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
CIHR-NRC NRC's Aging in Place Challenge program and CIHR Institute of Aging joint funding call Wednesday, December 22, 2021
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
BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Thursday, June 30, 2022
Volvo Environment Prize Foundation Volvo Environment Prize Tuesday, January 10, 2023
The Royal Society The Royal Society - Exchange Scheme (Standard Program, 4th round) Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Ontario Genomics Institute Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Monday, August 1, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Alliance International Quantum grants Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) DoD Funding Opportunities Lung Cancer Research Programs - July Deadline Wednesday, July 13, 2022
The Royal Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research Friday, July 15, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) – Information for CIHR grant holders Thursday, December 22, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC: Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) Thursday, December 22, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC: Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) Thursday, December 22, 2022
North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme: Call for Proposals Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities - July Deadlines Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities - August Deadline Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program Funding Announcement Thursday, June 30, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities - July Deadlines Thursday, July 7, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities - August Deadlines Thursday, August 4, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Neurofibromatosis Research Program Funding Opportunities Monday, June 20, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Thursday, September 15, 2022
Michelson Medical Research Foundation Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants Sunday, June 26, 2022
Harrington Discovery Institute Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine Monday, September 12, 2022
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Lab2Market/NSERC Lab2Market (L2M) Program Monday, June 27, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Pancreatic Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities Friday, July 8, 2022
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Killam Prizes Thursday, June 30, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Psilocybin-assisted Psychotherapy Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Alliance Consortia Quantum grants Friday, October 21, 2022
Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Grant Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Research Tools and Instruments Grants Program Tuesday, October 25, 2022
MITACS Elevate (for Postdoctoral Fellows) Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Multiple Sclerosis Research Program Funding Opportunities - August Deadline Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: Housing Research Awards Friday, July 29, 2022
The Wenner-Gren Foundation Engaged Research Grants Monday, August 1, 2022
Department of Defense DOD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Funding Opportunities Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Government of Canada New Frontiers in Research Fund: 2022 Exploration Competition Tuesday, June 28, 2022
ALS Canada & Brain Canada 2022 ALS Canada – Brain Canada Discovery Grant Program Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) Thursday, July 14, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Vision Research Program Funding Opportunities Friday, July 15, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Clinical Trials Projects Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Hearing Restoration Research Program Funding Opportunities Friday, July 22, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Lupus Research Program Funding Opportunities Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Genome Canada/Ontario Genomics Interdisciplinary Challenge Teams (ICT) Funding Opportunity: Climate Action Genomics Initiative – Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Thursday, June 30, 2022
Canadian Cancer Society CCS Health Equity Research Grants – Advancing a more accessible and inclusive cancer care system Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Department of Defense DOD Military Burn Research Program Funding Opportunities Monday, June 27, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship : HostSeq Fellowship Thursday, July 14, 2022
Public Health Agency of Canada Call for spring 2022 letter of intent: Dementia Community Investment Thursday, June 30, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : CIHR-JDRF Type 1 Diabetes and Precision Medicine Thursday, July 21, 2022
GlycoNet Calls for Proposals Friday, July 15, 2022
Department of Defense DOD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Funding Opportunities Tuesday, July 12, 2022
WSIB Ontario 2022 Grants Program Strategic Initiative: Occupational exposure to allergens and irritants and the development of occupational asthma (Systematic Review) Friday, August 5, 2022
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research CIMVHR Fellowship Friday, August 5, 2022
Fulbright Canada Fulbright Canada Awards for Canadian Scholars 2023/2024: Research Chairs Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Ship Time program Thursday, September 1, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Parkinson's Research Program Funding Opportunities Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Brain Canada/Alzheimer’s Association Advancing Research on Care & Outcome Measurement 2.0 (ARCOM-2) Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Harrington Discovery Institute ADDF-Harrington Scholar award Monday, July 18, 2022
Ontario HIV Treatment Network HIV Endgame Funding Program Monday, July 18, 2022
Terry Fox Research Institute New Frontiers Program Project Grants Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Terry Fox Research Institute Terry Fox New Investigator Award Thursday, June 30, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Melanoma Research Program Funding Opportunities - July Deadline Friday, July 8, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Melanoma Research Program Funding Opportunities - September Deadlines Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Francophone Association for the Advancement of Sciences Call for Applications - Research Cooperation in the Canadian Francophonie Program Saturday, September 10, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Funding Opportunities Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Diabetes, Psychosocial Health, Prevention and Self-Management Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Planning and Dissemination Grants – ICS Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Employment and Social Development Canada Scaling Up for Seniors stream of the Age Well at Home Initiative Friday, July 22, 2022
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada-France 2022 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals Wednesday, September 14, 2022
IC-IMPACTS, Department of Science and Technology (DST), and Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Building Resilient And Carbon-Neutral Communities Post Covid Friday, July 15, 2022
Accessibility Standards Canada Advancing Accessibility Standards Research Program: Call for expressions of interest Friday, August 5, 2022
Canadian Science Policy Centre Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC): Youth Award Application Friday, August 19, 2022
Canadian Science Policy Centre Trailblazer Award Application Friday, August 19, 2022
Alzheimer Society of Canada Proof of Concept Grant Monday, July 11, 2022
Amazon Amazon Research Awards Friday, July 8, 2022
Government of Canada Climate Action and Awareness Fund Monday, July 18, 2022
Ontario Centre of Excellence - Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) Stream 2: Research and Development (R&D) Partnership Fund – Electric Vehicle Friday, September 9, 2022
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline – Request for applications Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program Friday, September 16, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Policy Research for Health System Transformation Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Fulbright Canada Traditional (All Disciplines) Award Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities - September Deadlines Thursday, September 29, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Funding Opportunities - July Deadlines Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Department of Defense DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Funding Opportunities - September Deadline Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts (2022) (CIHR's Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH)) Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grants Monday, October 3, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council PromoScience: Call for Applications Thursday, September 15, 2022
Natural Resources Canada Zero Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative - Calls for Proposal Thursday, August 18, 2022
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) Thursday, September 1, 2022
CMC Microsystems Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence Friday, August 19, 2022
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Dynamic Imaging Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Data Insights Cycle 2 Thursday, August 25, 2022
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Advancing Imaging Through Collaborative Projects Thursday, September 8, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD) Training and Community Support Grant (2022/2023) Friday, September 30, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Travel Awards – AIDS 2022 Conference (Second round of funding) Thursday, July 7, 2022
Grain Farmers of Ontario Call for Letters of Intent Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Gender-Based Violence Thursday, September 1, 2022
MIT Solve/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Novel Measurement for Performance Improvement Challenge Tuesday, August 9, 2022
International Development Research Centre Call for Proposals: Organizations (Hubs) Managing Regional Innovation Networks for Responsible Artificial Intelligence to Improve Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health (SRMH) Outcomes Thursday, August 11, 2022
Brain Canada and the ALS Society of Canada ALS Canada-Brain Canada Career Transition Award 2022 Monday, August 22, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Standards for Children and Youth Mental Health Services Thursday, September 1, 2022
Fulbright Canada Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship Saturday, October 15, 2022
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) Tuesday, October 4, 2022