chronic diseases in Canada.

Specific objectives are:

  • Acclerate, catalyze, and build capacity for research on the early prevention of chronic diseases in aging using a geroscience approach.
  • Support the creation of new knowledge to improve our understanding of the relationship between mechanisms in the biological processes of aging and the development of one or several chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, arthritis, cardio-respiratory diseases)
  • Support research using a geroscience approach that could lead to potential clinical impacts

AMOUNT: Up to $150,000 per year for up to 3 years.
DEADLINE: November 15, 2018
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Parkinson's Foundation: Stanley Fahn Faculty Scholar Award

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to help early career scientists stay in the Parkinson's research field, helping to solve, treat and end the disease.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must meet the National Institutes of Health (NIH) definition of "new investigator". The award is open to applicants, regardless of citizenship, who are residents and faculty members at institutions in the US and Canada. Please see the link below for complete details regarding eligibility.
AMOUNT: $300,000 over three years.
LOI DEADLINE: November 19, 2018
FULL APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 19, 2019
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Prostate Cancer Canada: Discovery Grants

Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) aims to support novel and innovative prostate cancer research that will lead to new lines of investigation.

The proposed research project must be in the area of prostate cancer and may address any of the broad areas of prostate cancer research, including but not limited :

  • biomedical
  • clinical
  • population health
  • health services/economics

AMOUNT: Up to $200,000 over 2 years.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 30, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 17, 2019
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Russell Sage Foundation: RFP on Race, Ethnicity and Immigration

The Russell Sage Foundation seeks investigator-initiated research proposals on the social, economic and political effects of the changing racial and ethnic composition of the U.S. population, including the transformation of communities and ideas about what it means to be American.The Foundation is particularly interested in research that examines the roles of race, ethnicity, nativity, and legal status in outcomes for immigrants, U.S.-born racial and ethnic minorities, and native-born whites.

ELIGIBILITY: All nationalities are eligible to apply and applicants do not have to reside in the US, but the focus of the proposed research project must be on the US.
AMOUNT: Research grants are generally limited to $175,000 USD. Projects that use publicly available data are capped at $75,000.
LOI DEADLINE: November 30, 2018 by 2:00 PM ET
INVITED APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 4, 2019
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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Discovery Research Grant

Discovery Research Grants are awarded to independent, established investigators to accelerate progress toward understanding and treating neuromuscular disease.

AMOUNT: $100,000 per year for one to three years.
LOI DEADLINE: December 1, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 2019
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Ontario Brain Institute: Event Funding Program

The Ontario Brain Institute provides financial assistance for events that are aligned with their goal of improving brain health and wellness for Ontarians. Applications are reviewed three times a year in January, May and September

OBI is currently accepting applications for their January round of funding for events taking place between January 15, 2019 and May 15, 2019.

AMOUNT: $5,000
DEADLINE: Friday, December 14, 2018
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Savoy Foundation: Research Grants

The Savoy Foundation provides research grants to clinicians and/or established scientists working on epilepsy or related subjects.

AMOUNT: $25,000
DEADLINE: January 15, 2019
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Craig H. Neilsen Foundation: Creating Opportunity & Independence

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to enhance quality of life for individuals and their families living with spinal cord injury (SCI) through grants to support innovative programs/projects that improve participation and independence. Areas of focus include: assistive technology, education, employment, independent living, rehabilitation, and arts, sports and recreation.

AMOUNT: $25,000 - $100,000 for one year
LOI DEADLINE: January 18, 2019
INVITED APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 3, 2019
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Canadian Academy of Health Sciences: Nominations

The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences brings together Canada's top-ranked health and biomedical scientists and scholars to evaluate Canada's most complex health challenges and recommend strategic, actionable solutions.

DEADLINE: March 8, 2019
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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Conference Grants

MDA supports conferences, meetings and workshops that facilitate the exchange of scientific ideas and crucial information relevant to diseases covered under the MDA umbrella.

MDA will support the following:

  • Research conferences focused on the biology of disease and/or the development of therapeutics directly related to a disease in MDA's program.
  • Meetings that promote collaboration across different diseases
  • Symposia focused on new techniques or therapeutic strategies that may be of use to the neuromuscular community
  • Workshops to update guidelines for standards or care, clinical trial practices, etc.
  • Conferences that include opportunities for young and early-stage investigators to share their research and network with others in the community.

AMOUNT: Not specified.
DEADLINE: Letters of Intent for Conference Grants are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact the appropriate MDA Scientific Program Officer for information on how to apply for a Conference Grant.
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Funding for Indigenous Scholarly Events and Outreach Activities

The Office of the VPRI is offering funding to support scholarly events or outreach activities that address Indigenous priorities and needs, strengthen York's Indigenous research culture and build the profile and reputation of sound Indigenous-focused research at York University.

AMOUNT: $500-$1,500
DEADLINE: Rolling deadline
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