Our portfolio by grant type or competition
CFN has funded 102 research and KT projects and directed services contracts through 19 competitions across eight types of programs.
Knowledge Translation Grant Program: Funding to advance previously funded CFN research evidence into practice.
Transformative Grant Program: Funding for large transformative research projects that have the potential to revolutionize the care of older Canadians living with frailty, and that will have a major economic and social impact on the current Canadian healthcare system.
Core Research Grant Program: Large multidisciplinary projects that pursue integrated goal-directed programs to address major research outcomes (2 to 3 years).
Strategic Impact Grant Program: Funding to leverage new partnerships, address research in emerging strategic areas, or have a high potential for impacting policy, practice or commercialization.
Catalyst, Pilot Study and Implementation Grant Programs: Funding for pilot studies, feasibility studies and novel and innovative approaches (up to 1 year).
Health Technology Innovation Grant Program: Funding for proof-of-concept studies, the creation of a technology, or to advance the development of an existing technology to benefit the care or quality of life for older Canadians living with frailty.
Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program: Funding for projects to synthesize existing research to identify gaps and to develop tools where appropriate for Network knowledge translation activities (up to 9 months).
Directed Services Contracts:
2016 Frailty Priority Setting Process Competition: Funding to determine patient-centred research priorities relating to healthcare of older Canadians living with frailty, through a consultative process with equal input from the perspectives of older Canadians and their family/friend caregivers, as well as clinicians and allied healthcare professionals.
Environmental Scan Competition: Funding for an environmental scan to systematically examine the care of the older adults living with frailty and/or nearing end of life, to quantitate the healthcare environment and the healthcare that this population receives in Canada, and to help identify health care resource utilization.