Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) competition- Phase 1 – Expression of Interest

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Creative Arts, Culture and Heritage
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Governance and Public Policy
Information and Communication Technology
Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Social Justice
Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: Inquire within unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 14th, August 2023

External Deadline:


All internal submissions are due by 12:00 pm on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines apply to this competition:

Phase 1 – Expression of Interest

Mon., Aug. 14, 2023: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI), including a completed EOI Approval Form.

Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and Submission to CFI

Mon., Sept. 25, 2023: Internal deadline for submission of completed Phase 2 CFI JELF application and Approval Form.

Mon., Oct. 9th, 2023: Internal deadline for completion of revisions to the selected Phase 2 CFI JELF applications.

Mon., Oct 16, 2023: CFI JELF submission deadline.

For more information on this Call, please see the attached pdf.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email


CFI JELF October 2023_EOI_Call_FINAL

Funding Sources

Canada Foundation for Innovation

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: July 25, 2023