CFN Funding and Other Opportunities

Current Competitions

SHRF 2018-19 Collaborative Innovation Development Grant Competition

Canadian Frailty Network is pleased to partner with the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to co-fund a Collaborative Innovation Development (CID) grant focused on studying innovative ways to imporove care for older adults living with frailty.  CID Grants provide seed funding up to $50,000 for one year to support research ideas that are creative, novel and have the potential to benefit the health of Saskatchewan residents and beyond.

Click here for more details on this CFN/SHRF funding opportunity.

Results of recent competitions

Catalyst Grant Competition 2017 focused on Medication Optimization

Seven projects were funded under this competition which are intended to  to be the first step in building capacity in the area of improving medication prescribing/deprescribing and overall medicationmanagement in older Canadians living with frailty. This competition was offered in collaboration with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Click here for details of the successful projects, and the competition.

Summer Student Awards 2018

Thirteen undergraduate students were funded in the sixth annual cohort of the CFN Summer Student Awards, representing seven disciplines at nine Host Institutions in five provinces. The competition was presented in collaboration with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF), who provided funding for two students from New Brunswick.

For full details on the 2018 successful candidates and the competition, click here.

Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program 2018 

Eleven Fellows were recently funded in the 2018 CFN Fellowship, representing six disciplines at eight host institutions in five provinces. The  CFN Fellowships are for one year, begining September 1, 2018. The competition was presented in collaboration with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF), who provided funding for two Fellows from New Brunswick.

For full details on the 2018 successful candidates and the competition, click here.

Targeted KT Competition for CFN Network Investigators

Four projects were funded under CFN’s first Knowledge Translation Grant competition. Click here to see the projects funded.

This KT competition was designed to advance previously funded CFN research evidence into practice, and was only open to CFN investigators seeking to build upon previously funded CFN research. Projects of up to two (2) years in duration were eligible for funding, with no maximum amount in CFN funding for a single KT proposal, however projects must have demonstrated partnerships with committed cash and/or in-kind contributions from NCE eligible partners valued at a minimum of 100% of the funding requested from CFN.

Decisions/Announcements Pending

Catalyst Grant Competition 2018 focused on Frailty Priorities

Successful projects are expected to be announced in the summer of 2018.

Offered in collaboration with the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF), this competition will use the “top ten” Canadian frailty priorities from the Canadian Frailty Priority Setting Partnership to help bring the voices of Canadians living with frailty into the agenda.

CFN’s Catalyst Grant Program supports scalable research studies including pilot, feasibility and translational studies that investigate novel and innovative approaches/methodologies/technologies.

Click here for details on eligibility, funding and the application process.

2018 Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity Funding Opportunity

Canadian Frailty Network, in partnership with the CIHR Institutes of Aging (IA), Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA), and the Canadian Space Agency is funding the 2018 Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity Funding Opportunity.

Registration fro the competition was due by July 24, 2018, and the application deadline for those who registered is August 21, 2018.

Questions

For clarification or more information, please contact:

Research/KT competitions: Dr. Perry Kim, Assistant Scientific Director, at research@CFN-nce.ca, or 613-549-6666, x.6208.

Training competitions: training@cfn-nce.ca