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Granting Agents

CIHR

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the major federal agency responsible for funding health research in Canada. Please click here for information regarding funding opportunities, applications and deadlines.

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) is the provincial support agency for health research in British Columbia. Please click here for information regarding funding opportunities, applications and deadlines.

Heart and Stroke Foundation

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon offers Grant in Aid awards to support the operating costs of BC-based research projects into the causes, prevention, and treatment of heart disease and stroke.  Please click here for information regarding the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada‚Äôs Research Programs funding opportunities, applications and deadlines.

The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

The Canadian Health Services Research Foundation primarily sponsors and promotes applied health systems research through its funded programs. Most research programs are jointly funded by the Foundation and other organizations. Please click here for information regarding funding opportunities, applications and deadlines.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Please click here for information regarding funding opportunities, applications and deadlines.

Other Canadian Agencies

Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC)
Canadian Cancer Society
Canada Foundation for Innovation
Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCEs)
Alzheimer Society
Arthritis Canada
Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada (Scholarships, etc.)
Asthma Society of Canada
Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada
Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society
Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver
Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
Canadian Breast Cancer Network
Canadian Cardiovascular Society
Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences
Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Canadian Diabetes Association
Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR)
Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research
Canadian Health Services Research Fund (CHSRF)
Canadian Hemophilia Society
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Canadian Liver Foundation
Canadian Lung Association
Canadian Marfan Association
Canadian Mental Health Association
Cancer Research Society
Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada
Health Canada

Healthline - Type 2 Diabetes
Huntington Society of Canada
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Canada
Kidney Foundation of Canada
Killam Program of the Canada Council
Leukemia Research Fund of Canada
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada
Parkinson Foundation of Canada
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
Thyroid Foundation of Canada