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.

2017 Knowledge Translation Competition

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. 

Term 2 Transformative Grant Program

Core Research Grant Program: Large multidisciplinary projects that pursue integrated goal-directed programs to address major research outcomes (2 to 3 years).

2012 Core Research Grant Program

2013 Core Research Grant Program

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.

2014 Strategic Impact Grant Program

Fall 2014 Strategic Impact Grant Program

Catalyst, Pilot Study and Implementation Grant Programs: Funding for pilot studies, feasibility studies and novel and innovative approaches (up to 1 year).

2013 Catalyst Grant Program

2014 Catalyst Grant Program

2015 Frailty Measures Implementation Grant Program

2015 Catalyst Grant Program

2015 Pilot Studies Grant Program

2017 Catalyst Grant Program (Medication Optimization)

2018 Catalyst Grant Program (Frailty Priorities)

2018-19 SHRF Collaborative Innovation Development Grant Competition

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.

2014 Health Technology Innovation Grant Program

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).

2013 Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program

2014 Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program

2015 Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program (Frailty Measures)

Directed Services Contracts:

2016 Frailty Priority Setting Process Competition: Funding fto 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 CompetitionFunding 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.