Funding Opportunities

Grants and Awards Listing

General Awards


Programs/Project links

Alberta Health Services (AHS)

Alberta Innovates

Diabetes Canada

CQDM (Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery) 

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)

Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF)

Canada Foundation of Innovation (CFI)

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

 Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF)

Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP)

Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST)

France – Canada Research Fund

Genome Canada


Grand Challenges

Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)

India-Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS)

Kidney Foundation of Canada


M.S.I. Foundation

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada (NCE)

Public Health Agency Canada

SickKids Foundation

 Women & Children's Health Research Institute

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Cancer-specific Awards


Programs/Project links

Amercian Association for Cancer Research (AACR-Canada)

Alberta Cancer Foundation (ACF)

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) for Childhood Cancer

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

C17 Research Network

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF)

  • CBCF Grants (as of February 1, 2017, CBCF has merged with the Canadian Cancer Society)
Canadian Cancer Research Alliance

Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)

Cancer Research Society (CRS)

Childhood Cancer Canada

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

Ovarian Cancer Canada (OCC)

Pancreatic Cancer Canada (PCC)

Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC)

Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI)

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Cardiovascular-specific Awards


Programs/Project links

Fondation Leducq

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Hypertension Canada

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Neuroscience & Mental Health-specific Awards


Programs/Project links

Alberta Innovates

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association

ALS Society of Canada

Alzheimer Society Canada

Bell Let’s Talk Mental Health Initiative

Brain Canada Foundation

Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN)

Canada Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research Network (CanFASD)

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Craig N. Neilsen Foundation

ERA-NET Neuron (Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research) 

Graham Boeckh Foundation (GBF)

International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia (IRP)

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

MS Society of Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The BRAIN Initiative

Parkinson Society Canada

Policy Wise for Children & Families (formerly the Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research)

Rick Hansen Institute

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)

Weston Brain Institute

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Industry Partnerships 

Industry Partnership Programs 

Funding Opportunities - Websites


Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)




Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)





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University of Alberta Awards 


Funding Opportunities - Websites

University Hospital Foundation Medical Research Competition (UHFMRC)

Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund
Dean's Lecture Series Fund

Conference/Symposium Fund

Falling Walls Lab UAlberta

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