External Research Funding

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
Canadian Cancer Society CCS 2020 Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Royal Society of Canada 2021 RSC Medals & Awards Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Volvo Environment Prize Foundation Volvo Environment Prize Monday, January 10, 2022
Fulbright Canada Fulbright Grants for Canadian Scholars in the US for 2022/2023 Monday, November 15, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Healthy Cities Implementation Science (HCIS) Team Grants Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Monday, November 1, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR Fellowship Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Natural Resources Canada Clean Fuels Fund - Building New Domestic Production Capacity Wednesday, October 13, 2021
NSERC-European Commission NSERC-European Commission – Joint call on quantum technologies Thursday, October 21, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grants Monday, November 15, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Warren Alpert Foundation 2021 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant: Spring 2022 Wednesday, February 9, 2022
The Wenner-Gren Foundation Wenner-Gren Foundation Funding Opportunities Monday, November 1, 2021
Genome Canada/Ontario Genomics Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) - Round 2 Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Research Tools and Instruments grants program Monday, October 25, 2021
Livestock Research & Innovation Corporation Ontario Pork 2021 Friday, October 15, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowships program Sunday, October 17, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Grants – Northern Research Supplements Program Monday, November 1, 2021
American Chemical Society ACS Petroleum Research Fund Friday, October 15, 2021
Canadian Space Agency Canadian Space Agency: Supplements to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2021 Friday, January 7, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative Monday, November 15, 2021
National Organization of Research Development Professionals 2021 NORD/InfoReady Grant Competition for Research Development Professionals Monday, November 8, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Quadruple Aim and Equity Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : SPOR Primary Care Network Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Global Affairs Canada Support to Inclusive Governance in Ukraine Thursday, November 18, 2021
Agence nationale de la rechereche/SSHRC Open Research Area 7th Call for Proposals Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Canadian Frailty Network Request for Proposals: AVOID Frailty Regional Centres for Healthy Aging Grants Competition Monday, November 1, 2021
MITACS Globalink Research Award Thematic Call Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Livestock Research & Innovation Corporation 2021 Poultry Call Tuesday, October 12, 2021
IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence IC-IMPACTS Call for Proposals on Food Security Sunday, October 31, 2021
CIFAR CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Government of Canada 2022 Transformation Competition Tuesday, November 2, 2021
WSIB Ontario Call for Proposals: 2022 WSIB Research and Grants Competition Friday, October 15, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Transitions in Care - Phase 2 Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Knowledge Synthesis Grants Call - “The Emerging Asocial Society” Friday, December 17, 2021
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Royal Society of Canada Nomination of Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Bank of Canada Fellowship Program Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Bank of Canada Governor's Award Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Adoption Stream Thursday, March 31, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Addressing the Wider Health Impacts of COVID-19 Monday, October 18, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Cannabis Research in Longitudinal studies Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Canadian Space Agency Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I2) Project (summer 2022, fall 2022 & spring 2023) Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Canadian Blood Services 2021 Graduate Fellowship Program competition Monday, November 15, 2021
Canadian Cancer Society CCS Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research - Call for Nominations Wednesday, November 3, 2021
GlycoNet Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) Calls for Proposals Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The Wenner-Gren Foundation Conference and Workshop Grants Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Alzheimer Society of Canada 2022 Alzheimer Society Research Program funding competition Friday, November 5, 2021
Canada Foundation for Innovation Biosciences Research Infrastructure Fund Monday, October 18, 2021
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Advancing research on servicewomen and women Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces Monday, November 1, 2021
Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit EMPOWER Awards V Tuesday, November 9, 2021
WSIB Ontario 2021 Grants Program strategic initiative: Occupational exposure to vapours, gases, dusts and fumes and the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Systematic review) Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative - Knowledge Mobilization and Research Synthesis streams Friday, October 29, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Summer Program in Aging - Planning Grant Tuesday, December 7, 2021
National Research Council/CELTIC-NEXT CELTIC-NEXT – Autumn 2021 call for proposals Monday, November 22, 2021
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Improving Canadian Armed Forces mental health and resilience training: understanding trainee preferences for the Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) Program Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Investigating Intra-articular Treatment Strategies for Early-Stage Joint Tissue Damage In the Canadian Armed Forces Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Evaluation of Strength and Conditioning Program Implementation with the Goal of Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries Friday, November 5, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC Prizes – Science Promotion Thursday, November 25, 2021
Canadian Blood Services James Kreppner Award Monday, November 15, 2021
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation OSSTF/FEESO Research Grant for Emergent Issues and Priorities Friday, October 29, 2021
Bioenterprise Canada Corporation/Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative – Commercialization Friday, October 29, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Indigenous COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity Tuesday, November 9, 2021
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada – Germany 3+2 collaborative call for proposals on low-carbon hydrogen technologies Friday, December 3, 2021
Canadian Cancer Society Data Transformation Grants Monday, November 8, 2021
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Single-Cell Biology Data Insights Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Independent Electricity System Operator Grid Innovation Fund - Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Integration Joint Targeted Call Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Government of Canada H.L. Holmes Award for Post-Doctoral Studies Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Global Affairs Canada Call for Applications: Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program 2022-23 - Internal Deadline November 18 Thursday, December 2, 2021
Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) Call for Applications - CHS Research programs Friday, December 10, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Grants—Stage 1 Thursday, February 10, 2022
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program (PDEP) Wednesday, January 12, 2022
World Anti Doping Agency Call for proposals - 2022 Social Science Research Grant Program: Tier 1 and 2 Projects Monday, November 22, 2021
World Anti Doping Agency Call for proposals - 2022 Social Science Research Grant Program: Smaller Tier 3 Projects Monday, January 31, 2022