Through our annual grant program, we fund three key areas related to aging:
All grants are awarded based on each project’s relevance to applicable funding criteria and the opportunity for broader application of learnings. Grant applications are reviewed by a peer review committee made up of experts in each focus area.
We issue Canada-wide calls for proposals at least once a year.
In November 2019, we announced $100,000 in new funding for projects that:
Friend and family caregivers are defined as individuals who provide informal and unpaid care, typically to seniors over 65 years of age.
We invited expressions of interest from researchers across Canada and awarded four grants of $25,000, based on the recommendations of our expert peer review committee.
The application period for the last call for proposals has ended. If you would like to be notified about our next call for proposals, please contact Deanna Byrtus by email at [email protected] or by phone at 416-962-9463 ext. 271.
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