Catalyst Grant : HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 14th, October 2019

External Deadline: Thursday 17th, October 2019


SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens ( early during the development process to discuss the services available to them.

The CIHR HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research (CBR) Program is one of four research funding areas of the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative. The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative is responsible for the research components of the major Government of Canada initiative in HIV/AIDS, namely the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada (FI).

Funds Available

  • The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $480,000, enough to fund approximately 12 grants. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate. The maximum amount per grant is $40,000 for up to one year.
  • Of this $480,000:
    • $240,000 is available to fund six applications relevant to the General Stream.
    • $240,000 is available to fund six applications relevant to the Indigenous Stream.
  • Note that should a stream run out of fundable applications but have funds remaining, these funds can be transferred to the other stream.

For additional information see CIHR website.

Funding Sources

Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)
CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: August 1, 2019