CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)- 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 with your unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 10th, August 2020

External Deadline:


Phase 1 – Expression of Interest

August 10th, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI).

Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and Submission to CFI

Sept. 16th, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of completed* CFI JELF applications invited from Phase 1 (EOI call). This version must be submitted to SIRI with Unit sign-off.

Applications will be adjudicated and those selected will receive an invitation to proceed to revision (as applicable) and submission to CFI.

October 8th, 2020: Internal deadline for completion of revisions to selected CFI JELF applications. This version will be reviewed by SIRI and Academic Units for institutional and Unit comments/sign-off.

October 15th, 2020: CFI deadline for submission of finalized application. Where applicable, CFI JELF applications affiliated with a Canada Research Chair application will be submitted for the Chairs’ November 9th, 2020 deadline.



CFI JELF 2020_EOI_call_Jul_for_Oct2020_Final

Funding Sources

Canada Foundation for Innovation

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: July 17, 2020