External Research Funding Opportunities

Important Note Regarding Internal Deadlines
The External Funding Opportunities Database shows opportunities by external deadline.  All external funding applications must be submitted to the Office of Research Services for internal review at least two weeks prior to the external deadline. Special competitions may sometimes involve earlier internal deadlines.

Agency Program Deadline
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Thursday, April 1, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Thursday, April 1, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council John C. Polanyi Award Thursday, April 1, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Health System Impact Fellowship - National Cohort Retreat Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Royal Society of Canada 2021 RSC Medals & Awards Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant: Spring 2022 Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Transitions in Care - Phase 2 Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Adoption Stream Thursday, March 31, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Grants—Stage 1 Thursday, February 10, 2022
World Anti Doping Agency Call for proposals - 2022 Social Science Research Grant Program: Smaller Tier 3 Projects Monday, January 31, 2022
MITACS Elevate Wednesday, January 19, 2022
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Eureka SMART Cluster's 5th call for proposals Monday, January 24, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Summer Program in Aging Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Ontario HIV Treatment Network OHTN HIV Endgame Funding Program call Monday, November 29, 2021
Ministry of Colleges and Universities Launch of Round 11 of the Ontario Research Fund -Research Excellence (ORF-RE) program Monday, March 21, 2022
Universities Canada Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Thursday, January 27, 2022
Ontario Genomics Institute Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) Tuesday, February 8, 2022
International Development Research Centre IDRC Research Awards 2022-2023 Monday, February 14, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Planning and Dissemination Grants – ICS Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC Storytellers Challenge Monday, January 24, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships Tuesday, February 1, 2022
MITACS Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Innovations in IBD 2022 Monday, January 31, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grants Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Associated Medical Services (AMS) AMS Healthcare Small Grants in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Health System Impact Fellowship Thursday, February 24, 2022
CIHR - Canadian Psychiatric Association CIHR – CPA Glenda M. MacQueen Memorial Career Development Award for Women in Psychiatry Tuesday, February 1, 2022
CIHR-NRC NRC's Aging in Place Challenge program and CIHR Institute of Aging joint funding call Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Canadian Food Innovation Network (CFIN) and Ontario Genomics AcCELLerate-ON: Food Innovation with Cellular Agriculture Competition Monday, February 28, 2022
SSHRC/Canadian Heritage Connection Grants — Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Brain Canada 2021 Platform Support Grants Monday, February 7, 2022
Natural Resources Canada Energy Innovation Program – Clean Fuels and Industrial Fuel Switching Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Human Frontier Science Program HFSP Research Grant Program Thursday, March 24, 2022
Canadian Foundation for Legal Research Research Grants Friday, February 11, 2022
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research Innovation to Implementation Supplement Wednesday, January 26, 2022
WSIB Ontario 2021 Grants Program strategic initiative: Occupational exposure to asbestos and the development of lung cancer (Systematic review) Friday, February 18, 2022
CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Program Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Network Grants in Oral Health and Bone Health Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation grants Monday, April 4, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation grants Monday, June 27, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation grants Monday, September 26, 2022
GlycoNet Call for Proposals Friday, March 11, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research 2022 WOO Network - Call for Concepts Monday, February 7, 2022
Horizon Europe MSCA Staff Exchanges - Call for applications Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program Phase II (2021 funding opportunity) Thursday, March 3, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Awards Friday, April 1, 2022
Canadian Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) Early Career Researcher Award in Asthma Monday, January 31, 2022
Pfizer Optimizing Telehealth Use in Canada Competitive Grant Program Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Ontario Centre of Innovation Northern Ontario Regional Technology Development Site (RTDS) – Call for Proposals Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Kidney Foundation of Canada 2022 Krescent Post-Doctoral Fellowships Monday, February 7, 2022
Kidney Foundation of Canada KRESCENT program New Investigator Award Monday, February 7, 2022
International Development Research Centre Strengthening inclusive science and innovation systems in the Americas Friday, February 18, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research Tuesday, April 26, 2022
ArcticNet ArcticNet Core Research Program (2022-24) Friday, February 18, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) program Sunday, May 1, 2022
Digital Alliance of Canada Data Champions Pilot Project Call Thursday, February 3, 2022
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Thursday, June 30, 2022
Deutscher Academischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) / German Academic Exchange Service German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) - Research Stays in Germany Monday, May 16, 2022
CIHR/Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance Operating Grant : 14th JPIAMR transnational call for research projects (2022) Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Opportunity for Early Career Researchers: Call for expressions of interest to the Spring 2022 Reviewer in Training program Friday, February 4, 2022
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) Contributions Program: annual call for innovative research and knowledge translation proposals Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Brain Canada ALS Canada-Brain Canada Clinical Research Fellowship Friday, February 25, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Healthy Cities Research Initiative: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts Tuesday, April 12, 2022
European Union Joint Programme/Brain Canada/CIHR EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND): Understanding the Mechanisms of Non-pharmacological Interventions Tuesday, March 1, 2022
L’Oréal Canada L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships Thursday, April 14, 2022
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Monday, April 11, 2022
Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Royal Society of Canada 2022 RSC Awards Thursday, March 31, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Call for Nominations: Synergy Awards Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Friday, April 1, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Friday, April 1, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC John C. Polanyi Award Friday, April 1, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Friday, April 1, 2022
Canadian Blood Services 2022 Intramural Research Grant Program Competition Monday, February 28, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : CPHO’s Report 2021: Future of Public Health Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Crisis Line and App-based Support for Public Safety Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : E-Rare-6 Joint Transnational Call Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Making The Shift Inc.—a Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab – MtS 2022 Call for Proposals: Seven new funding streams to fill the evidence gaps in youth homelessness prevention Monday, February 28, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Canadian Pediatric COVID-19 Research Platform Tuesday, February 15, 2022
The Royal Society The Royal Society - Exchange Scheme (Standard Program, 4th round) Wednesday, March 9, 2022
AGE-WELL AGETECH Implementation Reponse (AIR) Program Request for Proposals (RFP) Friday, March 18, 2022
SickKids Foundation/CIHR New Investigator Research Grant Program Wednesday, April 20, 2022
American Chemical Society ACS Petroleum Research Fund Friday, March 11, 2022
Volvo Environment Prize Foundation Volvo Environment Prize Tuesday, January 10, 2023
The Royal Society The Royal Society Wolfson Fellowships programme Wednesday, March 23, 2022
The Royal Society The Royal Society - Exchange Scheme (Standard Program, 4th round) Wednesday, June 8, 2022
The Royal Society The Royal Society - Exchange Scheme (Standard Program, 4th round) Wednesday, September 28, 2022