2022 Springboard Grants Program – Early Career Researcher Competition

April 14, 2022

Changes to the Sepsis Canada/CFN Early Career Researcher Funding Stream!
Please note that this funding stream will consider funding of the intersection of rehabilitation, sepsis and frailty and can include observational studies on this population, surveys, health services research, knowledge synthesis, or innovative approaches to improving clinical trial design and outcome measurements. Please see updated Project Guidelines via the link below.

Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) is pleased to announce that it has partnered with AGE-WELLPerley Health and Sepsis Canada to co-fund early career researchers (ECRs) in Canada. This competition will help ECRs build skills, knowledge and allow them to develop early stage research programs such that they are competitive for future larger funding competitions. See below for additional details and important dates.

Please visit the 2022 Springboard Grants Program – ECR competition page on our website to find out if you qualify as an early career researcher and for all other important information regarding the competition.

There are four funding streams in this competition:

  1. Proposals solely funded by CFN
    • Grant term is 18 months and maximum budget for a proposal is $100,000. Total budget is $525,000.
  2. Proposals supported by CFN & AGE-WELL
    • Grant term is 18 months and maximum budget for a proposal is $50,000. Total budget is $50,000.
  3. Proposals co-funded by CFN & Perley Health
    • Grant term is 18 months and maximum budget for a proposal is $100,000. Total budget is $100,000.
  4. Proposals co-funded by CFN & Sepsis Canada
    • Grant term is 18 months and maximum budget for a proposal is $100,000. Total budget is $100,000.

Important dates:

Please read the Program Guidelines and the Application Instructions  located here – carefully before completing and submitting your LOI and Full Application.

  1. Competition launch: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
  2. Deadline to submit LOI: Monday, May 16, 2022 by 4 p.m. ET – DEADLINE PASSED
  3. Deadline to submit online Full Application: Monday, July 18, 2022 by 4 p.m. ET
  4. Adjudication of Full Applications is estimated be completed by late September/early October 2022.
  5. Successful Applicants will be notified in early October 2022. Funding installments will commence after all necessary agreements have been executed and REB approval(s) received.

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PROJECT DETAILS

Contact for further information:

Dr. Perry Kim, PhD, Assistant Scientific Director
Email: research@cfn-nce.ca