Several external agencies offer funding programs to support your research. Common sources of external funding include:
- BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre (Planning Award)
- Government funding agencies (e.g. Canadian Institutes of Health Research or Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research)
- Non-profit foundations serving the community (e.g. Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or Peace Arch Hospital Foundation)
- Professional organizations (e.g. Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation)
- Small research grants are also available for our employees and doctors (e.g. seed grant)
Be sure to pay particular attention to the eligibility criteria listed by specific funders to ensure your suitability in applying.
How do I find funding?
We are happy to assist you in finding potential funding opportunities that are personalized to you and your research interests. To make use of this service, please contact our research development specialist.
Want to do the search yourself? Here are some tips to get you started:
- Do a keyword search using a search engine, such as Google, to find opportunities.
- Funding agencies often list successful grants and awards on their websites. Browse through the websites to understand what the agencies are looking for in winning applications.
- See lists of research funders that are hosted on some academic institution’s websites.
- Sign up for notifications of upcoming grant competitions on individual funder websites.
What are the funding streams for Fraser Health researchers?
Learn about the types of funding opportunities available to Fraser Health researchers who are either employees or privileged physicians.
Where can I find more information and resources?
Visit our resources section for tools to guide you in your research.