CFI: Important updates from the Alberta Ministry of Economic Development Trade and Tourism & CFI

Including information on publication of RCP guidelines, Small Equipment Grants intake and current active competition streams.

17 March 2020

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Please see below the information sent to the Institution by the Senior Director of the Research Capacity Planning at the Alberta Ministry of  Economic Development, Trade and Tourism:

  • Publication of the Research Capacity Program (RCP) 2020-21 Guidelines will be delayed (release date to be confirmed).
  • The program will continue its currently active competition streams such as Research Infrastructure (match to IF 2020).
  • The next Small Equipment Grants (match to JELF) intake may be modified as necessary if further measures are taken by governments to protect people from COVID-19.
    Reporting deadlines for funded projects will also be modified to ensure they are reflective of the current situation.
  • Please check our CFI page regularly as we will continue to provide updates as more information is known.