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.

Agencysort ascending Program Deadline
NSERC/SSHRC/NSF National Science Foundation Global Centres - Call for Proposals: Bioeconomy Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Veterans Affairs Canada / Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) / Canadian Forces Health Services / Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Canadian Armed Forces Health Survey (CAFHS 2019) Data Analysis to Examine Health Trends and Factors Affecting Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Women and Gender-Diverse Members Monday, May 6, 2024
Veterans Affairs Canada / Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) / Canadian Forces Health Services / Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Development of New Approaches to Improve the Supply of Universal “O-type” Red Blood Cells Monday, April 15, 2024
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 2024 Research Grants Sunday, June 30, 2024
Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans Understanding the Diverse Experiences of Canadian Veterans Living with Chronic Pain Sunday, June 30, 2024
Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans Capacity Building Initiatives (CBIs): Masters/Doctoral Support Friday, April 12, 2024
Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans Assessing and Improving Quality of Life of Canadian Veterans Living with Chronic Pain and Common Comorbidities Sunday, June 30, 2024
Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans Health System and Policy Innovations for Canadian Veterans Living with Chronic Pain Sunday, June 30, 2024
Terry Fox Research Institute TFRI–MOHCCN Technology Development Awards Thursday, May 16, 2024
University of the Arctic (UArctic) Call for Applications: Travel Support for Canadian UArctic Members Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Ontario Centre of Innovation Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) - Call for Applications: OVIN R&D Partnership Fund - Advanced Charging & V2G Stream Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Ontario Centre of Innovation Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN): R&D Partnership Fund – Electric Vehicle (EV) Stream 2 Friday, May 31, 2024
Ontario Centre of Innovation Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN): Stream 2: Research and Development (R&D) Partnership Fund – C/AV & Smart Mobility Friday, May 31, 2024
The Royal 2024 Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research Monday, July 15, 2024
BBVA Foundation Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Sunday, June 30, 2024
Brain Canada and Heart & Stroke Personnel Awards for Black Scholars Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Harrington Discovery Institute Harrington Scholar-Innovator Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Harrington Discovery Institute ADDF-Harrington (funding and drug development support of research efforts that aim to treat or prevent Alzheimer’s disease) Monday, June 3, 2024
Harrington Discovery Institute Brain Health Medicines Sunday, June 30, 2024
NSERC/NRC Alliance Quantum Grants: Call for Proposals: Advancing the Industrial Readiness of Quantum Sensing Technologies Friday, June 14, 2024
Global Affairs Canada Addressing the Root Causes of Irregular Migration Through Economic Empowerment in Honduras Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Universities Canada L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships Thursday, April 18, 2024
The Canadian Bar Association Grants Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program Friday, June 21, 2024
Weston Brain Institute Rapid Response 2024 Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Human Frontier Science Program Postdoctoral Fellowships Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Associated Medical Services (AMS) Project Grant Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Associated Medical Services (AMS) AMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Associated Medical Services (AMS) AMS Doctoral Research Award Wednesday, April 10, 2024
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada-Germany 3+2 Collaborative Call for Proposals on Battery Material Discovery and Processing Monday, June 24, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Thursday, April 25, 2024
Canadian Cancer Society CCS Breakthrough Team Grants - Transforming the Future of Metastatic Cancer Thursday, June 27, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Call for Nominations for the 2024 CIHR-ICRH/CCS Mid-Career Lecturer Award in Cardiovascular Sciences Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Call for Nominations for the 2024 CIHR-ICRH/CCS Distinguished Lecturer Award in Cardiovascular Sciences Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Community Based Research in Climate Change Priority Areas Wednesday, August 14, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant: Biomedical Research for HIV/AIDS and STBBI Tuesday, September 17, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant: Development and Validation of New Biomedical Techniques and Technologies Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: ECRs in Human Development, Child and Youth Health Wednesday, September 4, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant: STBBI Research in Canada: Beyond HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Thursday, May 9, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research Thursday, June 13, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: Knowledge Mobilization in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: New Investigator Research Grants in Child and Youth Health (2024) Monday, April 22, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant: Official Language Minority Communities in Health Research Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Cancer Research Society Inc. Doctoral Research Award (DRA) Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Government of Canada 2024-2025 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition Tuesday, September 17, 2024
Government of Canada 2024 NordForsk-led International Joint Initiative on Sustainable Development of the Arctic Thursday, May 30, 2024
International Development Research Centre Call for Letters of Interest: Addressing Neglected Areas of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa (ANSRHRA) Monday, May 13, 2024
Killam Trust Killam NRC Paul Corkum Fellowship Thursday, June 20, 2024
Killam Trust Killam Prize Thursday, June 6, 2024
Killam Trust Dorothy Killam Fellowship Thursday, June 13, 2024
Natural Resources Canada Energy Innovation Program – Methane Measurement and Mitigation Call for Proposals Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Natural Resources Canada Build and Mobilize Foundational Wildland Fire Knowledge Program Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Natural Resources Canada Energy Innovation Program – Battery Industry Acceleration Call Monday, April 29, 2024
Natural Resources Canada Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) Program Sunday, June 30, 2024
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research OICR Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline Thursday, May 16, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Thursday, June 20, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Wednesday, May 22, 2024