Funding Sources



Funding Area/Description


Important Deadlines 


Department of Justice and Justice Canada

Indigenous communities, Criminal justice, Family justice, Justice system and policy, government.


Indigenous Communities- Community Based Fund- There is no call for proposal process for this program stream. If you are interested in discussing a funding proposal, we encourage you to contact a Regional Coordinator in your jurisdiction.

Canadian Justice Fund: Project Funding applications are ongoing.


Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

SSHRC supports postsecondary-based research, research training and knowledge mobilization activities in the social sciences and humanities.

SSHRC funding opportunities are available through three programs: Talent, Insight and Connection.

Oct 29th, 2018-Partnership Grants - Stage 2

Nov 1st, 2018- Connection Grant

Nov 6th, 2018- Doctoral Awards

Nov 15th,2018 - Partnership Development Grants

Dec 15th, 2018- Partnership Engagement Grants

January 9th, 2019- Doctoral Awards

Feb 1st, 2019- Connection Grants

Feb 15th, 2019- Partnership Grants Stage 1.

March 15th, 2019- Partnership Engagement Grants

May 1st, 2019- Connection Grants

Jan 15th, 2020- Partnership Engagement Grants


How to apply:


Canadian Institute of Health Research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) supports excellence across all four pillars of health research: biomedical; clinical; health systems services; and population health.

October 31, 2018- Student Nominations- Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

September 19th, 2018- Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

July 11, 2018Project Project Grant: Spring 2018 results

July 11, 2018Launch of the Fall 2018 Project Grant Competition

July 11, 2018Registration for applicant webinars is now open

July 18, 2018Foundation Grant: 2017-2018 competition results

July 10, 2018Launch of the 2018-2019 Foundation Grant competition

July 10, 2018Register for a webinar on the 2018-2019 Foundation Grant Stage 1 Application

July 9, 2018 Foundation Grant Program Update

December 8, 20172017-2018 Foundation Grant competition: Summary of stage 1 results

December 7, 2017 Update on the budget for the 2017-18 Foundation Grant competition

Application Process

Status of Women Canada

Status of Women Canada's Women's Program provides funding to eligible organizations to support actions that advance equality between women and men in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. The following projects were selected through calls for proposals on specific themes, as well as through a continuous intake process that allows the Women's Program to accept applications on an ongoing basis. December 11, 2018- Capacity-Building Call for Proposals

Application guide

Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation

The NSHRF supports the research enterprise to the benefit of Nova Scotia through a variety of Grants and Awards.

Below are the various opportunities available:

Establishment Grant

Development / Innovative Grant

Knowledge Sharing Support Award

Scotia Scholars Award

NSHRF's Aging & Brain Health Innovation (NSABHI) Program

 Deadline: October 25, 2018 - 2:00 p.m. AST

Results Available: January 2019

Funds Available: January 2019- Knowledge Sharing Support Award

Other deadlines for this year have passed.

Application policies