CIHR Team Grant: Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North

Program Link: www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?all=1&masterList=true&next=1&org=IRSC&prog=3269&resultCount=25&sort=program&type=EXACT&view=currentOpps&language=E

Sponsor: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Value:
• The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $3.125 million. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate.
• Development grants of up to $25,000 per grant will be offered, if requested, to successful applications at the Letter of Intent stage. The total amount available at the LOI stage is $125,000, enough to fund 5 grants.
• The total amount of funding for the Full Application is $3 million, enough to fund 2 grants. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate. The maximum amount per grant is $375,000 per year for up to 4 years, for a total of $1.5 million per grant.

Description: The overall goal of the Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North Initiative is to support research that will provide a deeper understanding of food security and climate change in the Canadian North, with a focus on Indigenous (i.e., First Nations, Inuit and Métis) populations, and to support the development of effective approaches, programs and policies to address this issue.

The focus of this funding opportunity is to support Team Grants that bring together multidisciplinary teams of researchers, knowledge users and/or partners to work together to address food security and climate change in the North.

Research Areas
This funding opportunity will support Indigenous-led and community-driven projects relevant to food security and climate change in the Canadian North.

To complete your Letter of Intent, follow the instructions in the Team Grants/ Emerging Team Grants - ResearchNet "Letter of Intent" Phase Instructions along with any additional instructions found below under “Specific Instructions”.

To complete your Full Application, follow the instructions in the Team Grants / Emerging Team Grants – ResearchNet “Application” Phase Instructions along with any additional instructions found below under “Specific Instructions”.

All participants listed, with the exception of Collaborators, are required to:
• Have/obtain a CIHR PIN
• Complete the Equity and Diversity Questionnaire.

Organizations applying as Nominated Principal Applicants must contact CIHR’s Contact Centre for guidance in creating a ResearchNet account and registering for a CIHR PIN.

Contact: If you have any questions, contact Nandini Maharaj.